What's in my knitting bag this week? Um... Crochet! Oopsie. Actually, the Wearever Wrap is a fun and easy half-granny square shawl that is really fun to crochet. If there's such a thing as crochet-for-knitters this wrap may be it. The Wearever Wrap is all double crochet so it works up quickly and the stripes of Wooly Worsted yarn colors keep it moving along. It's definitely one of my favorites!
In true knitter humor our fearless leader, Marsha Wenskay, dressed up as the RIP IT Frog. Do you know the "frogging" joke? When you need to rip out your knitting you're saying RIP IT, RIP IT, RIP IT and you sound like a frog so ripping out tons of knitting has now been nicknamed frogging. Marsha had really messed up her October sweater project so she decided to frog it for her costume. So cute!
Our hostess made awesome cake pops all decorated for Halloween. Yum!
Everything was decorated perfectly even down to the cheese table. Every corner of Helen's home was a treat to see!
Even the little treats!
I feel so lucky to be a part of such a fun knitting group. They're always up to something creative and that keeps us all entertained and it keeps us all knitting! Here's what I've been working on lately, a cute new Fair Isle baby hat. I can't wait to finish it! Happy knitting & happy Halloween!
I'm starting a design for a pair of socks, Fair Isle socks! Tonight I spent a lot of time working through the color chart so I didn't make a ton of progress on the actual knitting. I started one design and realized the colors were blocking together instead of flowing across as a pretty pattern. So after some ripping and some chart redesign I think I'm on my way. We'll see how they look this time next week! Happy knitting!
I usually try to focus my Wednesday blog posts toward what I'm knitting, a work in progress update. But today I had to frog my entire shawl project! So instead of the usual, here's a photo of my town. I'm lucky enough to live near the big blue ocean. My parents are here for a few days and I've had the pleasure of spending a little extra time at the seaside. I love the swaying palms and breaking waves.