Sunday, April 7, 2013

Little Knitting Projects

 
I'm in the middle of free motion quilting the Puzzle Box Quilt but love making little projects when I'm not at the machine. I just finished this cute little Cat Dishcloth today. I think I'm going to give it to my mom. She doesn't have a cat but loves to play with our new cat, Lily. This can be her own little version of Lily! The pattern was found at One Crafty Mama. This is a fun blog to visit. She has other dishcloth patterns available if you're interested.

 
I also finished my husband's socks. You can find the pattern on Ravelry. They're called Tilney Socks. Actually, Ravelry is the best place to get the pattern. There are a few errors and the proper directions are updated at this website. The socks still need to be blocked. My husband started wearing them so I have to steal them back from him. Maybe one day I'll take them back when he goes to work. They'll be dry by the time he gets home. He won't even know the difference!


Here's a close up of the cable running up the back of the sock. It's subtle but looks very nice when they're being worn.

Big week coming up! I'll be going to the New England Quilt Festival/MQX in Manchester, NH. I've signed up for two classes. I'll be spending one day shopping and another day taking the classes. (Although I'll probably shop that day too!) I've made a list of stuff I would like to buy. Of course, I may just "need" to buy some other things also! I'm going with a couple of friends from work and meeting my quilter friend, Sally, who is coming up from Cape Cod. Can't wait!!



6 comments:

  1. Your dishcloth is so cute and the socks turned out great!
    Have fun at the quilt festival!

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    1. I've missed you! I can't wait for the quilt show! Will blog about it at some point! Hope my mom likes the dishcloth. I know Scott likes his socks!!

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  2. Cute cat dishcloth and lovely socks, nice pattern. WOW! Quilt Show! That is an event that never happens here, because quilting is not very popular. The 'nearest' is in South Africa! Enjoy your trip to the show and meeting up with your friends! I'm almost green with envy - LOL!

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    1. Thanks, Astrid! I wish you had some quilt shows near you! They're so much fun! Lots of stuff to see and buy. I will post pictures sometime next week. If you lived closer, we could have gone together!!

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  3. I see you've been busy with the knitting this week, too! Such a cute little kitty on the dishcloth!

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    1. Love these little projects!! Hope my mom likes the dishcloth.

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