Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Knitting and Stitching

Since starting work I have to knit and stitch when I can.  Lately it's been in the car before work or during my lunch hour, with marathon stitching on Saturday.  Saturday is usually my day to do nothing!

I finished a pair of socks...

Socks are finished! #ankletsock #lornaslaces #knitting
Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock (size 2 dpns)

I used this pattern - An Anklet a Day.  

I also started Hourglass Throw by Brooklyn Tweed.  I have had this yarn in my stash forever!

Started the other day. #knitting #hourglassthrow #brooklyntweed #debbieblissyarn #merinoaran
Debbie Bliss Merino Aran (size 8&9 needles)

I have also been working on Manor at Peacock Hill.  I decided to change the called for green colors for the peacock to a more teal color to match the pattern picture.  The colors I chose are GAST Brethren Blue and CC Shamrock.

Thinking of using GAST Brethren Blue and CC Shamrock instead of the called for green colors to make the peacock more blue like the picture. #manoratpeacockhill #withthyneedleandthread #crossstitch

The start of the peacock using GAST Brethren Blue. I think it's a pretty close match to the picture. #manoratpeacockhill #withthyneedleandthread #crossstitch
35 ct. Olde Town Blend (various cotton over-dyed threads, 1 over 2)

I'm pretty happy with how it's turning out.  I also couldn't resist starting another With Thy Needle & Thread project - Paper Snowflakes.  

I couldn't resist starting this one after seeing @cranberrysampling's framed. #papersnowflakes #withthyneedleandthread #crossstitch
40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside (Various cotton over-dyed threads, 1 over 2)

I'm loving it!  Too bad I can't stitch at my desk! :)


19 comments:

  1. I love the socks. I like your thread color changes.

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  2. Love the socks and the color and pattern of the throw!

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  3. I love, love, love your knitting and stitching. Ya…they should let you stitch at your desk!! What's wrong with these people ??? Love you !! Enjoy your Saturday stitching time !! Hugs

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  4. Your knitting and stitching are so beautiful. You so inspire me!

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  5. Beautiful knitting and stitching! That blue peacock is sweet!!

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  6. Love your knitting and stitching both. So yummy!

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  7. All beautiful projects, Nicole! Your knitting and stitching are just gorgeous. Work does eat into that creative time, doesn't it. Sometimes, I shut my office door at lunch and can get in a few stitiches, but it's tough. You're making great progress!

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  8. Despite the new job, you are still getting lots of stitching and knitting done. Love it all. I really love the blue for the peacock.

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  9. I'm glad the job isn't affecting your time to stitch or knit. Your projects look wonderful! I sometimes knit or stitch during lunch but this past year it seems my lunch time is generally spent working between bites.

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  10. I love those socks. The yarn is beautiful. Love both of the new starts.

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  11. You are still getting so much done! Fun socks! Looks like you have the right blues for that peacock!

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  12. Love the socks and the stitching!!!!!!!!!!!

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  13. Your needles are still flying and producing beautiful results! Spending most of the day in the office does put a damper on the stitching time. There was once a lady in the office next to mine who knitted -- until she was noticed! Not solely because of that, but she doesn't work here any more...

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  14. Great socks -- love those colors!

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  15. Great projects, the socks are lovely

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  16. Love the socks, very pretty color! Great progress on your stitching too.

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  17. I'm thinking about changing my teals also.... And, I've been holding off on the Paper Snowflakes.... I caved in on a couple of the new releases last week... So much Brenda Gervais, so little time.... Love her designs!!! Good job Nicole...

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