Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Completed projects, knitting and SCA

The Simple Stripes baby sweater is complete and I should have that in the mail tonight, along with some socks.










This is for my friend who just had baby #2. The sweater should fit her oldest and then it can be passed onto the younger brother. The socks are for the baby. It would be nice if I could whip up a stocking cap to go with, but I need to concentrate on my sewing this week and finish up my woodworking projects. I'm sad the self striping did not match on the baby socks, but I will try to get over it.

I finished my pattons last night. They actually are quite comfortable and I am excited to see how they hold up.



I glued up 2 layers of 1 x 4 poplar, cut the side profile on the band saw and then cut the top profile. I eased the edges slightly, sanded and smoothed. I added some cut nails to the sole to hold the two layers together and, perhaps, prevent wear. We will see. I clomped through the house last night and really like how they felt.

Here is a shot of the completed Northshield Shade Fly #2 from Autumn Rose.


Here is a shot of one of my work tables. I'm making 2 in total and the other one still needs the legs sanded and sealed. The top still needs another coat or 2 of shelac.



5 comments:

angie said...

love the sweater! hope to see you thursday.

Anonymous said...

Love the sweater and baby socks! Really cute.

elliesam

Natalie said...

Do you still have the pattern for the sweater? I just went to Knitpicks to look it up, and they don't have it online anymore!

Liz said...

I will have to see if I downloaded it, or simply printed it off. As I said in my post, I can't find the pattern anymore on their site either.

It may be worth while to contact the creator directly. I found her contact info off of knitty.

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