Thursday, August 21, 2008

Yes, I have been knitting


I have finally finished my July socks for the Sock Challenge. This is the Ivy League sock pattern designed by Wendy Johnson. I test knit the pattern for it (and enjoyed doing that a lot), but after the first sock and casting on and knitting part of the second, my attention seemed to get diverted. I've been spending a lot of time working on my moguldum. I'm podcasting for Knitting Purls now, and I'm starting a new ezine, Spinning & Dyeing, which will debut in December. But I really do like the pattern. Incidentally, Wendy has generously donated it to the Patterns for Paws Project!



I'm on the board of the Editorial Freelancers Association. Last week we had a 2-hour teleconference. In anticipation that I'd get bored, I designed the Bored Board sock to work on during the meeting. I wanted something simple, since I knew I should probably pay attention. This yarn is the Mad Hatter I dyed using Kool-Aid. I like how it's working up.



As of Monday afternoon, I have something else taking up some of my time. I'd like to introduce you to Miss Ewenice T. Bunet. The last name is pronounced Bun-nay by the way. She is a Lionhead bunny and is 6 months old. And yes, I plan to spin her fur. But mostly I plan to love her.

9 comments:

Brenda said...

your socks look beautiful!

Daniele said...

Love the new bunny!!! Can't wait to see how the colors work out on the kool-aid socks.

Jessica said...

Gorgeous socks!! And congrats again on your new addition. She's adorable!

Ida said...

Thanks everyone

Beverly said...

Moguldom is an awesome responsibility. I know you will be great! I love your new addition.

Nancy McCarroll - Arts, Crafts and Favorites said...

are you going to knit anything with the bunny fur? I have two white dogs and am saving their fur to add with perhaps alpaca....now i need a spinner.

Ida said...

I think I will try to spin using Ewenice's fur, but she is a little bunny.
There are services that spin animal fur advertised in many of the knitting magazines.

Leslie said...

Bunet? Like Hyacinth Bucket?? too funny :)

Ida said...

Exactly, Leslie. Love that show.