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A Two Post Day

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This post is for Saturday.

I know I said Tuesday-Friday posting but, technically I AM posting on Tuesday it’s just Two separate posts in one…Make sense?

First off I’d like to tell you about the first sale of my Folds pattern on Ravelry, WooHoo!

I got the receipt in my inbox yesterday (Friday) from paypal for $3.50, very very exciting! I also got a few lovely messages on Ravelry commenting on what a great pattern it is, thank you to those people(you know who you are I’m sure) if your reading this.

 

Klaus Nomi – Lightning Strikes

 

Tuesday’s Post:

Hip Hip Horray! I’ve finished my August Designers challenge… X2! I made two projects and I’ll have to choose between the two of them, I’m leaning towards the second one though 🙂 Anyhoo here they are!

 

The first one is called Pidge and It’s modeled after my brothers pet pidgeon who is mostly white with gray wings…and named pidge :-):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second lovely bird is called Too Cool, I ended up entering him 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Wish me luck in the challenge!

David Bowie – Oh! You Pretty Things

 

~Eleni

One Pig, Two Pig…

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One day recently, I was sitting at my over abundant stash of really, really acrylic-y, disgusting yarns thinking, “What on Earth am I going to do with all this! There isn’t enough to make any hats or decorations(not that I need any more) and there’s too much to make any small toys(not that I need any more of those either plus, anything that would take that much is always doomed to be started but never finished {see my Granny Square Blanket started July 2010}) So I went surfing(web not ocean since it is winter and a bit too cold for my taste) on Ravelry and finally found the wonderful Chichester The Pig Pattern By Helen Apocalypse! Her Blog which she posted it too read exactly what I was looking for;

Chichester the Pig was born when someone asked me for 26 knitted pigs for an event and I was forced to come up with a pattern that I could knit 26 times without it making me crazy.”

Perfection! I printed it out and knit up oh…2…or 3…or…cough, cough, 7, cough, cough. But in my defense one did escape my picture taking frenzy 😉 Here they are:

From left to right: Betty, Letty, Netty, and half a Jetty...

 

...Half a Netty, Jetty, Petty and Earl

 

 

 

 

 

The only piggy missing from this lovely family portrait is Jim-Bob III. He was light blue and the same size as Jetty!

 

~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~<3~

Happy (be-lated, or is it just lated?) Valentines Day 😀

~ Eleni