Wednesday, February 12, 2014

A lovely day.

Yesterday was a pretty perfect birthday. Thank you all for the birthday wishes! There was lots of celebrating....

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a birthday work lunch

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an afternoon break filled with knitting, sunshine, and flowers (I feel a bit bad for those of you being hit with the endless winter. We're actually choosing to go to the snow this weekend...can you imagine?!)

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a birthday dinner that ended with bread pudding! Yummy! Didn't my sister pick out the best four candles?!

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I finished my first Ravellenics project in the WIPs Dancing competition last night and blocked it today (I guess that's a benefit of being home sick with a cold!?!). I do love it and Anzula's Cloud yarn blocks like a dream! Just need to get this to a speedy test knitter or two (let me know if you're interested...I feel guilty asking during Olympic knitting!).

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My next event will involve designing with these beauties! I'm getting ready for ShaliMarch (you can read all about it here) with hopefully a new design in Shalimar Yarns Homage DK. I'm offering a discount code from now until March 7, for 20% off any IGK pattern from my ravelry store ($6.00 or less) with the coupon code: shalimarch2014  That way if any of you want to start planning your knits for Shalimarch you'll be good to go!

Are any of you participating in Ravellenics and/or knitting along with the Olympics? What are you knitting? We've been glued to tv every night cheering!

Happy Knitting!
xoxo Irishgirlieknits

3 comments:

Renee Anne said...

I wish I was a speedy knitter. That doesn't happen with a small child running around. I'm lucky I finish anything ever. Oh well. It looks lovely :)

Marcy Doane said...

I'd love to be a test knitter for you. I live in the Bay Area, have lots of time, and have been knitting seriously for over 35 years, although I learned long before that. I have met you briefly a couple of times and have been thinking for a long time about how I might get more involved in the larger knitting world. Please email me if you want more info!
Thanks.

IrishGirlieKnits said...

Hi Marcy- if by chance you read this, I don't have an email for you, but would love to get in touch regarding test knitting. My email is irishgirlieknits AT gmail DOT com

Thanks!

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