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PickleSue's Blog – September 2009 Archive (3)

Sigh, my company has gone...

Yes, my company has left me, so my mind returns yet again to what could the Colorwork Mystery KAL actually be? And my fingers fairly itch to catch up... I received my red colorway of the East Meets West Bag in the mail on Saturday! Along with a new stash of books. Along that note, I'm thinking of making a vow, goal, commitment, whatever you may, to not buy another book until I make 1 item from a certain number of books I already own at this minute. I originally thought all of them, but that… Continue

Added by PickleSue on September 28, 2009 at 1:00am — 4 Comments

The UGH sweater is getting less UGH-ly every day!!

One day after I found a bee-YOO-tiful pattern I wanted to make for my MIL and SIL- because they are both teachers (one K, one 1st gr) and the pattern is Kathleen Taylor's colorwork vest with the alphabet and crayons on it, I decided I need to quit with the gifts for other people already and work on stuff for my own kids. So I pulled out the nasty old sweater I started in thrift store acrylic (my first sweater ever started) and started trying to figure… Continue

Added by PickleSue on September 8, 2009 at 7:15pm — 5 Comments

My thrift store was fun today... and the UGH sweater has new sleeves on it!!!

I go to my local thrift store about once a week before I go to my job . Wow, was it good to me today!!! There was a hilarious old mailing tube with a crocheted handle run thru one end and tape over the other to make a 'bucket'. It has written on one side: Knitting Needles. It was marked down to 50 cents (was 75 previously). I pulled it off the shelf, kneeled down and dumped out the contents on the… Continue

Added by PickleSue on September 2, 2009 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

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