Sunday, October 23, 2011

Summer Is Done!


Last week I had seen that the Blackbird Designs Autumn Loose Feathers was due out soon so I thought I better get the Summer one done ASAP!

OK, to be honest here, as I was working this, it just wasn't doing much for me. Several times I contemplated just stopping altogether. But I carried on. And now that it is done and pressed...I LOVE IT! There will be 3 designs total and can't wait to get Autumn.

Summer Loose Feathers
Blackbird Designs
Date Stitching Started: October 16, 2011
Date Stitching Completed: October 21, 2011
36ct. Coffee-dyed linen
DMC as charted

I was lucky enough to be another giveaway winner. This one was for the Gentle Arts Sampler Threads that are used in Blackbird Designs Casting A Spell. It was sponsored by Gentle Arts through Needlework Retailer.

There are 5 colors for this design. When you left a comment for this giveaway, you were to also suggest another GAST color that would be good for Halloween. Mine was Kiwi. There were kind enough to also include that also. Thank you Gentle Arts!

I have noticed alot of knitting going on with fellow bloggers. I, too, have been doing my fair share. I recently made myself matching beaded neckwarmer and mittens.

OK, the neckwarmer picture is turned sideways...not sure why. Oh well. These are going to be so nice and warm for winter! They are knitted with a wool Malibrigo yarn.

I also just finished a pair of very warm and comfy Slipper Socks.

These are knit with a very fun yarn with is part wool called, Jelly Beenz! I love that name.

Well, I guess that is it for now. Thanks for visiting.

Happy Stitching :)



Shirlee said...

Love the stitching & love the knitting! I need to get back to knitting again : ) Blessings, Shirlee

Mouse said...

oooo lovely stitching and knitting and well done on the crescent colours win :) love mouse xxxx

Lesleyanne said...

A lovely finish on BBD. Your knitting looks great. Congrats on winning the threads.

Mindi said...

Nice job on the BBD Summer piece, I still haven't started mine, its just not calling out to me like some other pieces. LOVE your slipper socks.

CalamityJr said...

Your summer stitching is beautiful, and you're going to be sooo warm with your new knitted items, Way to go!

ROSELLA69 said...

Tutto veramente bello,lo schema c'e lo anchio,ma devo ancora farlo,il tuo e' bellissimo.I guanti sono carini ed anche le calzine,un grande ciao.

geeky Heather said...

BBD Summer is beautiful!! Summer...I miss it already. =)

Love the beaded neckwarmer/mittens!

Julianne said...


Great job on your BBD finish. You put a slow stitcher like me to shame LOL

I am still struggling to finish it.

Chris said...

I love the BBD finish! You are all ready for part 2.
The knitting is looking wonderful.
Congratulations on the GAST threads.
Happy Fall :)