Saturday, January 26, 2008

Rainy Day Beret

It's been raining a lot this past week, but today we had teeny breaks of sunshine. I decided to take advantage of this and photograph a recent FO. The pattern: Max's Staircase Tam. The yarn: Malabrigo Worsted in Hollyhock. This project was super fast. I love the finished product, but the decreases were annoying and plenty. My favorite part is that she loves it!

She wore it in public, she asked to have her picture taken in it, and she found several different ways to wear it. She even asked if I could try and find her some tinted lip gloss to match. Who is this girl and what have you done with my daughter?

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Apparently, I'm a sucker for guys in eyeliner

and pink blazers who play antler sculpted keyboards in gold lame' shirts.

I've been listening to The Killers a lot lately and decided to research the band. I read about the singer and then found these photos. Not only can he sing, but he's not to shabby on the eyes either. This led me to post photos of other crooners who make me swoon.
Dave from Foo Fighters and Josh from Oueens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal.
Who are some of your favorite artist that you don't mind looking at as well as listening to? Do tell!

Monday, January 14, 2008


I have never met a vampire personally, but I don't know what might happen tomorrow.
Bela Lugosi

Pattern: Cherry Garcia
by Hello Yarn

Yarn: Malabrigo Chunky

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Sunshine on a cloudy day

It's been dreary outside the past few days, so I've decided to add some color with these photos. I've been out twice in the last 3 days, once to the grocery store for butter and once through the Carl's Jr. drive-thru for onion rings.
The positive side to this crazy weather is that is has allowed me to sit down and start on some new things, and we really need the rain!
I started some Jaywalkers with Lotus Yarns Hopeless Romantic and I cast on these cute Buccaneer's Booty Socks that my Winter Swap pal hooked me up with. Sharon gave me the greatest basket filled with goodies, like the pattern, the yarn and needles for the pattern, which are Knitpicks Harmony DPN's ( love, love, love them!). She also made the neatest skull stitch markers and indulged me with Pear Dark Chocolate, homemade cookies and other yummy treats.
I'm also looking forward to starting projects with these yarns from Wollmeise. I like this pattern for the Granatapfel (red) and maybe this one for the Poison No. 5 (black, pink, lilac).
The clouds are getting dark and the wind is picking up, time for more tea and wool.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008


Here's wishing everyone a fabulous 2008!
New Year's was fun, here are photos of me and my bestest friend pink purl at the beginning and end of the vodka-cranberry adventure. Great food + great friends = great times.
Cheers to you!