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Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Poker Placemats


Today's Vintage Pattern is for the card player in your life :) Poker card placemats and napkins to knit! (speaking of poker, has anyone caught the series Tilt on ESPN? I really like what we've tivo'd so far).

I purchased the new Interweave Knits (mainly because one of my blog friends is in it on the article on recycling yarns/sweaters). I normally really like their patterns, but this time, I have a hard time seeing what I might knit out of it. I suppose I should have glanced through before buying it, but I'm kinda silly like that.

Look what I found at the GoodWill. I think it's handknit and crocheted since I couldn't find a tag anywhere. the sleeves and flowery things on the front are crocheted. I love the color and the size, but I'm not crazy about the neck. I'll leave it for now, but I'm semi tempted to rip the neck out and re knit a smaller one for it (the turtleneck just doesn't suit me). Sorry for the poor angle on the photo. I'm such a lazy butt that I couldn't be bothered to walk to the side of the room with the tripod. So it's taken with the camera sitting on the table.

I got home and found a cute M&M postcard from Illanna. She had lots of wonderful things to say about my yarn... and who wouldn't love that type of postcard!! :-P

Thanks Illana!! You definitely helped perk up my day!


why? because I was just darn curious to sit down and list out which I've been to!

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ThreeOliveMartini said...

love that sweater.. my favourite colour !!

Amie said...

I love the sweater too, but I agree, the collar is weird... it should be a scoop neck, so it looks almost like a tank top with pretty crochet sleeves. It's really cute, otherwise!

p u r l g u r l said...

hi lori,

i found the hello kitty/sponge bob shoe charms, i mean stitch markers in the shoe dept. of target, next to the shoe laces. i picked mine up at the albany target, i expect they'll be at your local target too.

deep color studio is in my neighborhood! she's definitely got fabu stuff. maybe i'll bump into you at the open house. :)

Anonymous said...

That sweater looks cute..:) Just a little redesign at the collar shld make it look great.

Lori said...

Thanks you guys! I'm definitely going to try taking in the collar once I get the balls to do so :)

PurlGurl, I hope I see you at deep color studio! I'm so jealous you live right near it :)

illanna said...

I just stumbled across this lovely thank you, and I realized that I never said... YOU'RE WELCOME!

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