Thursday, January 03, 2013

Knit Chic

With all the knitting going on, I think I should change the name of the blog to Knit Chic instead of Sew Chic.  Just kidding, but yes, it seems 2012 was the year for knitting for me.  I really do hope to sew more in 2013 because I sure do miss it!

No sewing yet, but the knitting continues....

This cowl scarf, modeled by my daughter, was a gift for my mom.  It suits my mom much better in size than it does Emily.  I liked this cowl so much that I'm half tempted to make myself one.  I particularly like it when worn as a hood.
 
PatternHoney Cowl
Yarn: Lion Brand Amazing in the Glacier Bay colorway


This next hat and scarf set was made for my dad, modeled by my son.  I don't know that my dad will ever wear it, but I thought it might be warm for him in the cold Wyoming weather.  (I'm not there, so I'll never know).  



Yarn:  Lion Brand Tweed Stripes


With the remains of the Amazing yarn for my mom's cowl, I made a scarf and hat.  Okay, the whole truth is that I didn't have enough leftover yarn so I had to buy another skein.  I do like this yarn even though it is a wool/acrylic blend.  It's not that fun to knit with (fuzzy and a bit splitty--yes, that's a word), but it is so soft and I love the excitement of watching the colors play out.  

Yarn:  Lion Brand Amazing
 
And now I think I'm going to go to my sewing room and see if I can make some sense of the shambles there.  My idea of giving Emily free rein of the sewing room has its disadvantages.  :(





4 comments:

  1. Lovely pieces ! The honey cowl is in my Rav favorites - I'd love to get to it this season. Happy New Year !

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  2. I'm kinda jealous of your mum...and dad....and everyone else who's getting these cosy goodies!! xx

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  3. That Scrunchable hat and scarf are just gorgeous! I love the color changes as well!

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  4. thanks for share...

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