Sunday, December 31, 2006

Wrap Up

I'm glad you all liked my clogs. Holly, dude, it's just the Fiber Trends pattern. I felted them to the utter limits and I think that's why they look nice. And the rug backing idea came from my friend Holly, whom I've written about before on this blog. She's one smart cookie and I miss her since we don't hang out anymore.

I whipped up a quick little project, Calorimetry from Knitty:

I used a skien of handspun that I received from Jenny in exchange for a Fiber Fish Pattern. The yarn is very artistic, lots of thick and thin spots, some slubs and variations in color so it works very well for such a simple pattern.

I modified the pattern because I don't like how fat the original is. Also, since my yarn is different, I used a different needle too. I cast on more stitches than what the pattern called for and did less short rows. So I have a longer, narrower band. It's even a little too long, but this is easily fixed by the fact that each short row makes a hole which can be used as a button hole.

Anyway, I've got good ear coverage, which is what I really needed:
I hope you all have an enjoyable and safe New Year's Eve.


  1. Well....all right....I'll try those clogs one more time....but they had better come out like yours or I'm mailing those sad looking puppies to you for comment!

  2. Very pretty! Ear coverage is key.

  3. Love it! I love the clogs too.

    Have a happy New Year!

  4. The wrap is really pretty. I think that's something my daughter would love for me to knit for her. Great yarn!

  5. Calorimetry looks great with your hair. How nice to use hand spun!