Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Feeling blue today

So, here we are, 12 days into the olympics. How's everyone doing? I'm a bit blue...I realized I have more blue knitting projects than any other color...and here's more proof.

Angelica, ala knitting olympics. Day 12. She needs a right sleeve, a seam for the left sleeve, neck detail and a button. Stefanie directed us to this site yesterday, so I felt it would be fitting to order a button for Angelica...but I wouldn't make the deadline, as they take 2-3 weeks to deliver...Gotta Go for the GOLD! So, off to the local buttoneria tomorrow!

Back to the blues...At Marie's I dyed this skein of Knit Picks "dye your own" sock yarn.

I couldn't figure out a good name right away - so I posed it with my favorite springtime candy...

And lo and behold...Spring Chicken was born (or hatched?) Doesn't a freshly wound ball of yarn look surprisingly like a bird's nest? It's less expensive and more knitterly goodness than this eastery option.

I joined Lolly's Project Spectrum, and the postcard swap. Mainly because the colors for March are red and pink. NOT blue!

Back to the olympics - 4 days left kids - let's get this show on the road!


  1. Angelica is looking good. Another thing we have in common is that I love cadbury eggs also. But only around easter time.

  2. looking good!
    we all have our doesn't help me that red and pink are the first colors, but Ill accept it :)

    now keep going!

  3. Ahhh, I'm totally doing the blue thing too. 4 out of my 5 current projects are a shade of blue. Maybe it's the winter blues?

    P.S. Cadbury eggs..... drool

  4. Your Angelica is really coming along! Go team Spider!!

  5. Look at that growing Angelica! You are certainly going for the gold, girl! Almost there and even going the extra mile for the button. Can't wait to see her finished!

  6. angelica's looking just lovely!!! you're totally going to make gold!

    go team spider!

  7. very nice,
    hey i heard that gardening is becoming the male equivalent of the recent female trend back to knitting. i challenge furry to enter my tomato growing contest coming in may!

  8. So pretty, Julsey! I can't wait to see you modeling this one for us!

    I am gearing up for Project Spectrum too - but pink and red are my colors, so I have about a billion projects for the first month! hehe

  9. Angelica is looking wonderful!

  10. Nice, I like the way the sleeves spread out.