Sunday 17 February 2008

Lots of Progress

I feel like I have lots to report this week, I have been a busy bunny! I was off work for the week as my daughter was off school and also happened to catch an awful cold, so lots of knitting was done while curled up on the sofa watching crappy tv. For crappy tv, read cartoons that my daughter was watching. I don't know how she likes that crap. Anyway, onto the progress reports!

First up, my Tangled Yoke Cardigan:




I have finished the body up as far as the sleeves and am about a third of the way through the first sleeve. I'm unsure about the length of the body, it looks to me like it may be a bit short for my liking, so before I join on the sleeves when I finish them, I'll decide whether to knit a few more rows on the body.

Next, the Slipped Stitch Rib Socks:



This is the second sock and is coming along nicely. I should finish these this week hopefully. Hubby's birthday is Friday 29th, so I've loads of time.

A new project! I bought Carol Meldrum's Knitted Icons (ravelry link) a while back on special in Borders and thought it was hilarious. Hubby loves David Bowie, so I decided to surprise him with a David Bowie doll too!



I have the doll all knit up and stuffed, I just need to sew him together. I have the felt for the jumpsuit cut out, I need to sew it together and then put on the doll. I'm hopeless at sewing, so I don't have very hight hopes for the jumpsuit, but it's only for fun anyway.

I also got a present of some Finnish yarn from my SnB friend, Lumia.



Isn't it lovely? I just love pinks. Thanks Lumia!

That's all the knitting news, on the property front, we have put a bid on a house and are waiting to see if it is accepted. We should know on Monday and all going well, I'll post a picture of the house then. I'm still not madly enthusiastic about it, but I do realise it has to be done.


I had to add this:
We decorated some Gingerbread Men today, and if you ever needed any proof that my Hubby has a screw loose, then here it is:

The Gingerbread Men


Mine are on the right. Some fairly standard clown and girl in bikini action. My daughters are in the middle, some nice ones there I think you'll agree. Then we come to his:

I'm calling this Nacho Libre, even though I know this is meant to be a gimp. He's so nasty.




This one is Britney Spears, in her outfit for Hit Me Baby One More Time.



I rest my case.

2 comments:

del said...

Oh those cookies are great! lol

The TY cardi is looking fabulous--can't wait to see it finished!

the lazy knitter said...

I love the celebrity cookies!! Hope you get better soon!

cheers,

tere
the lazy knitter
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