Sunday, October 28, 2007

Felted mouse

My first experiment with needle felting! Much easier than crocheting all the different parts and then stuffing and sewing them all together.

And now for some Halloween decorations:
What about this crocheted felted skull from Lion Brand? Really ingenious. Don't think I'll make it in time, it'll have to wait till next year.

Friday, October 12, 2007

Røros Genser

At the moment I am sweating over (or under) a big fair-isle sweater project, a norwegian pattern from the early nineties. The result should eventually be something like this:

But this thing will take long, I guess.
I have come this far after a week of autumn holiday knitting:

(Notice the subtle play of rastafari colours in the edges...?
A great sweater to wear on possible future ski holiday trips to Jamaica!)

Sunday, October 7, 2007

Finished an old UFO: socks in Zitron Trekking XXL Ombre, colour 105. Foggy autumn hues.
A bit of ribbing first, then stockinette, and peacock stitch on the heels and under the middle part of the foot.