Friday, October 17, 2008
Oh, look at the crocheted candidates for president! How hilarious is that?! I love it--if you make them, they'll probably be collectors items in the future!
Hah, I love that too much!!!
Also, I was reading Norah's blog--did you know she is offering a free pattern that is very swing-coat, Hanne Falkenberg reminiscent?! It is offered on her blog and her Ravelry group members are the test-knitters! How cool is that?! I love Norah Gaughan's stuff....wish I had some needles free at this point!
So there I was, surfing the Berroco free patterns site, when I came upon "Quixotic". For all you mosaic knitting lovers, this looks like the ultimate project! I love the way it looks in black and white, too! How pretty! I'm tempted....
And I'm still in love with Beatrice...I'm sure I posted about this in the spring. It looks so easy and quick--nothing like fast crochet garments in ripple stitch!!! I want to make this with some stash cotton.
Another beautiful (and free!) pattern is the Alexi throw. I love the color of yarn their sample is knit in, too.
Now, on to something I've been holding back--I can't keep it to myself anymore. I wanted to be able to show an FO of this before I posted the link, but that's not gonna happen. (I'm really backed up with Christmas knitting) So I'll share it now! I really want to make one of these starfish dishcloths. It's a great shape, and I love anything ocean-themed!!! Hope that might give you all an idea for gift-knitting....
Well, have a nice weekend. I'll be out of town, so no blogging til next week at least.