Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Knitting Excitement

Lots of exciting things happened in my knitting world today!

First off I noticed that Omly tagged/mentioned me as part of her "You Make My Day Award" post. I *am* going to do this too, but I need some time to think and I already have a full slate for today. So off we go:

I got my first SP package today for Knittyboard SP10. It has actually been sitting at the post office for a few days while I worked out a time to go pick it up when they were open.



I got a cool Day/Night journal which has pages going both ways (you have to flip the book over for day or night) which is a very neat idea. I also got some green tea, some Great Adirondack sock yarn, and some very cool stitch markers!



They're especially great because they're the ones you can clasp on a stitch to mark for things like cable rounds and such - I always need more of those. :) Thank you Starlight Fairy!!!

Tonight I went out to knit with some of my lovely knitting buddies and stopped by Magpie beforehand and couldn't resist this shirt:



I'll admit I also got some freakshow stationary. But no yarn! See, I'm being (kind of) good!

I worked on the BFF socks for Cathy and wanted her approval every time I did a cable twist round. I kept holding the socks towards her making little "eee" noises until she commented on their amazing beauty. I don't know why, but I'm really excited about these socks.

And when I picked up my SP package this morning I also got the first one from the Neighborhood Fiber Co. Sock Club!



I was really excited about this one because I've never tried the yarn and I'm in luck because the first package is blues - my favorite!

Listening to: Vicarious ~ Tool, You're All I Have ~ Snow Patrol

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3 Comments:

Blogger Nichole D. said...

What lovely goodies! I wish I got more mail goodies...

I always love to see what you're listening to, you and I have such similar musical taste. TOOL and Snow Patrol rock my face off!

6:02 AM  
Anonymous The Starlight Fairy said...

So glad the package made it! Enjoy and the stitch markers, if you don't have a nickel allergy, can be worn as earrings too.

Anything in particular you've had your eye on lately? I'm putting together your next bunch of lovelies as we speak!

6:06 AM  
Blogger Thea said...

love magpie. Love that shirt. My family got me the lobster shirt from there, which I found pretty funny too... You must love your mailman, always bringing goodies!

6:33 AM  

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