The Time Suck

Despite getting a Ravelry invite several months ago, I have only just recently logged on and started exploring. Oh my goodness, no wonder people rave about it. All of my internet goof-off time this week – which used to be dedicated to blogs – has been poured into setting up my Ravelry notebook and checking out what others have posted. It is amazing. If you haven’t added yourself to the list for an invite yet, go do it now! You don’t need to have a blog outside, just a Flickr account with photos of your knitting and your stash. Freaking great.

Before I go back to Ravelry today, I thought I’d share a few things I’ve been working on. (I seem to get super-crafty-productive only when I am stressed and busy with work. Anyone else experience the same thing?)

Mom’s Guilt Socks – first one was completed last night, afterthought heel and all:

Mom's Guilt Socks 004

Child’s Placket Neck Pullover from Last Minute Knitted Gifts (made from this corrected pattern) – for a co-worker’s impending baby:

Child's Placket Neck 001

I still need to close up the underarms and buy some buttons, but this thing is basically done. Super fun and super easy. It’s my first seamless raglan sweater and I LOVE it. I may never go back.

If you want to visit me at Ravelry, I can be found under username “MrsHipp”. Take care, y’all!

(BTW: Those of you in So Cal – did you feel the earthquake a few minutes ago?!?)

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