Sunday, July 15, 2007

It's not all starteritis 'round these parts

I can actually finish something!

Pattern: Slithery Snake from Knitted Toys by Zoe Mellor.
Yarn: Odd bits of Wool-Ease (green and natural) and Red Heart (blue)
Needles: Sz 8 Clover bamboo circulars
Dates: early July-July 14
For: The Neph who turned 4 on Saturday!
Mods: Didn't do as many colors, went with a larger gauge yarn and needle, didn't follow the pattern exactly (as I seemingly can't read), was a touch shorter than the finished measurements.
Thoughts: Cute! Went quickly, though I was disappointed not to use up more stash yarn. Must find more uses for it.

Also: There is a minor error in the pattern - it calls for you to cast on 12 stitches, and then to increase in the first row to 12 stitches. You should cast on 8 instead.

There are also a few finished dishcloths around here (hey, if I can't do dishes, I can at least gather supplies for when I can, right?), but they are not really picture worthy.

I've been lax with giving you details on the knits in progress. Expect full updates this week - all of your questions will be answered!

And the kitchen? I don't want to talk about it.


  1. Cute snake! Hee hee - I was expecting to see 5 or 6 new projects in this post...

  2. Using any stash is better than no stash at all, right? Very cute.

  3. So cute! That's about the only kind of snake I'd like to find around the house. :)

  4. Anonymous12:37 PM

    Oh, I must make that! Looks fun, easy and like a good stash buster and I bet the little guy loved it too!