Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Yarn Along: A Cat in a Hat

 I am joining along with Ginny from Small Things today for the Yarn Along. Please follow the link to join along.

I went a little crazy last week with cabin fever and decided I had to knit my cat Milo a "Raspberry Beret". He was less than impressed...

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 His sister Lola was a much calmer model.
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Click this and then go back up and look at the photos again, it's even better with a soundtrack ;)

I also knit Nalah a pair of legwarmers during our drive down to the Kite Festival.
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I opened my mail to a fun surprise last week, Storey Pulishing sent me a copy of Knit Christmas Stockings, edited by Gwen W.Steege. I have always wanted to learn to knit designs in multiple colors and a Christmas stocking would be a perfect first project for that. There are some wonderful patterns an whimsical charts. I wish I had more time to knit these days, if I did I would freak out and try to knit stockings for all of my kids this year in a design with their names and dancing animals in a rainbow of colors. Yeah, I will save that for another year. 
Right now I am still knitting toddler fingerless gloves to sell over the holidays, everything else is on hold for a bit. I am dreaming of knitting a red sweater for myself...
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6 comments:

Victoria said...

Incredibly adorable...such a sweet kitty..looks so fantastic! beautifully done..
Victoria

Elisabeth Andrée said...

Adorable cat with some pricless looks on it's face:) Love the hat.

elisabethandree said...

Sorry, I mean priceless not pricless.

Lisa @ HappyinDoleValley said...

Aw, such a cute kitty all dressed up. :) LOVE the leg warmers. :)

Cathie J said...

Milo does not look happy at all. Cute hat, leg warmers and little one.

Jennifer - The Deliberate Mom said...

Those cat hats are sooooo cute! I love the leg warmers.

I always long to knit when I see these yarn along postings. Got to get back at it.
xoxo