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Archive for January 6th, 2010

Two and Three

During the feast that was the Bacon/Cheese/Chocolate potluck I finished up TWO scarves.  Yes two finished projects in one night.  Be super amazed.

Let me first tell you about the awesomeness that was the potluck.  The rules were as following: all foods made had to contain cheese, chocolate, or bacon.  They could contain multiple combinations but not required. For the main course we had bacony/cheese French toast, bacon pineapple pizza, bacon mac and cheese, bacon turkey tetrazini, bean feta salad, bacony brussel sprouts, and bacon wrapped filet.  Beverages included Brownie Martinis and Bacon tea.  Deserts included bacon caramels, bacon apple pie with cheddar cheese, white chocolate covered bacon, dark chocolate bacon brownies, turtles.  I can’t think of anything else, but I am sure I forgot someone’s dish.  It all was super delicious. Thanks to Kristin for hosting the awesomeness, who decided to make it an annual event.  I love my friends.  I did bring my camera to the event, but I got distracted by bacon fumes and left it in my purse for most of the night.  To see pictures you can post stalk Jacie because I know she took tons of pictures.

I finished the Debbie Bliss Super Chunky Moss stitch scarf and Jaidyn’s Scarf in coughcough acrylic coughcough. Mind you the latter was for 3 year old and I was given instructions that it must be made out of something indestructible.  Boo…that’s no fun.  Oh and thanks to Aaron who weaved the ends in of the too scarves.  He didn’t know there would be knitting…. right.  There is always knitting.

On to the projects…

I tried to buy a new adapter to upload the pictures.  I even got one of the ones with 6 different hook up things… and you know what.. NONE of them fit in the stupid camera.  It just goes along with the theme of my day “Frustrating” – It was one of those days.  So actual finished project pictures will have to wait.  Instead I will leave you will WIP projects.

Two

Pattern: 15 stitch moss stitch

Yarn: Debbie Bliss Super Chunky Cashmerino

Needles: Addi Turbos size 17

Cast on: sometime in 2009 – right after I finished my second noro scarf

Bind off: Jan 2, 2010

three

Pattern: I can’t read directions from a stitch dictionary pattern

What I did instead

Row1: Knit

Row2: Purl

Row3: K1, sl1 yarn in back

Row 4: K1, sl1 yarn in back (should have been with yarn in front…but yup apparently I can’t read)

Yarn: Vanna’s Choice in Rose Mist – 1 skein

Needles: Size 7 Boob Needles

Cast on: Nov 2009 – I think I bought the yarn on Halloween….

Bind off: Jan 2 2010

Finished length: hahah… you act like I measured it or took real pictures of it before it made it’s way to Karen.

I had intentions of posting this last night…I had a lot of good intentions yesterday. Maybe today will be a better day.

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