Wednesday, April 21, 2010


I recently finished a couple of small projects.  I think I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I was learning to knit.  I finished the dish cloth I was working on and it turned out rather well.  I knew I made a couple of mistakes and my friend that taught me could find them but I still can not find it myself.

I have started another one so I continue to practice knit and purl when I can so I do not forget how.  I also finished my first pair of socks.  These were crocheted though which I have done for a number of years.  I bought one of those desk calendars this year that has a pattern on each of the days of the year and this pattern was included so I thought it was time for me to try socks. 

I grabbed the yarn I was going to use when I had my granddaughters with me and did not check the dye lot so one of the socks is a little different shade that the other.  It really does not bother me since I am just wearing them around the house like slippers.  I picked out yarn that is really too heavy to wear with shoes.

If you are interested in this pattern Nadine of My Crafts, Life and Times has the instructions here.  You might like to go over and visit her because she has some other patterns and is quite a crafty lady.    And now there is a newly filled basket in our family room sitting by my new comfy chair that looks like this:

I'll show you what this is all for at a later time.  I am trying something new and not sure how it will work out so if it doesn't I will not have to post about it right?   I need to move away from the computer now and work on a gift that I need to get in the mail tomorrow and think of something for Alphabe-Thursday which I am struggling with this week. Thanks for stopping by!  I always enjoy your visit.


The Rocky Creek Scotties said...

When I knit socks, they never match, they coordinate.

Great job on the dishcloth and the socks.


Bee Lady said...

As you know, I've been learning to crochet. I've been knitting for a few years now, and I always say the best way to learn is a dishcloth. Who cares if there is a mistake in it, you are going to wash dishes with it! Those are the only kinds of dishcloths I use. I have also made some bigger ones for washcloths. They feel good on the skin.

Jayme, The Coop Keeper said...

Brenda..I love making dishcloths and just purchased a pattern for making cloths with patterns on them....beehives, birdhouses, etc. They are adorable! I just went to Michaels today, and the ENTIRE section of Sugar and Cream yarn was gone...all clearanced out. Do you know anything about that? What's going on!?