Armed and Ready

With knitting and for meetings, that is.

I’m going with the Abby cowl from Knitty in a hand-dyed wool/cotton blend that ranges from apricot to plum and the Drops neck warmer—my friend Chris had exactly the yarn called for (in a nice grey-blue) left over from a sweater and gave it to me. I’ve got Abby on the needles with the first pattern repeat knit up, so it’s ready to go. I’ll need to pick up some size 13 circulars this afternoon for the Drops piece and get it started, so I don’t have to fiddle with casting on during meetings.

Meanwhile, if, like, me, you have young Potter fans in your life, you’ll want to get Freshisle Fibers‘ Golden Snitch Hat (link to a pdf; you can also find this pattern on Ravelry) into your queue. I know at least one boy who needs this hat for Christmas. (You may also want to check out their self-striping watermelon sock yarn, which is sadly out of stock—but it’s still a delight to look at.)

September 14 2008 10:20 am | Uncategorized

4 Responses to “Armed and Ready”

  1. tammy on 14 Sep 2008 at 12:50 pm #

    Yay Abby cowl!

  2. nichole on 15 Sep 2008 at 11:59 am #

    Abby Cowl looks like a fun meeting project!

    YEAH – the dish rag tag box is almost too you… its off to Shelly by tomorrow and then you! GO TEAM DEUCES WILD!

  3. shelly on 18 Sep 2008 at 2:02 pm #

    I’ve looked at that golden snitch hat more than once on ravelry……mighty tempting.

    I mailed the box tonight.

    Enjoy!

  4. nichole on 19 Sep 2008 at 5:23 am #

    Go Team Deuces Wild!!!!!! The box is on its way to you and we’re done….. we’re tied for FIRST PLACE!!! WOO HOO – go, go, go! Please come to the DRT forum and post on the blog so we know when you get the box and get it back to Emily! Thanks so much!

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