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Below are the 11 most recent journal entries recorded in fairieknits' LiveJournal:

Friday, February 24th, 2006
9:58 pm
Knitting Olympics GOLD!!!!!!
With 1 day, 16 hours, 0 minutes and 58 seconds remaining I am DONE with the sweater! I win!!! Go me!!! I will get some pics and post them at some point, but I tried it on for Shannon and she loved it. Plus it is warm and soft! YAYYAYAYAYAYAYAY!!!

Current Mood: accomplished
Sunday, February 19th, 2006
10:41 pm
OK, Seriously.
Grey's Anatomy may be my new favorite show. I mean above LOST and Veronica Mars. Above Gilmore Girls and even House. It's been in the top 5 for awhile, but I think it is officially at the top. Seriously.

You may now return to your regularly scheduled squee-fest live journal.

Current Mood: geeky
10:01 pm
Knitting Olympics Update
Yep - still in it. Lost the will to knit for a few days, but I pushed through and have made up for it this weekend. I am in the final color stripe of the body of the sweater and only have a band of the main color after that. less than 6" to go. Probably more like 4. I will def. be done! I say that, but who knows. Anything can happen. I think the next project will be a sweater for the boy (*does voodeedoo dance against the curse of knitting a sweater for your bf*). I think I sent him a pattern he liked ... but I have to finish the baby blanket for Mary Catherine, first.

Off to knit to Grey's Anatomy.

Current Mood: accomplished
Tuesday, February 14th, 2006
10:53 pm
Knitting Olympics - Day 5
Didn't get much done today...cause of the hair time. 2 whole inches.

Current Mood: blah
Monday, February 13th, 2006
11:13 pm
Knitting Olympics - Day 4
3.5" - 15" to go.

I have lost the will to knit...but I did it anyway cause I had to. Damn being goal oriented.

Current Mood: blah
Sunday, February 12th, 2006
11:16 pm
Knitting Olympics - Day 3
Finished the sleeves!!! Got the stitches cast on and picked up for the body. Not the prettiest sight that picking of of stitches, but its done. Got 1 round knit in pattern. Maybe I have a shot at this thing.

I will charge the batteries for my camera tomorrow and take a pic of the work in progress. of course I said that today, too.

x-posted to funfairiegirl

Current Mood: accomplished
11:38 am
KO Update
Sleeve 1 is now complete. Have moved onto sleeve 2. Couple inches in already. Def think I can finish this sleeve tonight. Maybe even pick up all the stitches for the body.

jpettibone - how goes the work with the dpns??? My sleeves are knit on dpns, so I am having loads and loads of fun :)

x-posted to funfairiegirl

Current Mood: accomplished
Saturday, February 11th, 2006
11:52 pm
Knitting Olympics - Day 2
Now at 39". Only 3" till the end of the first sleeve, but I have decided that I am sleepy. I should be able to finish the sleeves tomorrow and hopefully move down to pick up the body stitches. YAY! Finished another skein of the MC and 4 color stripes on the first sleeve, so it is going well.

Honestly, I would be further along, but I really slept all day. Sad, but true.

x-posted to funfairiegirl

Current Mood: accomplished
12:35 am
Knitting Olympics - Day 1
Started Tubey out of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran (which is soooooo soft and lovely to work with omginloveiwthit!!). Have to finish it by the 16th when the Olympics end. Got 1 full skein of yarn knitted tonight in just about 3.5 hours - 11.25 inches total knit into this so far. I am hoping to finish a good portion of the top tomorrow and the entire top by Sunday so I can start working on the body which will take the longest, I think with all the color changes. I don't know yet really.

ravenheart430 picked the pattern out of several choices I gave him and I am happy with the choice, so YAY. looking forward to finishing it.

x posted to funfairiegirl

Current Mood: accomplished
Tuesday, February 7th, 2006
4:42 pm
OK - I am a knitting machine right now. I am working on the eyelet blanket for my neice to be Mary Catherine who is due to join us in about 6 weeks.

Also - I have decided to participate in the Knitting Olympics. Originally I was going to knit Sassy Stripes from magknits...but damn it if my LYS doesn't have the yarn in. So now I will either knit Tempting, Tempting II or that other sweater from knitty.com's current issue with the stripes, only in solid. Or maybe I will knit a sweater for my boy cause he is in the cold. Who knows.

There will be an outting to the LYS on Friday (so that I am not tempted to cheat and start early) and then we will watch the opening ceremonies and cast on when the torch is of the lit. So YAYAYAYAYAYAY!!!
Thursday, January 19th, 2006
8:14 pm
Knit fun!
I have been toying with the idea of starting a journal just for my knitting. So, here it is.

Current projects -

Some prezzies I can't talk about yet, but are very fun!

TROGDOR is almost finished, he just needs to be assembled and the last of his big beefy arm finished. TROGDOR will be the very good friend of Knithulhu who I knit at the very end of last year as a gift for the boy.
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