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Friday, December 30, 2011

FO Friday!

It has been a long time since I've posted!  I do have a few things to share.  My son's girlfriend and her best friend wanted scarves so I made them each one.  Very easy knitting - use a size US 11 circs, cast on about 160 sts and knit in garter.  Takes about 2 hrs to make one if your watching tv and stop for a snack. ;-D  The all black one is Homespun - nice and soft.  The other is one of my crazy novelty yarn stash busters - just knit about two rows of each, repeat as desired for the width you want.  Here they are:

Haley's scarf

This one has ribbon yarn, left over of the black Homespun from my son's girlfriend's scarf and some sparkly black Plymouth yarn.  It's hard to see the sparkle in the pic, but it's there...
Scarf 4 Haley's friend Casey

Last item is the poncho I was making for my SIL!  It was about 2 1/2 skeins of Plymouth Encore on the same size 11 (US) circs.  I did a yarn over, knit two together pattern.  I think I had cast on 71 sts...  Anyway, knit till you have a rectangle and then seam one short end to the long end leaving a neck opening.  Oh, my SIL also wants me to post that she is single and looking of a guy age 37-47.  If you know anyone, let us know.  She has a good job and is self sufficient but unfortunately divorced.  (His cheating stupid ass fault, not hers)  Here she (and my poncho) is/are:

Karen's poncho

So, those are my Fo's for now.  For more, visit Tami on her blog!


  1. the poncho looks fab. as does your sister in law

    happy new year

  2. They all look great!! Happy New Year to you and your sister!

  3. The poncho looks lovely on your SIL! Happy New Year!

  4. Love the scarves. Knitting them length instead of widthwise is different. I don't think I'd like the long cast on but it would make it better not to think about so many rows.

    Love the poncho and the dating ad. Wishing your SIL the best in finding Mr. Right.

    Happy New Year!

  5. Boy have I got a BiL for you! Ignore that he is 54yrs, never used, delivers pizzas plays golf, in excellent health...goin cheap, with free shipping! lol (Actually we love um)
    Great poncho! Nice SiL :0)
    I wish you and yours a very Happy New Year :0)

  6. I love the colors in that poncho!

  7. Love the poncho and that SIL is asking you to play bloggy matchmaker!

  8. Oh, those scarves look amazing! I don't know if I've ever seen black homespun knit up before, it looks so lush and cuddly! And that poncho looks just fantastic on your SIL, a perfect gift!

  9. Love the color you chose for your poncho and it looks like your SIL does too. Hope she finds someone!

  10. Love what you said about your SIL. She looks great in her new poncho, hope she finds someone deserves her!

  11. Love the black scarf. :)

  12. Hmmm, where does he live? haha! She may be interested!!