Knitting contest thang!

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By StarTyrian
I'm entering the dAKnitters 'Knitting on a Budget' contest, and the rules ask that I mention it in my journal, so here's the contest, and here's my entry. If you like fiber arts, go make votings! Only vote for me if you think I rock the mostest, dolls. There are some seriously awesome craftsmen/women in that community, and I am probably not the awesomest. :D


In other news, I'm nearly done with the commission knitting. I'll be posting pics of the hats later today, I reckon. Only the gloves left to finish, and just the sewing-up there. One thing about getting a bastard of a head cold, once I was past the 'too sick to knit' stage, I had plenty of time to do nothing BUT knit. Well, and watch movies. Hellboy 2 was shockingly awesome, The Hulk was actually pretty dang good thanks to good old Ed Norton and a nicely understated script... um... and I watched a million episodes of Naruto too, shaddap, I was on NyQuil. ;p

And yes, my dears, I washed off the germies before packing up your hats. I'll be sending them as soon as I feel walking to the mailing store wouldn't result in me plus hats head down in the gutter, gurgling softly. The comedy value of that event would not, I think, justify having to remake the hats. :D
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I got my gloves on Friday, and they're marvelous! I'm gleeing as I type with warm, comfy hands.

Just a note, should you ever attempt a similar project, you might pick up a few more stitches around the thumbs. I can darn them a little closer without a problem, though, so it's not a major deal.

Do you know when you'll open commisions again? My manager loves them and is interested in getting some yarn from you.
StarTyrian's avatar
Woot! I'm so glad they fit! Yeah, I kinda tried a thing with the thumbs, and next time I'll try a different... thing. Yeah. I'm full of specifics. :D

Any minute now! I was going to reopen today, but filling orders for the SWB store took longer than I expected, so prolly tomorrow afternoon.
Awesome, I'll keep checking in. I can't guarantee anything, but I've had several admirers for my gloves, so you might end up with a library fanbase. When I have cashflow again, I suspect I'll ask for a second pair in different colors, myself. :D
StarTyrian's avatar
Just opened up four slots!
I'll check around tomorrow when I get in to work. If your slots last that long, I'll see if I can get you any takers this round. :)
Osanagokoro's avatar
I put my vote in.

You'll never guess who I voted for. X3
Janik0's avatar
I wish I knew how to knit...

I'll learn one day.
StarTyrian's avatar
Good resource for learning: [link] Videos of basic techniques; very handy!
Janik0's avatar
I can't wait! *bounces*
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