Friday, December 12, 2008

puffin baby hat & new Psup

the pretty baby is Nadia - almost a year old. the puffin hat is one i designed, and the dog is Kaya.
puffin colors are here puffin colors

the new superwash Panda wool is here in this gorgeous Man's (large women's) sock. the colorway is TrailMix knit by Deb W and designed by Kala. LOL the design is named Trail mix too!
the yarn colors are here PandaSuperwash and the pattern is here free pattern men's socks

Thursday, December 11, 2008

new MM winner

Hello all,
well the exciting news is that 3 of the winners have been in touch and their two [2 !!] free balls of new Mini-Mochi yarn mini-mochi colors will soon to be packed and en route.

good holiday gift, hmmm?

however, one person has never emailed - yes i checked the spam filter - so we've drawn another name! and i've just given Diana thesocknittinglibrarian the same one week to reach me. after that will find another someone.
if you know Diana, ask her to email me!

who'd thunk it'd be so hard to give away free yarn?

in case it's YOU whose address i need
email me at proflauraATfirststepinternetDOTcom
not clickable - you have to fix the AT and the DOT


Wednesday, December 10, 2008

not fair

i have a zillion "to do's" and UFO's on my list! in fact we're going to have a UFO-KAL starting jan just to rescue me
and now Susan at CPY has put up a scarf i have to have! now!
rainbow scarf in mini-mochi
... lol, and i am lucky enough to have a ball of mini-mochi mini-mochi colors in tapestry rainbow right here...
but wait, there's the fern rainbow! ooh... maybe i will have leftovers of flame rainbow from
the baby hat and sweater?!

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

yummy kid merino & pretty panda cotton

The pink socks are by Cathy aka SaturdayKnitLive and were knit with CPY Panda Cotton. panda cotton colors

The cocoa mint socks are Panda soy. panda soy colors
I love the patterning! this is cocoa mint colorway.

This lovely treasure is a scarf in Kid Merino, knit by Debi whose blog is speedknitter
the pattern is a free one from CrystalPalaceYarnskidm-mist-lace-scarf and the yarn is one of my faves -seriously soft and cuddley. kid merino - substitutes well for Rowan silk haze.

and the winners are......

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2008-12-04 01:44:06 UTC

so email me, proflauraATfirststepinternetDOTcom

and give me your addy info!!


more about the winners

each will get TWO [2] skeins of new Mini-mochi, but sorry no color choices.

here's who they are!

91 - Shelly
who said "Ok, this is so perfect for a scarf, your yarns just keep getting better and better . . . yep, I know it's sock yarn, but if you haven't seen a scarf out of sock yarn . . . just send it off to me and I'll be happy to show you one! Then I'll give the scarf to charity."

60 - LSK
who said "Beautiful colorways. Thanks for the chance to win some.""

39 - MLJ1954
said"... Oh, please, please, please . . . I have feet that would really like to be encased in socks made with this . . . and I am on a yarn diet but any yarn gifted . . . heh, heh . . ."

102 - karenhuntz said
... "Can't wait until this yarn arrives, please enter me in the drawing" Karenhuntz
Karenhuntz at aol dot com

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Pea-Soup for socks??

LOL, the new sock yarn by CrystalPalaceYarns is superwash Panda wool ... and our nickname is Psup. giggle. so in my brain it's delicious and nutritious as well as yummy knitting.

seriously, now here are some smashing knits and their pics! This pretty is Niblets, a design by Nancy Wild, with the free pattern HERE
niblets pattern
The wonderful model knitting was done by Debi Woods, whose blog is here Debi-doodles and be sure to look or ask for zygo pics too!

the mint print sock is a ladies' large/man's small in Psup colors Panda superwash and was designed and knit by KyleAnn williams - blog is knittingwithKyleAnn
and i think??? it's a toe-up design.