Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Fingerless In Liberty Wool

 Liberty Wool does its own color changes.
Fingerless it is!
They won't match, but they'll compliment and they are for me. 
I adapted a pattern to knit them in the round. 
I still avoid seams like the plague..
 I love this Madonna and Child statue. My friend Jenny gave it to me after her mother died.  She found a few of them in her home unopened.  Her mom was an amazing lady; she gave me strength years ago when I was worrying and she gives me strength now. 
Thanks Mary Claire, I know you are in heaven! 
Tank believes that not a creature should be stirring right now.
He was a Christmas kitten whose original name was TINSEL.
We know call him Tanky Tibido 
(Chicago Bulls Coach Tom Tibido is rather chubby too) 


Nancy said...

Tank is such a beautiful color. I can see why his original name was Tinsel.

Mereknits said...

Love the mitts, my stuff is out too and I am so happy it is out of the boxes and all put up. I am not a decorating fan, or a Christmas fan, what is wrong with me?

Katherine said...

Tank is a singular cat. Your mitts are going to be beautiful. I love the colors and you know me, I don't believe things have to match!

I love the Madonna and Child statue. I see a collection starting. I collect Nativity Scenes (7 last count) and try to add one every year. I missed buying one last year during the Big "C" scare with DH so I think I need two this year.

Nancy Kay said...

Your fingerless project is going to be "just the ticket." I know what you mean about seams; I try to avoid them too. Tank looks sooooo reason to stir, I suppose. Love the name Tinsel... but the name Tank must fit him perfectly.

Wanderingcatstudio said...

Tank has the right idea! Just curl up and get comfy!

Ingrid K. said...

Hi Kathy! Looking forward to your fingerless mittens... :) Nice wool!!!
TANK is also adorable!!! <3
Have a good day!
Ingrid xx

Beth Coleman said...

Love Liberty Wool - it always knits up beautifully! Thanks for sharing.

elns said...

I love the color changes and I think it's almost cooler they will not be matching mitts. You know I love a cozy cuddly cat like tank. Such a sweet photo.

SissySees said...

Tank is a beauty, and so is the yarn. I haven't gotten my Nativity scene out yet...

Mrs. Micawber said...

Tank is such a lovely soft silvery-grey. I love Liberty Wool too - just gave my sis a cowl and hat made from it for her birthday. She kept saying "It's so soft!"

It's the time for mitts, alright. :)

Dee said...

That cat KNOWS how to chill! :-)

Araignee said...

Liberty Wool is so scrummy.....they are going to be spectacular.
I got out a few precious holiday knick knacks myself today. They always make me cry so I get it out of the way while The Mister is out.
That's one comfy kitty!

SapphireBlue said...

If you can avoid the finishing work of having to do a long seam, knitting in the round is the way to go. The angel is beautiful.

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