Location: Crescent City, California, United States

I love to make things with my hands. My current passions are knitting and spinning.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Christmas is Coming Fast

The four weeks from Thanksgiving to Christmas always seem to zoom by soo fast. Before Thanksgiving I have trouble thinking about starting my Christmas knitting, and if I wait until after Thanksgiving, there isn't enough time to get it all done. I have tried to get an earlier start - this year I started gift knitting at the end of September, beginning of October. My sister's birthday is 4 days before Christmas and I had something special to knit for her, so I'm glad I got started that early.
So without further ado, I give you my finished projects so far (I have a last minute gift on the needles)..........
Hope for a Cure socks for my Sis
Details of the project are here.
I would love to share more of my finished gifts, but don't want to take a chance on spoiling any one's surprises. Suffice it to say that my knitting needles have been moving so fast that they are smoking!! I have finished 3 gifts for Christmas and am on the fourth. More details after Christmas.
I will leave you with pics of beautiful fiber that I purchased in October at a small fiber arts show in Selma, Oregon.
Beautiful dyed mohair locks.......
and beautiful natural, soft wool roving. The dark grey is Gotland.
I can't wait until Christmas rush is over and I can dig into my spinning again.