knitnana: Finally Christmas is Over!! I Can Show You...

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Saturday, January 03, 2009

Finally Christmas is Over!! I Can Show You...

First? The Christmas gifts that were "top-secret!"
Ice Blue Spiralucious from Anne's wonderful pattern. I used a 146 yard skein of Blue Sky Alpaca Silk in icy blue for this one...

And then another:
made with a wonderful oatmeal tweed alpaca from Misti Alpaca (also a 146 yard skein).

These made up in short order, and make delightful gifts. If you can only afford a pricey yarn in a small amount? This is the gift to create with it...appreciated by everyone and if I do say so myself? Beautifully modeled by my sis and sis-in-law.
(nope won't tell you who is who)

:)
Then, because I could, I asked Dear Daughter to model Star of Evening for me...
She showed up in that wonderfully coordinated teal sweater all by herself and had no idea I was going to put this on her. (Sometimes things happen the best way when we don't plan, you know?)
And the money shot!
(as Anne would say)

I guess it appears to the casual observer that I'm enamoured of Anne Hanson's designs?

That would be correct.
(((hugs)))

11 Comments:

Blogger Debi said...

Beautiful all, especially your DD! :)

9:41 PM  
Blogger Pat K said...

Lovely projects.

10:23 AM  
Blogger Knitting Linguist said...

They look gorgeous! And beautifully modelled by all of the women in your family :)

1:41 PM  
OpenID shewhoknits said...

Sallee! Love the projects...went to the website to look for that neckwarmer pattern and I cant find it...help!

9:35 PM  
Blogger Ruinwen said...

Wow Sallee...they are all so georgous and each in it's own special way! Star of Evening is magnificent! :)

7:32 AM  
Blogger Dave said...

Wow, beautiful knits, beautifully modelled!!! :-)

8:28 AM  
Blogger Geraldine said...

Wow, nice work (as usual) Sallee. You are a true pro! All I managed this year were some adult booties for gifts.

Love the idea of a knitting room. For me, I'm hankering for a craft room with a door to keep the kitties from eating the wrong items LOL. Can you relate!!!!

Hugs, G

11:35 AM  
Blogger Opal said...

gorgeous stuff!

12:36 PM  
Blogger Birdsong said...

Wow is all I can say! Star of Evening is just stunning (and a fitting tribute to the Meezer - you can tell her I said so), but the little laces are delightful too. Great job!!

8:02 PM  
Blogger knitalittle said...

Lovely your work as always lovely

9:24 PM  
Blogger Brenda said...

Beautiful projects! Anne's patterns are wonderful. I have started the Tudor Grace scarf, and it is a fun knit and is really attractive.

1:42 PM  

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