So I am finally getting around to it

I know that I was going to post over the weekend to prove that I still do knit but then life got in the way… I had some time today to actually get things done and wanted to post while I had a chance. I have some exciting news my lys has agreed to sell my handpainted yarns and I have sold all but 3 out of 8 that I gave her!!  I will be dying some more this week and I will post some pictures before I hand them over to her 🙂

On with the knitting!

I have been a bad Aunt I still have not finished taterbugs baby blanket in fact I frogged it because I didn’t like the way it was turning out so I am starting that over 🙂 But I have made her a little hat

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket I have enough of this yarn left to make her some booties I can’t remember what yarn I used I lost the ball band but I know that it is made from alpaca, silk, wool it is so soft!! I have also started a sweater for her using baby bamboo from sirdir I am really liking the way it knits up and how soft it is.

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket the pattern I am using is from Debbie Bliss baby cashmerino it’s the cabled hoodie so cute I can’t wait to get it done!

I made myself a new beenie out of tilly thomas rock star yarn I love this yarn  it’s very soft

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I have made a couple other hats that I can’t find at the moment, I made them from Manos del Uraguay love that yarn!! I have started a sweater out of Colinette mohair and the ribbon can’t remember what it is called but it’s nice to work with

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I am almost finished with my hogwarts sock swap 2 socks I just have the cuff to go and then I can get them out. For my ISE 5 pal I have started and restarted and restarted one more time and then gave up with the yarn and decided on something else so I ditched the pure silk and mohair and went for the Noro silk garden and I was looking through some pattern books for stitch’s and in my barbara walker book I found the perfect lace stitch pattern so I decided to use it just make it a little different so I don’t have much done yet but here it is

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close up of the pattern starting

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket you can’t really tell yet but it will be cool!

So I think that is about if for now I won’t be on for a few days tomorrow is my 30th birthday so I will be out and about for a couple of days!! Happy knitting!!


Goodies in the mail

I have an over due thank you for my SP11 she sent me an awesome package!! Thank you so much! Check out the stuff she sent me!

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The shirt is too cool I have been getting a lot of compliments on it! My boss really like it! She is on the hunt for one.She also sent me a skien of Sunshine Yarns Boysenberry (I love her  sock yarns!! )and 4 of Schachenmayr nomotta Morena this is yarn I have not used before I think it will make some great chemo hats!!  Thank you thank you!

Today I got home form work to find a UPS package waiting for me. My HSKS package!!

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Natalie thank you so much you went above and beyond!! She sent me louet gems in gryffindor colors, knit pick needles that I have been wanting to try  a great bag that is the perfect size  some yummy candy that is being eaten as we speak, some great stitch markers and 2 pattern first one is for the Horcrux socks and the second one is for toe socks how did you know that I love those socks?? Thank you so much!!

I have been busy knitting up a storm so I will post some picutres of those later tonight I have to run to the store and pick up a few things. Happy knitting!!

HSKS Triva part 3


1. What was the name of the book Dumbledore left for Hermione in his will?
a. The Tales of Beedle the Bard

2. Whose sign was on Xenophilius Lovegood’s chest?

b. Gregovitch

3. Was October 30, 1980 the night that Lilly and James Potter died?

b. No

4. What’s another name for the Elder Wand?
a. Deathstick

5. Whose Potterwatch code name was ‘Rodent’?

d. Fred

6. What was so special about the peacocks at the Malfoy Manor?

d. They were all white

7. Who does Harry say was “probably the bravest man I knew?”
a. Snape

8. What thing was Lockhart giving Hagrid advice about getting out of a well?
a. Hinkypunks

9. What was the occupation of Colin Creevey’s father?

d. Milkman

10. Which Professor of Hogwarts was a dueling champion when he was young?

b. Dumbledore

Picture Scavenger Hunt
You can either post these pictures on your blog or provide a link to where they can be found.

Bertie Botts Beans
Jelly Slugs

Chocolate Frogs

Blood Pops

Jenean’s first HSKS kit

(Bonus Point: Who made the kit?) Ansley

HSKS Triva part 2

1. In Deathly Hallows what does Harry step on when exiting his room to wash his cut?

c. A teacup

2. Which two members of the Order of Phoenix came to escrot the Dursleys to a safe place?
a. Arthur Weasley and Kingsley Shacklebolt

3. In order to throw off the Death Eaters, several of Harry’s friends take Polyjuice Potion to resemble him and each Harry goes with a different member of the Order of the Phoenix to a different location. Where do Ron (disguised as Harry) and Tonks go?

b. Tonks’ parent’s house

4. At Bill and Fleur’s wedding, Harry must disguise himself by taking Polyjuice Potion and takes on the appearnce of a redheaded Muggle boy from Ottery St. Catchpol. He was introduced to wedding guests as Cousin . . .

c. Barny

5. Kingsley sends a message via Patronus to warn the Weasleys and wedding guests of the coming Death Eaters. What form does his Patronus take?

b. A lynx

6. In the Half-Blood Prince what drink does Romilda Vane try to give Harry?

d. Gillywater

7. What is the name of the person that heads the Holyhead Harpies?
a. Gwenog Jones

8. What tatoo is Harry reported to have on his chest?

b. Hippogriff

9. What color robes do the staff at Weasley’s shop wear?

b. Magenta
10. Where do Nicolas Flamel and his wife Perenelle live?

d. Devon

Picture Scavenger Hunt

You can either post these pictures on your blog or provide a link to where the pictures are located.

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A Gryffindor Quidditch Uniform

A Hufflepuff Quidditch Uniform

A Ravenclaw Quidditch Uniform

A Slytherin Quidditch Uniform

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A Picture of the Room of Requirement


I am doing some destashing you can check out what I have so far by going here. I am going to have it up on another site later and I will be adding more…

Happy knitting!!

I’ve been tagged

 Gee thanks Lisa……..

Rules: Once you have been tagged, you have to write a blog with 10 random things, facts, habits, or goals about yourself. At the end choose 10 people to be tagged, listing their names. Don’t forget to leave them a comment (that they’re it – and to read your blog). You can’t tag the person who tagged you. Since you can’t tag me back, let me know with a response or comment when you’ve posted your blog so I can read your answers.

1. I am bored out of my mind right now

2. I have heard about video games for 3 days in a row and it is driving me to drink!! Not that I need an excuse 🙂

3. I am working 2 jobs right now and I am not being paid for one. Which really sucks

4.  I want to go and see my parents and my nieces and nephew and my brother and even though Lisa tagged me I guess I can see her too. 🙂

5. I hate going to the doctor and I don’t want to go on Wednesday

6. I don’t sleep more than 3 hours a night

7. I’ll be 30 in 23 days and I don’t want to be 30!

8. I want to make chocolate chip cookies right now

9. I have a yarn addiction!

10. I want to go back to school.

Now I am supposed to tag 10 people but I am not going to do that If you want to do it copy and paste. Have a great day!!