So for those that are not aware, the Winter Olympics ended yesterday. And here are links to some of the winners:
The summary of my event is below (with words removed to protect the innocent).
So I spun this Yak-Merino roving with the mini-spinner I received as a present. It spun great. Then I plied it with Crystal Palace Yarns Mini Mochi yarn. Then I knitted two ______ with it. There’s a baby shower next weekend for a co-worker who had 28 week twins. They are all doing well and I wanted something special for them. I was post-call (“tired”) the last day of the Olympics so I say in the recliner with a blanket and coffee and knit the ___ during the hockey game and the 50K classic cross country race. I dozed off here and there but managed to get the ____ done! So much for my “knitting Olympics”. Not too grueling, and I certainly did not win a gold medal. I will have to train hard for Sochi!
Photos are at Ravelry I will post them here after the shower.
(The real reason I did not hand knit more during these Olympics is that my husband bought me an antique Auto-Knitter stand. I am feeling compelled to use the Auto-knitter, but it has been long enough since I used it I am getting frustrated by the heel. The socks are coming along though and once I get the tension and weight right I should be able to make a few sets of socks. It may not justify the cost of the stand, but it will at least assuage my guilt so I can get to other fiber projects: mini-spinning and weaving are next)
Here’s the photo of the hats: