Friday, November 11, 2005

It was my mom's birthday over the weekend. We had guests and cake

and more cake

and even more cake

The second was my favorite, with chocolate cake, chocolate cream and plain cheesecake layers covered in chocolate ganache and shaved chocolate. What's not to love?

I gave mom a felted bag made from the Lopi yarn and pattern provided by my lovely SP5 Leah. Here was the bag as a WIP:

And here it was before washing:

I've been working on mostly on knitting holiday gifts lately, but I've also started toe-up socks from knitpicks. Here they are on Bert the kitty, um, I mean, turtle:

The cast-on was not as scary as I thought it would be. Plus, since I'm working on both pieces at once, I might actually finish the pair!

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