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DUDES!

This looks like an excellent community and I've gone back and read through old entries. You gals are fun! Anyone still around?

I'm currently working on knitting a tank top for my daughter with a cape on the back, a tote bag for my sister with a fun band's quote (shoplifters of the world unite!- ten points to whoever names that band!), and a bright turquoise shawl because, whatev, I want one.

What are you all working on?

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nelsolidarida
Jul. 13th, 2012 09:46 pm (UTC)
The Smiths? I'm still around but not knitting as much lately.
pleasesupriseme
Jul. 13th, 2012 10:00 pm (UTC)
You got it! Bummer, why aren't you knitting? I hit a dry spell a few months ago and didn't touch anything for about 2 months, but now I'm back and doing it more than ever.
thelasttruth
Jul. 13th, 2012 10:23 pm (UTC)
Those sound like fun projects. I'm currently working on #20 Cross Bodice Top by Joan McGowan-Michael from Vogue Knitting Spring/Summer 2012. I've grown very very fond of Vogue Knitting patterns lately.
pleasesupriseme
Jul. 14th, 2012 03:28 am (UTC)
Nifty! I bet it's going to turn out gorgeous. What kind of yarn are you working with?
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basketcaselady
Jul. 13th, 2012 11:55 pm (UTC)
I'm knitting (and writing the pattern for)a Fairy Elf Coat for my daughter, the Lace and Cables Cardigan, a Daisy Lace Scarf that I'm designing (here is a link to my post with the swatches), The Great North American Afghan, and a pair of socks--my travel project. Why yes, I might have knitting ADD--ooh look..something shiny.
pleasesupriseme
Jul. 14th, 2012 03:29 am (UTC)
That looks like fun! Lotsa variety there too, whoa. I've got a bunch of stuff on the needles other than what I listed, good lord. I've got the worst ADD these days! Also, comment was de-spamified. All comments with links automatically get marked as suspicious, unfortunately.
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basketcaselady
Jul. 13th, 2012 11:57 pm (UTC)
Please unmark my above comment as spam. It is not spam. I provided links to the projects that I'm working on.
pleasesupriseme
Jul. 14th, 2012 03:22 am (UTC)
I saw your comment in my email, off to go fix it so it's not spam! Don't know why lj does that with links, sheesh.
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moonpupy
Jul. 14th, 2012 02:27 am (UTC)
Oh, you're not going to believe this, but . . . a sock! Yes! A straight ss sock! Toe up, circs, purty purple dyed by my niece, and, wait for it . . . I'm not screaming and throwing things!

Can you tell I'm not a sock knitter?
pleasesupriseme
Jul. 14th, 2012 03:32 am (UTC)
Oh dear, me either. I have made roughly 2 1/2 pairs of socks, and I'm hoping maybe later I'll be able to stand it. I've got a single sock that was super simple tubesock, no heel or anything, just a tube! And it's on #6s, with nice squishy yarn I love. But the sock has been friendless for a few months now, because I just can't do it. Also, it's for a kid. Kid with a big foot, but still... shameful!

I curse whenever I touch the damn thing, so you're way better than me, haha.
moonpupy
Jul. 14th, 2012 02:29 am (UTC)
The community icon reminded me that one of my very first projects was a voodoo doll. In dark brown acrylic. With black dreads. I need to finish that, lol.
pleasesupriseme
Jul. 14th, 2012 03:32 am (UTC)
That sounds awesome! My first project was a squid and he hangs from my rearview mirror.
xdragonladyx
Jul. 14th, 2012 03:25 am (UTC)
I'm working on a bunch of socks right now. I've got one blue one done, but have put the second one on rest since I had to force myself to finish the first. I'm also making some "Ballet School Dropout Sockettes" with a stretchy purple and pink (mostly purple) self striping yarn. I'm planing on making a pair of normal sized socks with the left over yarn when I'm done with the slipper socks and the aforementioned blue sock.

I'm expecting a wee one though, so I'll probably drop all that and start working on baby stuff as soon as I find out the sex of the baby. I saw a really cute "tattoo hat" on Ravelry that I'm thinking I might borrow the idea of for a baby sweater or something. Love Tattoo Hats...it's someone's personal project, but I don't think it'll be too hard to reproduce.
pleasesupriseme
Jul. 14th, 2012 03:40 am (UTC)
Looks like fun! I'm horrible with socks, I've barely finished 2 1/2 pairs of them and they were all kid sized. So shameful!

That tattoo hat is adorable! I really dig it. I think I'd be tempted to embroider it, though. I've gotten really into embroidering lately. Using a smaller yarn for the heart and banner and smaller needles would make it easier to stitch into.

Ooo, baby stuff. I've got a Tiny Tea Leaves sweater started for my girls and can't wait to finish it. Next I want to try Laura Chau's Baby Bunting Sweater. They wear the same sized stuff so I'm able to justify making more cute things for them right now and I love it. I've got a niece coming in October too, so I've got a few tiny hats to make. Isn't it fun making tiny things? Or maybe this is your first? I don't know, but congrats regardless!
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xdragonladyx
Jul. 14th, 2012 03:27 am (UTC)
Like basketcaselady, my entry above this was NOT spam. It has a link to a free sock pattern and a link to the hats project page on Ravelry. Could you or the mod please un-spam it?
pleasesupriseme
Jul. 14th, 2012 03:33 am (UTC)
Un-spamified, lady! I know it wasn't spam, lj did it automatically.
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thalialunacy
Jul. 14th, 2012 02:09 pm (UTC)
I just finished Bigger on the Inside :D



Edited at 2012-07-14 02:09 pm (UTC)
pleasesupriseme
Jul. 16th, 2012 04:50 pm (UTC)
I love that! It turned out beautifully, too. I've got a friend who wants me to knit her a tardis -anything-, and this looks like it'd be a fun project to try.
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pleasesupriseme
Jul. 16th, 2012 04:49 pm (UTC)
Sounds fun! I checked out the pictures of it on rav and am digging some of your projects. Nice job!
banan1983
Nov. 15th, 2016 02:28 pm (UTC)
This looks like an excellent community and I've gone back and read through old entries You gals are
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