Wednesday, September 22, 2010

WiP Wednesday!

Thanks to Tami for 'hosting' the Work In Progress Wednesdays on her blog!  It keeps me blogging...and knitting! 

I have two WiPs to share this week.


I started another project this week.  This one has no deadlines attached (it's a 'just because' gift for my niece) but I don't think it will sit on the needles too long because I can't wait for it to be done!

I'm making the Hippo from Susan B. Anderson's Itty Bitty Toys book.  I'm using the same yarn I used for the Elefante.

Here's the beginning of the body - the blisters and tenderness on my fingers still hasn't healed from the Elefante (tight knits!) so I'm going to have to pace myself :)


I've made a bit more progress on the Travelling Woman lace shawl.  It's a project I really have to focus on so it's not a good knit to work on late at night while watching tv (so it's taking me a while to complete).  I'm looking forward to completing the knitting and then blocking it - I think blocking is really going to make a difference on this project.


  1. Love the colors in your projects! Can't wait to see more of them.

  2. Can't wait to see the hippo!

    I was just looking through a thread on Ravelry regarding blocking. I'm always shocked how different the projects look once they're finished with the blocking process!

  3. Wow, I can't remember how to knit, and I never had much practice with it, but it looks complicated! I think the overall look of knitted pieces is beautiful compared to crochet though and I'm a crocheter! Love the colors and good luck!!!

  4. Can't wait to see the hippo! The shawl looks good I'm sure blocking will make it look even better.

  5. Can't wait to see your finished hippo.

  6. Can't wait to see both finished projects. Take care of your fingers!