söndag, februari 17, 2013

Knitting Fair and Stickas annual meeting

Yesterday I went to the Knitting Fair and Stickas annual meeting. Here is what I came home with:

First of all I bought Tant Koftas two booklets and Stickas new one: 100g of yarn.

These two pearl designs is for DD1. She's the one that is in to jewelry. But the buttons is for me.

purchased this kit at Britts butik. It will become mittens for DD1. 

This two skeins of Schoppelwolle Jeans ball I purchased at Nysta. They were on sale.

This kit we we got from Sticka as a gift. It's Sandnes alpakka sock yarn  and pattern for either mittens or socks.

When I waited for the train home I purchased the newest number of Piecework. Love it. So much intresting articles and some fun patterns to.

Actually I did some knitting to:-). So this baby sweater is now finished at last. Just blocking and buttons left.
Pattern: My own.
Yarn: Schachenmayr nomotta Baby wool.
Needles: 3,5mm
5 buttons

söndag, februari 10, 2013

As I Said...Sock swamp:-)

I've really dived down in the sock swamp. Here are my newest addition to my sock stash:-). It's good that everyone in my family want's to wear handknitted socks.

Nr 1:
Socks for DH i Sandnes new sock yarn in alpakka
Needles: 3.25mm
Pattern: none
He loves them already. And I love the yarn. It's so soft and nice to knit with. To bad it comes only in a few colours.

Pair nr 2:
Pattern: Mojo socks
Needles: 2,5mm
Yarn: Viking  of Norway Nordlys.
Love the yarn even though it's loose spun, because it's so soft.

Pattern: Lontelina (from Stickas hemsida) made by Eva Kilander.
Needles: 2.5mm
Yarn: Viking of Norway Nordlys.