Dalai Mama

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Year-End Update

I never seem to remember to update over here as well.

So, it's January 1st and ...

The Cotton Candy Sweater from Miss Bea's Rainy Day
Knit in Cotton Ease

The red sweater is a random pattern knit in some ancient Pingouin.

Rowan Linen Print


The Neverending Shawl
Cherry Tree Hill Oceania

Canteen Bag from Interweave Knits
Knit out of black Reynolds Lopi and Woolpak 8ply handpaint in Fire

Smoke on the Water aka Flower Basket Shawl 2
Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool in Deep Purple

Another Canteen bag and a bag of my own design


Limbo socks
Limbo Mexiko

From the book Knitted Babes

And Molly the Dog waiting to eat Tomatoes...


I did alot of knitting in October but it seems I didn't do any finishing!


Gardening Mitts
Louisa Harding Accessories book

A take-off on the One Skein Wonder pattern
2 1/2 skeins of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran

Rowan Summer Tweed

Colinette Giotto

Hat from Louisa Harding book
Also in Impression


Three pair of Gardening Mitts all in Louisa Harding Kimono Angora. I finished them, wrapped them and gave them and, hence, never took a finished picture.

Nykvarn Back
Araucanian Moments book
Araucania Nature Wool
Substantial pattern alterations.

And the front


Flower Basket Shawl
Pattern by Evelyn Clark
Interweave Knits Fall 2004
Debbie Bliss Cathay

It took about 3 1/2 skeins of the Cathay. This is a wonderfully soft and light shawl.

Brainwash shrug
Modelled by Molly the Dog

Bias Stole
2 skeins Fiesta La Boheme in Tutti Fruitti colorway


2005 Finished Objects

Noro Silk Garden scarf in alternating sections of garter stitch and mistake rib.

Rowan Denim jumper
From Erika Knight's Simple Knits for Little Cherubs
Knit in Rowan Denim in Memphis

Rita's Bag
Invented pattern using the Buttonhole Bag Unpattern handle
Knit in Reynolds Lopi


Finished Objects 2004

Rowan Summer Tweed Sour color 532
Rowan Summer Tweed book

Interlacements Merino Worsted colorway Summer Fruits
Pattern by Kate Gilbert in Fall 2004 Knitty
My favorite knit of the year!

Debbie Bliss Baby Alpaca Silk color 11
Debbie Bliss Baby Alpaca Silk book

Picture to come
Cashmerino Superchunky color 20
Debbie Bliss Book Seven

Picture to come
Mini Harlot Poncho
Plymouth Encore
An adaptation of the Very Harlot Poncho pattern

Fuzzy Dog purse
Black Cascade 220 and Lion Brand Fun Fur
My own design

Lining of the Fuzzy Dog Purse

Picture to come
Booga Backpack
Noro Kureyon color 102
Slight adaptation of Booga Bag design

Fiesta Yarns La Boheme in Tequila Sunrise colorway

Pizzaz garter stitch scarf
Ironstone yarns Pizzaz in black (color 11)

Berroco Medley
My own design
An unsuccessful experiment destined for the frog pond. I don't look good in bulky v-neck sweaters that end at the waist!