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Remember when I told you about some charity knitting that I was planning on doing. I'm happy to say they are done. Both in the time frame I gave myself. First the hat that Elianastar put a call out for the sailors of U.S.S. Decatur. Wish I had time to knit more but one is better than none right? Well it is one its way.




Then Tara put a call out for scarves for this charity. Now since this was a pretty quick knit and her deadline isn't until Dec.1 I am going to wait to send it in to see if maybe I can knit another one. Here is the Montana Scarf.



You would think with all the projects I that I recently cast on that I would stop for a bit. Nope I have actually cast not one, not two but three more. Yes three more projects. Crazy I know. Is it time to change my name to Cast4many yet?

Well I couldn't resist this yarn was begging to be knit.
The pattern is Tease from Knit & Wrap in a lovely bulky homespun yarn I bought at the fiber festival ( I've only been to one). the pattern calls for a US19. I'm using a US17 (12.00mm) Zephyr options needle.


Knitting cables twist on this size needle was a challenge for me but I like the look.
Here's what I have so far.



This week is Halloween and we have been invited to a Halloween party. Well I though it would be fun to see what Halloween patterns there where on Ravelry. After searching and sharing some pics with DH. I came up with these two.

Hallowig from Knitty. Knit in Cascade 220 I had in my stash on size US 8 (5.00mm) KP nickle options needles. I cast on for this last night while listening to The Knit Wits podcast. I miss my frequent KP podcast. I know they take time and love it when a new episode comes out and even enjoy re-listening to the older ones but I need something while I wait. So I have been trying to listen to different ones until the next KP one comes out. If you would like to recommend a podcast for me to check out that would be great.
Back to Hallowig. While I was knitting and listening to The Knit Wits last night I lost track of the time and even got to the bangs section of the pattern. After trying it on this morning I realize that length was a bit too long and would drive me nuts when wearing it so I had to rip back to shorten it.


So what was my other Halloween cast on project?
Well naughty of me I know but I am going to wait a little bit before sharing that one. Hehe.. In fact I better get back to knitting or neither of them will get done on time but I will show you a picture of what I cast on this morning and how far I am. Any ideas of what it is? Other than a bad picture of black knitting in bad lighting. LOL!


It is going to be hard enough to concentrate on knitting this afternoon since its
SAL ( Spin a long) PARTY TIME!!!

We now have 100 members and get this Susan the Blue Lake Knitter's Daughter is member 100! How cool is that?!
So if you haven't joined yet or already a member 'cmon lets party!


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Comment by Nutty4Knitting on October 29, 2010 at 3:29pm
Way to Go, Knit! Doing some charity projects is on our 'list'! Haven't dug through the 'clutter' above yet. May just pop into the charity group and see what's going on, though.
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on October 27, 2010 at 10:21pm
Wonderful cast ons, Knit! Good job on the charity knitting... mine is finished and gone. Cast on five projects for my trip - finished one this evening - one more is a few hours from finishing. 3 more to go.
Comment by Peggy Stuart on October 27, 2010 at 8:17pm
I bought two copies of the wonderful book for Christmas presents!
Comment by KnitterGirl39 on October 27, 2010 at 11:35am
Tease is one of the ones I want to knit up too! But I have other project I want/need to finish first - though this would really be useful with all the wind we have had the past couple of days. Hope it isn't to bad up north by you.
Comment by Kate Moynahan on October 27, 2010 at 11:06am
Well to quote Barry Fitzgerald in The Quiet Man "Homeric!"

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