Friday, April 18, 2008

Patterns & Yarns & Groups.......Oh My!

I am addicted to Ravelry...... there - I said it. Since receiving my invitation to join this knitting and crocheting community a month ago, I have become obsessed with all things yarn. All my high hopes of finishing Peace Angel in a few months have vanished but in it's place are a slew of spring/summer knits that I'm aching to produce. I just wish someone would take the huge leap to create something similar for the cross stitch community (There's a Ravelry group for knitters who also cross stitch - SWEET). So here's what I have to show for the last month. You may remember Beachcomber Tunic. Finished the front & back & decided to ditch the sleeves & just edge it with a row of single crochet. Here's how it's looking right now - before blocking & edging.

Really loved working with the Cotton Flamme yarn so I grabbed the Dusty Blue from my stash and started the Basketweave Tunic from Vogue Knitting's Spring/Summer 2005 issue. It's working up quickly & should be a great addition to the summer wardrobe.

Not to fear - on last week's trip to the LYS, I picked up a few cross stitch charts too. I'll be back!