First: Getting organized! Mr. D was a great help with this one. I saw this in Knitter's Winter 2007, and thought, "I need this". Cost: about $130 (Home Depot)....labour: free!My old system for storing my yarn was a good one at the time, but I couldn't see what I actually had. This is my new "Wall of Wool"!
I found yarn I forgot I had, and the saddest part is, I remember exactly which projects I had planned on knitting. I have yarn for felting, for sweaters and I see a few baby items. (new one due in June)
Second: I need more socks! I think I can knit a few pair from this.
And last but not least: I will be trying very hard to knit from my stash in 2008! I will be making a button soon just to remind me. (as soon as I can figure out Photoshop)
So now that's all out in the open, on to the first finished project of 2008!
Pattern: The Tulip Baby Cardigan knit for the Needle Emporium (kits available)
Yarn: Dream in Color, Classy
Needles: 4.5mm, 3.75mm straights and dpns
I love, love, love this pattern, and the yarn is wonderful to knit with.
I started it on Saturday and finished on Tuesday! 4 days...time well spent!
I present to you Baillie Bear (I still have him Julie) wearing The Tulip Baby Cardigan! He's the perfect model. Never complains and does exactly what I ask of him! And he's so darn cute. Julie gave him to me as a kit for my birthday some years back, and he is the only bear I have ever sewn. I love him to pieces, and I think he deserves a few more sweaters.