after two patterns that didn't work out i skipped the intended kddb-kal and went on to the socktopia uzume. kept the cuff from the previous attempt. unlabelled yarn from storm in the attic, dpns 2,5mm.
heart sachets intended as part of wedding present for friend, dpns 3mm. regia tibet colour (brrr) turned out really ugly. went to berthi's heart project - to my surprise she was happy with it.
eventually decided to make this kddb-kal for the beloved instead of for myself. but when will i finally remember to make heels that properly fit his large instep? unlabelled yarn from storm in the attic, dpns 2,5mm.
socks for the beloved, to replace the first ones i knit for him. those are now threadbare. colour inspired by the malamute we used to have. regia 4fädig colour, sylt. dpns 3mm.
quick quick chic
super fast baba jersey with rowan chunky print 81 from winter sale at lys arthur bales in linden. only it was much too large for her at the time, so has been on hold for a year. circ and straight(!) 10mm.
little purse, made as a swatch for felting. elle merino brights, circ 7mm.
travel loudspeaker cover
cover for mr.n's travel loudspeakers, including mini pocket for cable. remains of yarn from joris' jersey: steinbach sport in baby blue. dpns 4,5mm to make it sturdy.
socks for my mum and her cold feet who are coming to visit. the colourway is too bland for my taste but perfect for her. the monkey pattern livens it up. biological sock wool from storm op zolder in 'zoetig' (sweetish) colourway. dpns 2,5mm.
present for amy, our aff instructor. the 'in' thing to say is "blue skies!" so it's a light blue hat with her red canopy on top. little ropes complete the parachute picture. has been on hold for a while after i broke my ankle due to turbulence at my 10th jump. rowan cashsoft from sale at lys arthur bales, circ 4,5mm.
baby hat in mostly dark red, lana grossa meilenweit megaboots stretch 709, circ/dpns 3mm. yarn obtained from wollekje through swap for bread machine.
chain mail toddler socks
mini sockies for girl friend of a boy with nice parents, to relieve him of a chain mail. opal lollipop 1016, short bamboo dpns 2,5.
quick socks pour ma bébé who suddenly outgrew all her socks. opal lollipop 1010, short dpns 2,5.
on the road lollipops
couldn't resist starting this while on the road with newly bought stuff. later they became of great consolence during unexpected hospital visit (i broke my ankle). opal lollipop 1016, short bamboo dpns 2,5.
murphy's baby cardigan
cardigan for the baba. started for european winter visit, finished for local winter. almost everything went wrong so lots of improvising. jaeger baby merino from arthur bales, bamboo circ 3,5.
cast sock hat
half sized sock or minihat to cover cold toes of plaster cast leg. from scheepjes invicta coloris 1690, lovely yarn that i used for straightlaced socks earlier this year. dpns 3mm.
never ending pomatomus
knitty sock. stash cone of m+m vecta, blue blend, dpns 2,5mm.
knitted first repeat in january for small knitalong; picked up for short while 2mos later. frogged 1 repeat after mistakes during taking of winning calendar pics in june. restarted in november. and march.
the basis of knitty's coronet in purple rowan cashsoft scraps. dpns 4mm.
for dirk's baby-to-be a pair in scheepjes invicta coloris. a bit larger than previous installments as those were reportedly rather small. dpns 3mm.
kiddie chemo cap
another kiddie hat for our chemo cap drive, in cooperation with craftwise magazine. in vinnis nikkim hand dyed cotton, variegated green. circ 4mm.
baby chemo cap
during hobby-x: baby hat, also for practicing my fair isle technique. for our chemo cap drive, in cooperation with craftwise magazine. in rowan cashsoft, woot! dpns 4mm.
headrest cover for my car, whose nylon headrests always snag my hair. the elle plumé bothered me so much i did only one. circ 8.
toilet lady's wip
installation art for moem: a work that looks as if the toilet lady will return any moment to pick up her knitting and sit at her table with the coin saucer again. sankt moritz from stash, circs 8mm.
south african flag for snb london's trafalgar lion project. family knit and some scraps, circs 4,5.
straightlaced socks on dpns. yarn a bit too busy, deserved some air with lace. piece of cake, nice result. scheepjes invicta coloris 1690, dpns 2,5 and 3. for me.
polkadots were fugly in intarsia, so sewn on afterwards. swiss darning ugly too. chain stitch was the thing. elle toytime dk (bought at lys arthur bales) in magenta, grape and poison green. circs 4 and 4,5mm for body, dpns 4,5mm for legs. for baby.