Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Mystic Lights KAL

I've been working on the Mystic Light KAL. It's on clue 3 now, but these are the first pictures I've taken of mine. I think mine looks a lot different than everyone else's. I'm guessing that it's largely because I used a different double decrease than was called for and the yarn I used gives a lot less definition than most the others used.

Mystic Light shawl after clue 3

Close-up of Mystic Light shawl after clue 3

The pictures aren't the greatest, since Kitty kept attacking the shawl while I was trying to pin it out. She was trying to eat the shawl. Then she tried to use it as a scratching post. I had to lock her in the bathroom just so that I could get this. She has been a big brat lately. I didn't want to leave her in there long, so I just pinned it out as fast as I could on the floor and stuck a couple pieces of paper under it to show the lace better. High quality, high class, no? But Kitty thanks you for forgiving me. ;-)

Friday, April 11, 2008

I've still been knitting

I know that I haven't written in forever. It really is inexcusable, I know. I also know that this is a bunch of whining, but I don't know that I felt that anyone was reading, so I just kind of let it go. Since then I have been informed that there were at least a couple people interested in the knitting of Cindy, but I kept not writing. What can I say - I'm challenged. ;-)

What I really wanted out of having a blog was to be able to connect with all of my knitting friends, so that they could see the things I'm working on and we could discuss. I don't know if a blog is the right forum for that, but it was all that I could think of. Would it make more sense to have this as a group space, where several people could post? I really want to be able to use this space to build a community. That's the whole reason I wanted a blog in the first place.

All of my friends are far away. I wanted a place I could go to find them, even though they are all over the country. I miss everyone.

If you all can forgive me, I think I'm going to try again. Maybe this time I can get this going. If you have any ideas on how to get people more involved, I would love to hear them.

And I'm sorry for getting all melodramatic and pouty on you. ;-)