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A dirty little affair…

I’ve been working really hard on the Aran Wrap Cardigan (which really needs a saucier name). I promise. It’s just I’m at one of those stall points. You know, where you’re faced with starting the next section (in this case, an arm or the skirty part), but it will take some concentration to get to a point where you’re in a groove.

And everything else just looks so, freaking, unbelievable sexy right now. Case in point:
yummy detail

Yea, I know, hot right?

So here it is, proof that I’ve been knitting. Scratch that. Crocheting.

This project was the perfect, quick little distraction to my wandering fiber lust. I started it yesterday after my Granny Square class (I was teaching) around 3 ish and had it blocking by midnight. It’s just so yummy!

Scarf it to ya

And it only took one skein of the most pefectly autumnally orange Alpaca Silk ever. LOve. It.

So I was working on this yesterday afternoon at a volleyball tournament (I was there to support a friend/supervisee)… and I’m crocheting along, minding my own business, getting into the game here and there. Yup. I was totally channeling the soccer mom thing. But it was fun.

And I finished a LOT of the scarf!

Pile o' Anne

One of these days, I’ll pick the Aran Wrap Cardigan back up.  Just not today.  And maybe not tomorrow.  We were meant to be.  But just not right now.

Comments

Pingback from This blog is moving… « All Buttoned Up
Time October 5, 2008 at 10:43 am

[...] know you want to hear about that hot scarf up [...]

Comment from Emma
Time October 5, 2008 at 11:04 am

Love that scarf. It makes me want to learn how to crochet so I can have one too! It’s gorgeous.

Comment from Kalani
Time October 5, 2008 at 2:15 pm

It’s so pretty and flirty!

Comment from yvette
Time October 5, 2008 at 6:58 pm

ha. i do know exactly what you mean. i am currently procrastinating myself on the Ivy League Vest.

Comment from Kim
Time October 6, 2008 at 7:28 am

Your scarf is beautiful!

Comment from Anne
Time October 7, 2008 at 4:22 am

Ooh that is very pretty! I LOVE the color, and I agree with Emma – it makes me more determined to make my mom help me ‘re’learn crocheting when I go visit at Christmas!

Comment from Lori in Michigan
Time October 12, 2008 at 4:36 pm

luscious scarf in my fav orange! your own pattern?

Comment from Jen
Time October 14, 2008 at 10:50 am

Absolutely love it. The site, and the scarf. You are wonderful.

Comment from Judy
Time October 16, 2008 at 2:57 pm

I just found your blog and it’s wonderful. I am a self taught knitter who just got back into knitting. So far I have only done two stitches, knit and purl. I went on YouTube to find out how to do the “right twist stitch” and found your wonderful vidoe. I just couldn’t understand the stitch from reading the pattern. Thank you so much for your help.

Comment from LivM
Time October 20, 2008 at 9:16 am

It’s just georgius!

Comment from Bloemenjansje
Time October 28, 2008 at 6:39 am

Hi Nicole! Because I like reading your blog I moved the RSS-feed over to here, but it doesn’t have a title yet! Maybe you want to add a title to your page that shows in people’s browsers and is also the name of the feed when people subscribe to it. (like your old blog had ‘all buttoned up’) I think you can change or add it in the header part of your wordpress theme.
love Bloemenjansje

Comment from Sarah
Time October 30, 2008 at 10:33 am

I just love reading your blog. Can’t wait to see what you post next!!

Comment from Karen B.
Time November 2, 2008 at 9:28 am

I firmly believe that it is perfectly acceptable to take a break from your primary knitting relationship for a foray into other fiber dalliances. Besides, she is lovely!

Comment from Dori
Time January 3, 2009 at 12:40 pm

new to knitting blogs just picked up needles again after a 20 year hiatus. Is there a pattern for this scarf? Thanks.

Pingback from Cro-what? « Emilee Knits
Time March 20, 2009 at 4:14 pm

[...] I’d been meaning to learn for awhile, as part of my larger quest to try something new.  This orange scarf by Nicole was one of the projects that inspired me [...]

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