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FOs and Destash

June 14, 2007


Two FOs that I’ve been waiting on posting about until they were mailed off – the top is the Heartbreakingly Cute Baby Kimono from Mason-Dixon Knitting (I think the title is appropriate) and the bottom is another pair of Roll Top Bootees from 50 Baby Bootees to Knit – by far one of my favorite patterns. You just can’t be unhappy when you have a pair of baby bootees. I see what Stephanie is talking about (the Bee Shoes are also on my list)


I’m still plugging away at the manly socks – the first was finished last night (not pictured) and has been tried on to confirm fit before starting with the 2nd. I need to figure out what knitting to bring along with me this weekend to Vegas. I imagine the grad students will look at me funny if I start knitting while they gamble, but I’ll need something to do on the drive out there at least 🙂 I received my copy of Knitting Lingerie Style, and I absolutely love it. I haven’t looked too much into the specifics of the patterns (sizing, difficulty, yarn requirements), but at first glance it’s one of my favorite books. There’s alot in there I could see myself making (if I ever get through the huge cache of projects I already have….)

In other news, the Destash blog is closing down today. I can’t blame the moderators – Blogger has been exceptionally buggy with that blog and it’s caused alot of problems of multiple posts or posts not appearing or who knows what. Plus it’s a huge endeavor to manage. There’s already at least 2 wordpress blogs reserved to replace it, plus some discussion on Ravelry to start a sell/trade page with links to people’s stashes.

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. jillian permalink
    June 14, 2007 5:15 pm

    The cuteness! Eek. Little baby knits always get me.

  2. teresa permalink
    June 14, 2007 5:32 pm

    Congratulations on the new 1/2 FO! I think I need to make some baby booties….

  3. erin michelle permalink
    June 14, 2007 11:00 pm

    Recipients of such sweet sweet FOs are some durn lucky, well-dressed babies : ) (P.S. I get nervous about using any, um, “course” language online — it seems that the blogworld has much better control over their mouths than I. Sometimes, though, nothing else will do!!!)

  4. mary permalink
    June 15, 2007 4:51 am

    The baby booties are adorable and the sweater too. I’ll have to remember that for my next baby gift. Knitting on the drive to Vegas sounds like heaven… as long as there’s air conditioning. Have fun!

  5. Monika permalink
    June 19, 2007 2:15 pm

    I am (well my baby is) the very very lucky recipient of these super cuteness!!! Kate, you rock! I hope you get my mail soon. Truly bring joyful tears to my eyes when we got them and pleasant surprise!!!
    I can’t wait to dress her in it and take pics 🙂 and I’m sure she can’t wait to meet you 🙂
    Thank you a bunch, possibly one of the cutest, most special gift we got!!!

    love,
    Monika

  6. Austin Chick permalink
    June 27, 2007 9:02 pm

    awww… I am sooo in love with those baby booties! The colors are phenomenal!

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