Wednesday, August 31, 2005

WEBS - Hurricane Katrina Relief

I just received an email from WEBS:

Dear Customers, over the past couple of days, all of here at WEBS have been moved by the devastation that Hurricane Katrina has brought the Gulf Coast. The magnitude of this tragedy is overwhelming. We met with our team here and we all agree that we need to do something. So, starting today, for the next 10 days, we will donate 10% of all purchases to the American Red Cross. If you order on-line, over the phone or shop in our Northampton store, 10% of your purchase, through September 10th, will be given to the hurricane relief efforts of the Red Cross. There is nothing special you have to do, just shop.
We hope you will join with us in supporting this very worthwhile cause for the people who have lost so much across the Gulf Coast States.
www.yarn.com
Sincerely,
The Elkins Family and the Webs Team

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

pictures ... finally

not much time to write, but here are the completed projects pictures, finally. (the image loading is now working.)

clapotis, in lorna's laces lion & lamb in the charcoal colorway:



and a couple of closeups:





child's placket neck pullover from last minute knitted gifts in rowan cashsoft baby dk:







buttonhole bag (from mason-dixon knitting pattern) in lamb's pride bulky:



click on the thumbnails to see a larger version (in a new window).

we are off to phoenix for a week for a wedding, so hopefully i'll have more wips to show when i get back. i discovered that there is a place about 20 miles from our hotel called the fiber factory, with 4,000 square feet of yarn! needless to say, i'm taking an extra empty bag with me.

Thursday, August 04, 2005

hurray!

thanks to 3 straight hours of knitting at the meetup last might, my clapotis is now finished. and, i'm wearing it today to keep from freezing to death in this meat locker that passes for an office. it was so nice to see everyone last night. i haven't been to meetup or s'n'b for a month (exactly a month, because that's when i started clapotis). finally got to meet mel, who always seems to end up on the opposite end of the looooong table from me at the knitting arts meetups. and mel, you rock. pretty please to post pictures of the ski masks asap! ;)

so, yeah. i've been ever so bad about the picture uploading. i have the darn things, I DO! i just haven't gotten around to uploading them. must.do.this.weekend! no excuses.


*edit: i forgot to mention; big, fat congratulations to jennifer for getting her groovy pattern published in crochet me online crochet magazine!