Wednesday, January 2, 2008

lovely kid merino

this is the "Peggy shawl", a design by Jackie ES HeartStrings
it was knit by KyleAnn Williams KyleAnn using Kid Merino Crystal Palace yarns

lovely huh? now...

:L, laura

Ample Knitters Delight

You might already know about this, but Susan at Crystal Palace yarns has organized a wonderful page listing all the "woman-sized" free patterns !

Size details are included, as well as a list of some models that will soon be sized up and have new photos.... work in progress!

so take a look at Crystal Palace Yarns and see what inspiration lies waiting!

blessings for the new year,


winners 4!!

Well, as promised, we have discovered the winner's for the December '07 Contest for Crystal Palace Yarns - Panda Silk.

Winners are # 30 =

# 56 = melody

#92 = random knitter from the UK

and # 66 = dottie cain

Timestamp: 2008-01-03 01:53:13 UTC

first, go to Panda Silk-Crystal Palace Yarns and select your 3 fave colors

second, email me, proflauraATfirststepinternetDOTcom and give me your snail addy
and a ordered list [color choice #1, #2, #3]

third, do the happy dance!

you can't come back for our final January contest, but tell others so they can have treats!!

blessings, :L

Monday, December 31, 2007

Panda Silk Contest #3 [ends 12:01am 1/1/08]

welcome to our 3rd contest to win 2 sk of the luscious new Panda Silk yarn.

this post is dated to dec 31/new year's eve so it will be at the blog top until the contest ends...

what to do? post a comment.
only 1 comment is allowed, and we will need to get in touch with you to give
you the prizes! so keep peeking back....

and now, back to your regularly scheduled knitting. keep an eye out to see
the winners for contest #2!!

blessings, :L

Sunday, December 30, 2007

urban farmer&knitter&photographer&more!

Lovely Panda Cotton socks by Linda windycitygal

this 2nd photo is also by Linda

it reminds me of a special moment during a weekend Zen retreat when some monarchs were perched on my arms and hands.

Linda is a very busy urban gardener and etc -
take a look at her blog - she's raising some lovely chickens !!

blessings, :L

knitasha's monkeys

Cinnamon Panda Wool Monkey Socks by Knitasha

I love poking around on various blogs to see what folks are up to... so many are just Inspirational!! getting me out of MY rutt!

here's one - these lovely monkey socks in Panda Wool are by Becky aka "Knitasha"... Knitasha_von_stashenskein

blessings, :L

vegan happy feet!

Nice socks, huh?
Kala's blog shows us progress photos, which i really enjoy, and the look of the
final sock is just smashing!
i love the strawberries-limes colorway
of panda cotton and never tire of seeing it made up!
then this nice sock in tree photo is very catchy too!

nice knits here - take a look!

blessings, :L
ps the vegan chocs look sooooooooooooo yummy!