Sunday, 15 September 2013

Sassy and Brash Tulip

pattern: Pomatomus by Cookie A
yarn: Louhittaren Luolan Väinämöinen in colour Tulppaani, 75g
needles: 2.5mm

Some of you already noticed this yarn in one of the previous posts. Isn't it absolutely impudent? Like one of those completely shameless yellows? The pics don't even do justice to how bright neon it is.

On a side note, my friend has finally created her own blog, which I'm superhappy about as she knits some amazing things! Check it out! There's also a familiar pair of feet in that blog as we have a fantastic, multifuntional knitting relationship that covers everything from bitching about patterns to taking photos of finished objects and modeling for them!

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Maybe this is no m'aidez, m'aidez

Sneaker Pimps - M'aidez

pattern: Aidez by Cirilia Rose
yarn: Cascade Eco Wool in colour Ecru, 530g
needles: 6mm

Once again, heaps of pics. But this is something I've been knitting since May and now it's done - superhappy with the result, it's so soft, warm and comfortable. Sleeves a bit too long but at least the hem covers my arse. The pattern is written to be knit flat.. yeah, snowball's chance in hell, I did this with in-round mods found on MelleChou's project page.

Friday, 6 September 2013

quintessential procrastinator

pattern: Quintessence II by Tiina Kuu
yarn: Regia 8-fach, 130g
needles: 3.5mm

Something tells me I'm not the only one with this grievous fault... but I'm one of those people who sometimes just can't be arsed to begin a project in time, especially if it's a gift. Not that I don't care, I'm just really preoccupied with something more "fundamental" at the moment (shitty films, fanfiction, skimming through instagram, you name it). In the end, I get the project done in time, but I might be still weaving in ends just before I ring the doorbell, sawing off the pieces of yarn with my incisors or knitting like motherfucker on train or car while cursing my magnificent ability to procrastinate.

This was one of those projects, the pic taken 2 minutes before running out the door. The recipient was ever so happy, so that's the main point, I suppose. TiiQ's pattern was so well written, I think I need to delve into her other patterns too in the near future.