I know I left a blog around here somewhere…

Oh! Here it is and as usual, cats and knitting are making their appearance.

You just can’t argue a bed full of cats and yarn. Keaton was in the room somewhere, probably on my desk or chair. I was getting ready for some machine scarf knitting. The yarn right next to Ditch is my afghan that I am making from the Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn that I originally intended to be for a Doctor Who scarf. The afghan covering the bed is one that my Grandma made for my mother who gave it to me a few years ago. It’s old, has a couple of holes but fit my color scheme for my bedroom so perfectly that I just had to use it.

I have finished this:

and didn’t want to knit another one by hand (at least not with the Red Heart yarn) . I didn’t manage to run across a decent acrylic in the right colors for a Harry Potter Prisoner of Azkaban scarf, so I went with the colors from the first two movies. I will probably do this one again on the machine.

Here is the Gryffindor scarf (done with Vanna’s Choice, 52 stitches across, Bond knitting machine, plate 4), hanging and ready to be sewn into a tube. I took a couple of days off to let my wrists and back rest and then started the next one. Hufflepuff was next (Red Heart, 60 stitches) and is also waiting to be sewn into a tube. Thank you cheap knitting machine! I wanted a bit more width than what I got on the Gryffindor scarf so I used 60 stitches. Slytherin has been cast on, also with 60 stitches and should be finished by tomorrow unless when I run out of yarn and decide not to can’t make myself run to JoAnn’s to get more right away.

I’ve cast on for a scarf for Eliza out of the same yarn I used for her hat last year but I may decide to do that one on the machine if the yarn will cooperate. It’s almost an eyelash yarn. If not then I will redo it with bigger needles. I am also almost finished with a Christmas stocking and have plans to make another one. I’m really feeling the call to cast on for a pair of socks for me. I just need to go play in my sock yarn and see what jumps out of the stash and onto my needles.