Wednesday, January 6, 2010

knitted gifts

i had a few projects i managed to get finished (sort of) in time to give as gifts this year.

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dave’s parents were the ‘lucky’ ones this year… his mom got the scrunchie hand warmers (that i finished the night before they left), and his dad was the recipient of the famous beer cozies! sadly, i don’t have good close-up pics of those. the red one is a rib pattern and the blue is cabled. he got to keep the beer too.

and then,

007at his request, i made this hat for dave’s birthday. my original attempt to knit in a USC logo was quickly abandoned after a couple of attempts proved that this was not the right yarn (or possibly, the right knitter) to be making that happen. he found this look on a USC website and asked if i could copy it.

i also made a hat for my aunt (to match the scarf i gave her last year), but i didn’t take a picture of it. oh well. it’s black, a basket weave pattern. i was bored to death making it, but it turned out nice.

that’s it so far… i’m still working on hannah’s present and i think it might actually turn out this time! ::fingers crossed::

will definitely post pics when it’s done!

1 comment:

  1. great!! i love seeing pics! i'm finally attacking that tunic/apron i got yarn for to make for myself over a year ago - i started it and pulled it out 3x and have finally picked it up for a 4th go. Love Dave's hat!

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