Wednesday, August 20, 2008



Actually I finished this on Sunday and was doing kitchener stitch on the toes of the second sock by the time we received our Olympic Medal after a drought of 48 years.

The first sock was done awhile ago but the second took a bit of time. So what could be more apt than to put this up for Ravelympics 2008? Of course after I finished Ester, I was all ready to finish more projects! I zipped through this with turning the heel on friday while watching the Table Tennis Women's Team Semi-Finals. And the rest of the leg and toes while waiting for and watching the Finals on Sunday. The Semi-Finals was such an exciting match I had to stop a few times for fear of breaking my needles. And the finals? Well it was such a good match I did stop and watch in awe many times~!

The silly thing is, I realized this wasn't tagged for Ravelympics after all!! For some reason, it was just not tagged and I just thought it was. Much to my disappointment, of course. Sigh. :( But in a way I'm quite glad since I got to finish another project.

Cotton in Regia Surf Color, using the Eyelet Bar stitch Pattern with Narrow Heel in Charlene Schurch's More Sensational Knitted Socks. Needles were 2.25mm Ebony Sox Stix.

Sunday, August 17, 2008



Ester by Alice Bell. Made with Jaeger Merino Aran with 5mm Addi Circulars

This project is also part of Ravelympics 2008's WIP Wrestling

Monday, August 11, 2008

Little bits of Beading

I did some beading on Friday. I guess I've been wanting to bead for awhile but never had the chance to sit down and do it until now.

Heart and Gothic Cross

The Cross pattern is taken from a Japanese magazine Beads News, and is made with Purple Velvet and Jet Hermatite Swarovski crystals. The Heart is also from the same magazine and is made from swarovski crystals as well except I can't remember the color. I think I might give it to Mang. hehe it looks nice on her.

Meanwhile I'm trying to finish my Ester today for Ravelympics. I was watching Synchro Diving, Soccer and Hockey while doing the project off and on.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Oh C'mon. It's just 5.

I'm talking about WIPs.

Many would know that I have startitis. I just like to start projects and live with the idea of having anything and everything available, whenever and wherever I want it. I mean, sometimes, I feel like doing lace. Sometimes, socks. Sometimes something brainless. Sometimes a difficult sock. Sometimes boring lace. Sometimes cabling.

So ok, when I heard of the Ravelympics, I was thinking ... Shall I start a sock? A scarf? A shawl? What shall I do? Which Event should I take part in? Well, what could be more apt than to join the WIP Wrestling event. It's time to finish up those socks and the cardi I started.

What cardi?

Here, have a look at all the WIPs I have on hand and are going for Ravlympics.

Ester in Progress
Ester: I'm at the sleeve/collar thing part and reaching the last ribbings soon. But I think ribbing is boring.

One Trystero
Trystero: One more to go (less the cuff cos I've already done that)

Cotton: I think there's only 70% of the second sock to go.

Here are the two WIPs that I have and aren't going for Ravelympics because I decided not to be too ambitious.

Hanami in Progress
Hanami: I'm going to finish the Basketweave section today so if that happens I'm going to be at the 50% mark.

Muguet de Mai
Muguet de Mai: It's the 9th repeat of 10.... but I still have the border to go! bleah.

I think I'm in a lace phase at the moment. I feel like casting on 1000000 lace projects. I might cast on Queen Anne IF I finish all my Ravelympics stuff Plus I finish 75% of Hanami and all the repeats less the border of Muguet de Mai.

Now: Watch me break my own promise.

Monday, August 04, 2008

More Yarn!

As if it can never be enough~

Socks that Rock

Silkie STR - Backstabber


STR - Pallas Athena
Pallas Athena

STR - Tanzanite

Kauni Effektgarn

Kauni - Lila Art
Lila Art

Habu Textiles
Stainless Steel

Habu Textiles Avril

Superfine Merino

Habu Textiles Avril

Rowan Kidsilk Haze

Rowan KSH - Majestic