Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Finishing Touches

What a weekend! I knitted, played, cleaned, played and knitted. The kids and I went to see Pirates 3 and if you haven't seen it, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) is absolute eye candy at the end of the movie. I won't spoil it for you, but I will say that man makes a delicious-looking pirate.

The kids had a ball "grass surfing" yesterday. My daughter, Andie, hitched a heavy-duty styrofoam wakeboard to the back of our lawn mower and the next thing I knew, my son, Skander, was surfing over the hills of our yard with his sister at the wheel of the mower. Oh well...Jamaica has a bobsled team. ;)

I spent last week and this past weekend putting finishing touches on several projects. You've seen the bibs I did for Emma & Isabelle, but here's a new pair for Saylor (a cousin's daughter who's due in August).

I found adorable polymer clay buttons, a heart & butterfly, and added them to my pink and yellow bibs below.

Note to Self: Get new digital camera. Also photographed below is a pair of baby booties (the first and only pair that I've made so far).

A couple more mesa bowls made with Emu Finlandia and Manos del Uruguay

And Miss Chicken. I plan on either putting a little garland around her neck or (if I can learn how to make one) a mini-shawl.

I also made a tomato hat with Shepherd's superwash.

I attempted to start the Flower Basket shawl, but the provisional cast-on stonewalled me. I'll give it another shot this week. I hope you had a wonderful weekend and Happy Knitting!


Marianne said...

What a fun weekend! I love your bibs, especially the yellow and white with the little purple button. Great booties, bowls, and tomato hat but oh my, your chicken is soooo cute!
Wish I could pop over and show you how to get started on that shawl!

Krista said...

Plese tell me how I can get a knitted chicken too! I'd love to make one for a little girl I know who loves (and has) chickens! Totally adorable.

Becky said...

Wow! You have been a very busy girl since I saw you last! You will have to bring everything to the shop for some show and tell. I LOVE it all! I'm glad that someone else has a famous chicken now. HAHA!

Dianne said...

Well Woman..you've gone over the edge now..another title..Chicken(Little) Lady..and the booties are adorable, the bibs...when do you sleep?...No wonder you don't have time for lunch..lol

Anonymous said...

Sounds like you had a great weekend!

Cute bibs; I have to get busy making some of those :)

The chicken is great! I think a mini shawl would look adorable on it. Where did you get the pattern?

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Ms. Knitingale said...

Love the bibs and booties--so sweet! And, for some reason, the chicken has me giggling. I can't explain it....but I do love it.

cate said...

You are a PROLIFIC, TERRIFIC knitter. I need that chicken pattern. catie, va

angie Cox said...

O.m.G I'm in love with a chicken ! Barbados ( Hubbie's homeland) has a Navy ..probably about ten sailors ! I love that yarn ...goegeous colours.