Friday, February 12, 2010

Let the Games begin!!

Bring on the Knitting Olympics!!

17 days to challenge myself! Well, remember this?


My Tickled Pink Blanket that Rocks! I cast this on almost two years ago! And it is only maybe 25% done! I have two more skeins of Socks that Rock Heavyweight in Jasper for the border not even shown. They haven't been wound yet.


I have the best equipment! My signature circular needles that I haven't even really used yet?!?!


And of course, these gorgeous colors of Socks that Rock heavyweight! Go Team Blue Moon!!

I honestly am not sure if I can finish this. But, I'm bound and determined to try. And just how happy would I be to show this to Cockeyed and Ettamae at the Blue Moon booth at Stitches West all finished and complete!

But, just in case, I do have a project picked out for Team Plucky Knitters!


This may become these!


And this....wouldn't this be gorgeous?

I love seeing everyone's Knitting Olympics projects!! Here's to an awesome Olympics!!!

Less than hour until cast on time!!!

Happy Knitting Olympics!
xoxo Irishgirlieknits


Unknown said...

Love the blanket!

dianne said...

Love the mittens! TTL patterns are great! I'm off to jump into my jammies. Cast on in 4 minutes! Woohoo!

Unknown said...

I love that blanket!! Can't wait to see it grow.

Discoknits said...

Very pleased to see you finishing the blanket. Maybe I'll put down these socks and pick up my blanket too. Can't commit to olympic timing though ;0)

Good luck fearless friend :0)

Anonymous said...

awesome! glad you decided to go with the tickled blanket! finish it and then after i ask you a trillion quesions, i'll start mine! lol

Zonda said...

Great projects planned! I want to hear how you like your Signature circs! Good luck!

Anonymous said...

So have you added up how many yards of yarn you have for the blanket. Just askin"!!!

Actually...forget it. I have almost as many for the Vancouver 2010 sweater.

We're both nuts!

Scrabblequeen said...

Well, you certainly do have the spirit of a personal best! Good luck to you.

peaknits said...

The blanket will be gorgeous! And that Plucky yarn, omg took my breath away. Yum!

Bezzie said...

You can do it!

Rani said...

You can do it! If I can ski for a million miles and not get paid for it, you can finish this gorgeous blanket!

Jen said...

That blanket is just gorgeous! Good luck! :)

Jo said...

I'm with you - I'm not starting anything new for the Olympics - I have about 10 different projects that I am trying to finish.

Robin said...

Good luck on finishing your blanket. I think it is going to be awesome when it is done.

susan said...

This is going to be gorgeous when it's done! Keep truckin' on it!
I love the colors you chose!