Oh, Joy!

Today, I wanted to share with you a FO!  It seems like it's been ages since I've had one, but now I do.  The fuzzy scarf is f-i-n-i-s-h-e-d!  YAY!  What did I learn?  Bamboo needles are a miracle.  On Friday evening, I decided to finally sit on the couch and watch a movie.  It's been a while.  I carefully replaced my aluminum needles with a bamboo set I had stashed away and I was stunned at how much faster I was able to go.  Also the bamboo needles were shorter, closer to the actual width of the project.  I think that helped too; reducing awkward rotations.

So, I finished up the scarf last night (I'll deliver it on tomorrow) and cast on a new project.  I won't tell you what, but I will give you a hint:  mono, mono!  (Yeah, it's in Spanish.)

Then, during the day today, I checked my email and found out that I won a giveaway on KraftyKash's blog!  A set of stitch markers!  Maybe it's a sign that my knitting will get better and better.  Maybe one day I'll even knit a shawl!

Today has been a-ok.  This afternoon I got some more feedback on the name that I will definitely take into consideration.  I won't bug you all again.  When I come back with it, it will be a done deal.  And then perhaps I'll have my own giveaway to celebrate!


  1. Pretty scarf!

    May I wade in on the new name? Is there a reason you are using the "K" as in Krafty Kreations in your sidebar poll? I do like the Art by Design.

    You are very talented and with a klitchy name, ;o) people are going to thing 'crafty' and not 'artist.'

  2. I have to agree with you Sherry about the "K"s. It started when I started using "K"s in my blog title and spun out from there. My username most craft places is kreativedesigner and I think we were all trying to stay within those boundaries, but stepping out of it is also good.

    Thanks for the scarf compliment and for your input!

  3. Scarf turned out beautiful Libby.

  4. Hello Libby,

    Congratulations on your FO. I so have to make one of these one of these days, they look so luxurious and cozy.


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