I got some stuff finished up this weekend.
I have a cool picture of Madli's Shawl to show off:
Mr. T took some picture of me wearing the shawl this weekend, but none of them were great. Also, I think I accidentally deleted them from my camera, thinking I had already uploaded them. I guess that just gives us an opportunity to take some better pictures.
Also in the FO category is the Ingeborg II doily:
I used Aunt Lydia's crochet cotton 2 and size 0 needles. My thoughts on this are mixed. I like the way it turned out overall, but, boy, do I dislike knitting with cotton. On one row there was a K5tog that was particularly difficult to execute. I missed the give and bounce of wool. I think my center is a little wonky, too. I think my next one will be in wool.
As for the Twisted Tweed socks, here they are:
Yup. Ripped 'em out. I didn't like them that much. The yarn is way too nice to waste on socks I'm not really going to wear, so I'd rather rip out the socks and redo them in plain stockinette. No biggee.
Also in the "undone" category -- me after trying to figure out how to do the Alpine Frost crochet scarf from the Winter Interweave Crochet. Part of the problem, I think, was using the wrong yarn. I was using a lightly twisted lace yarn that kind of came untwisted as I was working with it. I wasn't sure if I was doing the pattern right, either. I suspect that the pattern won't be hard once I figure it out, but that's not coming too easily right now.
We had a lovely birthday weekend, with yummy dinners and an exciting basketball game (double overtime!)
And a special Happy Birthday to Kippi!