Since we last met, I have managed to eek out a little knitting time. (Actually, now that I look at it, it’s a pretty pathetic result for seven months of knitting time.)
I made some socks using some vintage Regia sock yarn (Rav link).
Then I made this cute hat for a friend, the Nola Cloche:
(click through on these Rav links for more details and photos)
I had two pairs of socks to made for belated Christmas presents:
And these for my mom:
And as I think I mentioned earlier, I had started the Eeek sweater for me. It took me five months. Part of the problem was having no time to knit, but also I had finished the body THEN tried it on. Way too big. I was knitting for the size I used to wear. Ha. Not a bad problem to have.
I still could have done some waist shaping or decreased once I had completed the bust area. I cast on a pair of socks just to have some on hand, and then I saw this pattern on Pinterest, so dug in my yarn stash and cast on: Maeve. Really cute shrug/cardigan with interesting construction.
I will post again with more news about Crossfit, roller derby, the hounds. Mid June marked my one year at Crossfit (and about six months of a Paleo eating plan). Here’s a before (June 2013) and now: