So most people don't know but I have had major tooth trauma and repair over the past few years. I won't go into details but I will say always wear a mouth guard, even if it is beer league softball, you just never know when one might catch you in the face. Anyway, before this incident I hadn't visited the dentist in many years and didn't even have one here in Portland and I needed to get one fast. Along came Dr Turk and in the two years we have known each other I have had 2 root canals and two new teeth among many other little steps and I always brought my knitting along with me. He asked every time what was I knitting him and I of course always said nothing. Well last week was my final installment to finish out my oral fiasco and I wanted to give him something back so I quickly made a tooth for him. I was able to knit it in a day in Shine Worsted
on size 7 needles. I will let you know what the pattern is when I have had it looked over by the professionals here at work. It will be a great tooth fairy pillow with the addition of a pocket (which I am a whiz at now since I was the one who did the work for our pocket tutorial
in the April 2008 catalog.)
Speaking of the professionals here in the office, I wanted to share with you my Little Cabbage from the July 2008 Creative Knitting. I couldn't resist using up some scrap yarn and it was a great office project. To start this project you had to cast on 3 stitches on dpns (which I am really bad at using) so Kerin came up with the solution to start with a short i-cord and then create the head. Brilliant! I tell you, I was motoring along in no time and you can't even see it since the leaves cover the top. It rocks to work with such smart and resourceful knitters!