Sunday, September 14, 2014

Happy Plucktember!!

Can you believe we are half way through September, well, in the knitting world, I mean, Plucktember, already?! I'm exhausted, so I do believe it! I always look forward to this time of year. Somehow college football and the new school supplies and apples and the leaves changing help me forget what the beginning of the school year is usually like for my job, which is why I'm exhausted and just now coming up for air.

But there has been knitting, so let's get right to that!


So lovely to start off Plucktember on Labor Day by the pool just knitting away. This new fingerless glove pattern knits up quickly in Primo Sport. I just love cables!!


The first glove was done by the end of the week, but I wanted to knit it up in a worsted weight version too.


So at the soccer game that morning I made a bit of progress. This is in Plucky Knitter's Scholar. Definitely not Primo, but still lovely.

I did put the knitting down to play with this cutie for the Notre Dame-Michigan game!



Enjoying our walk at halftime!


She's a good luck charm for sure!

By the end of the weekend there was a finished glove!



I thought I'd have the second one done in no time, but with working out of town one day this week, working late another night and not feeling well (long story, but I've been dealing with some chronic pain issues at the radiation site on my head for the past few months...and with trying to work more, I'm off the meds that were really helping manage the pain because they made me too tired to work and trying to find new meds to fun), well, it isn't done yet. Hopefully I'll finish it at knit nite this week.

The Lowney Sock KAL is going strong too over in the Plucky Knitter group (as well as many other KALs!).


I wanted to share some of the fabulous projects being shared!

The project below is Linda's Lowney sock, aka lgphillips on Ravelry, and I'm in love with the colors she's chosen! My favorite part of KALs are seeing a design knit up in different colors, but especially when color work is involved!!

Photo courtesy of lgphillips on Ravelry

Photo courtesy of YezSoCrafty on Ravelry

This is Chris, aka YezSoCrafty's, fabulous sock. I just love her 2 color version. I also think Lowney sock knit up in just a solid single color would be fun too.

Thanks ladies for letting me share your projects with the blog!

Anyone else participating in Plucktember over in the Pluck Knitters Group? I'd love to hear what you are working on.

Remember, all Irish Girlie Knits Designs ($6.00 or less) are 20% off though the end of the month when you use the coupon code: WELOVEPLUCKY

Happy Plucktember!
xoxo Irishgirlieknits


Renee Anne said...

I'm loving the fingerless mitts :) Now, the question is: will there be a "mitten" version, as well?

Chris said...

Your mitts look great and so do those socks! I am sorry to hear about your chronic pain issue. That's really tough . Not only does it hurt it must leave you exhausted. Hard to find the right mix of pain control while leaving a clear head. I have read your blog for years and have really loved it. When I see you are not posting a lot I always wonder if you are ok. Hope you are feeling some relief soon.