Thursday, April 16, 2009

Do Not Try This at Home

No knitting content today. Just this jaw-dropping video (it's about 8 minutes long):

Sunday, April 12, 2009

The Easter Bunny Bandit

Guess who ate the chocolate Easter rabbits.

At least he didn't get sick, even if he probably deserved to.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Some Lopi Love

Well, here I go again. Another a) cabled b) sweater. It isn't my fault! Whoever gave me the gift card that I've been carrying in my wallet — and they know who they are! — share the guilt. Luckily for one of them, he will also get the sweater. It's an old Lopi pattern from Reynolds. I'm not the only one who likes it; it's also in the Best of Lopi, which in addition to a big ol' juicy TYPO in some display type (not that I noticed), has some lovely things in it.

Knitting notes: There are a couple of errors in the pattern which are easy to sort out. Also, since no one in my house needs to be grabbed around the rear, I skipped the size 9 needles for the ribbing and went straight for the 10.5s. Hang on, I'll show you. I seem to be dogged by some technical difficulties:

There. That's better. Lopi is hardy stuff!
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