So for those of you who are kind enough to keep stopping by to see what is new, I appreciate it! I would say I promise to be better, but I think we're past that point now, don't you? I just promise to post as often as possible and I'll try to be better. :)
So what's next to share with you? Since my last post, a lot has happened. I've knit a bit, I've traveled a bit, and I've celebrated Lovebug's first birthday. All these things keep me going, busy and happy. Shall we get in to the knitting?
In October Mr. Man and I took a wonderful trip out to New York to meet and spend time with some of my friends from Ravelry. With 21 knitters, 2 husbands and a daughter, we had a blast! (More on that trip another time...) Part of our meet-up included a Mitt Swap. Everyone made a pair of gloves/mittens/mitts to swap. We wrapped them up all pretty-like and placed them in a pile. Then, using the same idea as a White Elephant Christmas, we each picked a pair of mitts. Some people did some trading and re-picking, and in the end, I believe everyone was very happy with what they went home with.
Here are the mitts I completed. I opted for fingerless mitts (big surprise, right?). The pattern is October Leaves Fingerless Mitts by Abbie Tilden.
Be.Leaf shawl. It's very soft and pleasant after blocking, although a bit splitty when knitting with it.
I really enjoyed these mitts and I'm glad that Denise loves them as much as I enjoyed knitting them! Hopefully they'll keep her toasty warm! :)