Wednesday, July 20, 2011

WIP Wednesday (Leafy & Random Thoughts)

Look! Actual knitting!
 
This is Branching Out, from Knitty. It's my "learn how to lace" project. It's also just recently had a bath, because it was trapped in a very musty place. Well, part of it has had a bath. Can you tell where I started knitting afterwards? I'm amazed and pretty excited to block it for real.

I'm also still plugging along at Random Thoughts! I think I'm about halfway through; good thing, because the year's halfway over!
 

We had a great weekend, though very tiring, seeing the final Harry Potter movie and doing our usual party. (See previous years' parties here and here.) I'll do a full post, but here's a quick preview...
 
Pre-movie snacks!

For more WIP Wednesday eye candy goodness, head over to Tami's Amis!

16 comments:

Dutch Hollow said...

Your lace knitting is beautiful! Nicely done.

Hmm, peppermint toads, sounds interesting.

Sam Findlay said...

Lovely lace knitting!

RugbyMad said...

Love the knitting! Keep it up.

pinkundine said...

Pretty lace - and blocking is so much fun, it's like magic ;)

Sara said...

The crafty things are looking nice! I look forward to the full Potter Party Post!

Ranae said...

Pretty knitting pattern
RT is looking so gorgeous

Minding My Own Stitches said...

It's going to be awesome when you block it for real!

I'm not a Harry Potter fan (ducking) but the snacks look pretty good!

Affiknitty said...

I llike the leafy motif in the green yarn. Looks like you had a fun party! I've never heard of peppermint toads. Hmm, I'll have to look those up.

elephantJuice said...

Love the colour of your Branching Out, so pretty!

And your snacks look delicious, wish I'd been at that party, haha!

elephantJuice said...

Omg, sorry I know just commented, but I've just noticed your header... Hello Nathan! Yum.

Mujercita said...

That scarf is gorgeous- it's definitely on my to-make list!

Trisha said...

All of your work this week is beautiful.. I love the Branching Out, very beautiful!!

Delusional Knitter said...

Hope you had a good party, such a cool idea, loved your previous post about it. Nice scarf, I think that's one I'll have to knit one of these days, heard a lot about it.

Tami Klockau said...

I love your blog banner!!! From it, I can tell we have a LOT in common.

The lace is gorgeous! I recently did a cowl as my first semi-lace project. It was fun, but I must say, I was tired of the pattern after awhile. LOL

Kathleen said...

So far I think your lace knitting adventure is going beautifully. And I love the colour you chose, too. I can't wait to see it blocked! Blocking is complete magic to me, I've never really done it myself.

Speaking of magic, I can't wait to hear more about your Harry Potter party, and kajsld;f PEPPERMINT TOADS. Where do I find those? :D

Erin said...

Love the lacy leaves!

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