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Peggy Stuart's Blog – January 2010 Archive (4)

Off in All Directions! Sir Elton and Baby Knitting...

The second half of January is always busy for me because of my volunteer work for the Sundance Film Festival. This year includes a lot of baby knitting, too!

Above is the "Dolly" sweater from Jaeger Handknits, JB29. The bonnet was my addition. How can little Daphne Dawn wear the lovely sweater without a bonnet to match? I made a basic bonnet, adding the pattern and the lace… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 28, 2010 at 12:31pm — 40 Comments

Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot...

One of my new year's resolutions is to photograph and upload long-finished projects. Like this one...

Here's the back:

This is the Persian Poppy Waistcoat from Kaffe Fassett at the V & A. I actually went to the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1988 and met Kaffe Fassett, who was giving a talk there. He left California years ago to visit a friend in England, and ended… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 21, 2010 at 11:06am — 17 Comments

January Knitting and Spinning

I've been working on the "Dolly" baby sweater from Jaeger Handknits, 27 Designer Garments by Martin Story for Babies and Children, using KP's Stroll (actually, old "Essential" I bought on sale months ago) in "Glacier," a discontinued color. I just finished the back:

Here's the front:

I managed to… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 13, 2010 at 8:15am — 10 Comments

New Year's Resolutions

Here are DD and I, sitting on the couch at DBIL's house, while our family members are snowshoeing.

I was thinking about my New Year's Resolutions for 2009 and my knitting goals for 2010 while finishing up the knitting of the "Heartbreakingly Cute Baby Kimono" from Mason-Dixon Knitting.

I still need to weave or darn in the ends and put the ribbon on. DD had her knitting,… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 8, 2010 at 8:12am — 18 Comments

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