And I wanted to see how my judged items did. We got to the Wool Nook in the Sheep Barn and perused the cases:
And my skein of yarn with a Second Place ribbon!:
|Third from the right, the skinny purple-y one.|
In Other Knitting News:
As promised, pictures of the Cranberry Capelet after it was blocked:
Here's a better view on the mannequin:
I started my Watermelon Slice Socks!:
Soon come the black beads (for the watermelon seeds) but I have to check out some online tutorials for how to add the beads to my knitting....
After I got that far in the socks, I took a short break to knit the Vite Cowl:
|Unblocked - blocked picture to come next post...|
Made with Cascade Magnum and size 15 needles, this is a super bulky yarn which makes for a super quick knit. I made it in about 3 1/2 hours. To give you an idea of how thick the yarn is, here is a picture of the ball of yarn with a strand of medium weight yarn next to it (which I used to make the capelet):
In Gardening News:
Here is my bounty of sugar pumpkins:
And we have a gazillion tomatoes (ok, I weighed them and it is "only" 6 pounds worth) so I'm going to make and freeze tomato sauce this weekend. I decided against canning since I don't have a lot of tomatoes at one time. I guess "a lot" is relative. Not enough for me to drag out all the canning stuff anyway.
More on my processing progress next post...