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1  Re: *Sock Virgin* KAL in Knitalongs by Leaudemiel on: February 13, 2007 08:43:38 AM
Woo hoo I finished the first!

I'm not happy with the grafting so I might take it out and redo it tonight, while waiting for a nice blizzard to start! Smiley

It is so soft and warm! I am HOOKED!

I started the ribbing of number two.
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2  Re: 1st socks knitalong? in Knitalongs by Leaudemiel on: February 05, 2007 06:37:01 PM
My friend Andria convinced me in two words: No Seaming. I've had to frog once (gauge was WAY off) and buy new needles (who knew there was such a big difference between Size 2 and 3!

Anyway, I bought a skein of Opal, based on a painting (who knew?) and I just love the striping!!

Here's a picture of my progress so far (I did 15 rows in rib, now I'm going for 7 inches of stockinette.

And I'm ridiculously in love with how cute the little stitches are:

I'm hoping to get the 7 inches done so my friend can talk me through heel turning!
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3  Re: Too many WIPs-along in Knitalongs by Leaudemiel on: November 16, 2006 01:18:01 PM

It's been rainy here, so its taking FOREVER to dry already! Then I will make the boy wear it around. Smiley

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4  Re: Sienna from Interweave? in Knitalongs by Leaudemiel on: November 16, 2006 01:14:33 PM
Almost done with the back, done with shaping at least, prolly another inch and then binding off! Phew! That was quick! Maybe I can get some done on the train this weekend...

I use circulars cause they are easier to get into the Capitol, where I work, then straight metallics.

Anyone gonna join me? It's a quickie so far!
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5  Sienna from Interweave? in Knitalongs by Leaudemiel on: November 13, 2006 10:35:06 AM
Anyone up for Sienna from the Fall Interweave?

It's a pretty cardigan, knit on size 9s. I casted on last night using a nice dark red wool I picked up at the Sheep and Wool Festival for $2.50 a skein!

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6  What to be with this dress... in Halloween Costumes by Leaudemiel on: September 23, 2006 03:02:13 PM
I've had this dress for five years, and I love it, feel pretty in it, but have no clue how to make it a costume. I'm just not good at Halloween. I blame my mother. Smiley She does too.

Anyway, what would you do with it? I was thinking maybe Sicilian Widow, with a tight bun and grey streaks and a long shawl and wrinkles maybe...

Or maybe with my sexy long black boots and be a modern day witch... but witches aren't too much fun... are they?

Any other thoughts crafty community?

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7  Re: Projects from "Loop-d-Loop" in Knitting: Completed Projects by Leaudemiel on: June 08, 2006 11:39:10 AM
I finished my ballet top!!!
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8  Re: THE BIG WINTER HOLIDAY GIFT THREAD!!!! in Winter Holidays by Leaudemiel on: December 14, 2005 08:29:37 AM

Just deleted my post!

Anyway, pictures and responses.

A Panta is an ear warming headband from Finland. The patter is on here somewhere, so do a search. They are quick, and pretty!

Here are a few I did for my gals:



(blurry, again)

Wine glasses for inlaws:

Hat for SiL:

Tea box for dad:

Candle holders, maybe for mom, maybe for us:
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9  Re: Love your wedding? Then show off your photos here! in Weddings and Bridal Showers by Leaudemiel on: September 14, 2005 08:09:19 AM

Ok, so I wont overwhelm the site... most are here:

Click on the thumbnails for the different albums.

And a few more from the reception:

Dancing to "Never Can Tell" by Chuck Berry (first dance).

Joe and his mom, and you can see the papel picado really well there!!!
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10  Re: Paper-themed Wedding suggestions? in Weddings and Bridal Showers by Leaudemiel on: September 13, 2005 11:26:13 AM
Hey there!

I just got married (its awesome!) and we had our friends over to make Papel Picado and it turned out perfect. Reds and pinks and purples.

Not many pictures online yet. Anyway, it was beautiful and crafty and fun!!!

Just a thought.
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