Friday, November 30, 2007

Finished the Jayne Hat!

Taylor modeling his Jayne Hat
After making two perfectly nice pompoms I finally got one scraggly enough to use. The boy seems to like it.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Failed Pompom

I put a lot of work into making this, my first pompom, only to watch it quickly consume the hat with its gargantuan size. Plus, I was told that it wasn't 'scraggly' enough for a genuine Jayne hat. Le sigh.

Failed Pompom

At least the hat in general is turning out alright.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Finished 'Vog On's! Started Jayne Cobb Hat!

Here are my finished socks! I love them, but I think from now on I'm going to go down a needle size for whatever is listed in the pattern - I think I'm a fairly loose knitter.
Finished Vog Ons!

I've also nearly finished the Jayne Cobb hat for my boyfriend, but found that following the directions led me far astray - so I'm going to finish up the earflaps (I've only got one left) and then attempt a surgical procedure at the color change. I'm thinking of picking apart the hat, putting the top on needles, ripping out a few inches of the orange, knitting half an inch of yellow, and then use kitchener's stitch to graft them together. Yeeeeaaaah.... maybe just ripping half of it apart WOULD be less work... ugh.

Monday, November 12, 2007


Because of my boyfriend's desire that I knit him this,

the Jayne Cobb hat, from firefly - he's gone out and gotten me some cheap yarn to make him a hat with. And I've grown into such a yarn snob that I'm ashamed to put it in the stash bag and embarrassed to add it to my digital stash on ravelry.
Whatever. Snobbery is stupid.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Blue Moon Fiber Arts Destashing

I spent... ::drum roll:: 108 dollars. Non knitters would think that's outrageous, knitters on the other hand, would recognize a modicum of self restraint in a room full of marked down mill ends. I got:
Blue Moon F.A. Red Alpaca, Wool, and Silk Blend GRAB BAG
Blue Moon Fiber Arts, Falcons Eye Silkmo
Blue Moon Fiber Arts, Undertoe Ribbon Yarn
Blue Moon Fiber Arts, LunaSea Peru
Blue Moon, Socks the Rock Lightweight, Spindel
Blue Moon, Socks the Rock Lightweight, Fire on the Mountain
Blue Moon Fiber Arts, Fire on the Mountain Kidmo
Isn't it EXCITING! My stash is now crawling out of the 'humiliation' category! I now have more knittable yarn than red hart and eyelash crap! Yay!