Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Projects, Projects, Projects

It's pretty gloomy in here today (we're expecting snow--or maybe its less dramatic cousin, cold rain) so I don't have the greatest photo. But it's up!!!! The stockings are hung.
Last night we got Hershey Kisses, and tonight will either be mini candy canes or perhaps, a note about some fun activity that I need to dream up between now and then. Right, candy canes it is. Then I need to get my thinking cap on because it won't be candy every night, no siree.
Now, on to the next frantic deadline knit project. I'm trying to finish this Ishbel for me for our Santa Breakfast at church this Saturday morning. You can't see the sparkles in the above photo, so I've included a shot of the yarn below, it's Sophie's Toes sparkle. I dyed a little batch just for the holidays.
I have a back-up (last year's) outfit if this isn't finished. I've just gotten to the lace part, so I'm not sure how much I can get done (and blocked!) in 2 more days. I also have to make a small plaid Christmas dress, and that takes priority, since the dress will be sitting on Santa's lap getting its picture taken for posterity, and Ishbel will be back in the kitchen, cooking sausage and slinging fruit cocktail.
I thought I'd mention one more thing: it's my last shop update of the year, tonight. If you need a little "festive", I've got festive! There will be lots of Christmas yarn and other pretty colors. Here is a little preview:


Anonymous Sandy W said...

Thanks for all of the great yarn in your Etsy store last night. It's sometimes hard to decide so quickly before it's gone, but, that's often better and he who hesitates loses out on your beautiful yarn.

7:56 PM  
Blogger La Cabeza Grande said...

Sparkle is going to make a really special holiday scarf!

4:25 AM  
Anonymous keri said...

ooh I love that sparkle! Going to be gorgeous!

8:11 PM  

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