YarnGuy716's blog

Coming To Minneapolis

Sunday I'm heading out to Minneapolis for some work related training. Naturally I want to check out the Local Yarn Stores and a possible knit night. According to Ravelry there is a Men's Knit Night that meets on Wednesdays. Anyone out there who goes to that? I'm going to be there until Thursday, so I'm thinking of knitting related excursions either Tuesday or Wednesday evenings. I won't have a car while I'm there so I'm limited to public transportation and cabs, unless I can sweet talk the hotel shuttle into dropping me off and picking me up.

Baby Things

I have 3 cousins with babies on the way so I've been making baby things. The baby sweater is probably one of my favorites and I can't tell you how many of them I've made over the years.

Finished Socks

I completed the Orange Socks that I was making using my hand-painted sock yarn. The base yarn was Wool2Dye4 Platinum Sock Yarn. I colored the wool with Orange and Grape flavored powdered drink mixes. The pattern is the Basic Sock Pattern by Ann Budd. Pictures under the cut...