Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Yarn along: Christmas Knits


 So these are the Christmas knits revealed!  A Seashore cowl for my mother-in-law, Griselda.  Two Phoebe sweaters and Phoebe dolls for the girls.  I actually forgot to wrap Mirin's cable vest - I still need to dig it out of my cedar chest.  What can I say....Santa had a lot on his mind this year.  He slacked off a little

I just wound up the other skein of Madelintosh "Big Sur," and I'm considering knitting another Seashore Cowl for a friend of mine who is moving away.  She's heading to Maine, so I thought something wooly and warm would be a nice goodbye present.

And then....I'm realizing I only have two sweaters, and the buttonhole on my favorite one wore out this year!  I've been freezing all November and December.  My kids have so many beautiful woolens now - and it's like pulling teeth to get them to even put them on.  It was so easy to knit for them, because they always look so cute in everything.  But I believe it's high time to make myself a nice sweater - maybe even a new cardigan for the new year.

7 comments:

  1. What beautiful gifts! They look so pleased :)

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  2. They girls look adorable. You need to make yourself a sweater!! It's so fun to have one for you!!

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  3. The girls look adorable Little Red Riding Hood. The green cowl is lovely too

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  4. Those Phoebe sweaters in are just the sweetest thing, especially in that red!

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