Filed Under (Knitting) by jennyk on 30-12-2005

“… to finally update my blog again?” I asked myself. Since I couldn’t come up with a good answer, here I am again.

A goup of friends who meet regularly on AIM arranged a Secret Santa swap last year. an d we had so much fun we did it again this year. From my Santa, I received silk top, cashmere top, handspun yarn (lovely soft Romney/Corrie cross) and a handknit scarf:



The scarf is rather crumpled from its journey, so it would look better if I dampened it and smoothed it out, but these pictures give you the general idea. I don’t have any pictures of the yarn as the camera’s memory card was full by then.

In case you are wondering what handmade item(s) I sent my Secret Santa victim, I have to confess that although I did get her other gifts to her on time, the handmade one is still not finished. I’ll post pictures once she receives it. It is going slowly as I’m also trying to finish part of my mother’s gift. I got the first attempt done her in time for her to try it on on Christmas Day, but it was too loose, so I had to rip it. The second attempt fitted, but I still need to make it a partner:


To quote Rolf Harris, “can you see what it is yet?”

To help you, I’ll tell you that the bottom edge is closed, and the top right diagonal edge is open.

The lower part is 2×2 rib and the upper part is garter stitch.

The whole thing is about 5″ from the top ‘point’ to the base.
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