Happy Monday!!

WOW What a way to welcome in the first day of my maternity leave and a MONDAY at that!!! First thing this morning, post man rings my doorbell bearing a cute little box with the FANCIEST set of needles you shall EVER see!! These things look fabo! Of course, I dug in IMMEDIATELY. I’m an organization freak and I had to fix it all up in its beautiful black binder. (I used to be a big fan of daytimers until palm pilots came along!) I love it! I know that I can go to staples and pick up any extra pockets I may need (or probably just place a yarn order from KP…. LOL)

I haven’t used any needles yet cuz I have to see what I want to cast on for first. 😀

Picture 003.jpg But one tip I can suggest is to get the needle ID tags, remove all the needles from the cardboard thingie it comes in, and place a big needle, a small needle and their corresponding ID tags into the 3 pocket ziplock things. It’s much easier than fighting with the little elastic things holding down the needles on the cardboard.
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Picture 005.jpgHere are the Angora Baby Booties for GL. These were sooo easy to make! One evening is all it took. Couple of hours. Yarn is from webs. I had some left over and now I wanna order a couple more skeins to make a scarf with the rest of this. It’s unbelievably soft!

Baudelairesocks.jpgThe Baudelaire socks are marching along nicely. I’m up to the gusset increases. This is going to be a wonderful heel that I’ll probably use in other toe-up socks I might make. I ended up ripping back to where the lace pattern started because the fact that I screwed it up was EATING me up inside! HAHAHA

sockyarn.jpgHere are the colorful sock yarns I bought from KnitPicks. I really like the Dancing (pinkish tones). It’s stretchy – I think it will make a wonderful pair of summer anklets so I’ll cast on for those soon. The other yarn is Simple Stripes in the Crayon colorway which is MUCH MORE colorful in person!!

Necia I hope I done made you proud with my crayon yarn! HA!

Picture 002.jpgAnd lastly but most definitely not least, Esmie made GL a toy! She calls it Mr. Junior Potato. Isn’t this cute?? We’re going to buy a rattle and put it inside today.

2 thoughts on “Happy Monday!!”

  1. Hello fellow NYer! I am holding off buying the KP needles for now. Am hoping that the craze dies down so that I can request them for Xmas. 🙂

    The Baudelaire socks look great! They’re on my list of to dos!

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