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gimmesanity
06-12-2006, 10:26 AM
I've had this short snort done for a little bit (OK, like 2 months), but I've been too lazy to weave in the ends. Jackie inspired me to finally get off my arse and finish...thanks! :blush:

- It was made with Caron Simply Cotton, or something like that. I lost the label.
- Pattern is Short Snort (http://knitandtonic.typepad.com/ShortSnortTank.pdf).
- Since I didn't exactly get guage, it used US 5 Denises and did the math to go with this yarn. The plastic thingy in the middle is from Wal-Hell.

The pic of my little monkey is the best one I could get - she's home sick today with a cold, so we're not in the most cooperative mood. Don't mind her crazy hair, it always looks like that.

http://imarried.jongilmore.com/blog/uploaded_images/shortsnort1.jpg http://imarried.jongilmore.com/blog/uploaded_images/shorsnort2.jpg

A friend from work is preggers with twin girls. I made her this set:

http://imarried.jongilmore.com/blog/uploaded_images/twinset.jpg

- The pattern is my own - I just made it up as I went.
- I used Rowan Cotton Wool...soooo yummy. The only thing about it is that I blocked the hats twice and my stitches still look uneven. Granted, I was making these hats in the car, so that may be why my stitches look so bleh. :thinking:

sara_jayne
06-12-2006, 11:07 AM
Everything is adorable! I love the set for the twins!

Pixywhispers
06-12-2006, 11:07 AM
I love the mix and match twin set! So cute!

And the monkey in the snort is adorable! What yarn is it?

rebecca
06-12-2006, 11:47 AM
:cheering: :cheering: Loving it all...twin set is adorable!!! LOL, I'm working on the Short Snort top right now..for my granddaughter...I seem to be knitting just what u & Jackie are knitting ;)

Jackie F.
06-12-2006, 12:49 PM
Awh, I like your Short Snort - your daughter is adorable!! :inlove:
Isn't that a cute little pattern? I had someone ask me recently where I got mine because she said it looked like something from a matching mother/daughter set. It is a pretty glam little top, isn't it?!

I like how the colors are opposite on the twin set to distinguish between each child - good idea! :lol:

koolbreeze
06-12-2006, 01:20 PM
awww... so cute. and baby girl is getting so big and her hair is getting long!!! shes a cutie... :inlove:

AnreeAce
06-12-2006, 02:54 PM
:heart: :heart:

Just loverly...
And the knitted items are great too!

Rennagayle
06-12-2006, 03:39 PM
Oh, it's all so sweet! :D

I have that same problem of getting cotton things to look good when I block them. My stitches, too, end up looking uneven. :??

Danielle
06-12-2006, 03:54 PM
Very cute! :thumbsup:

Amber
06-12-2006, 04:17 PM
Cute tank top and adorable daughter -- look at those curls!

The hat and mits sets are so pretty!

gimmesanity
06-12-2006, 11:16 PM
Thanks, everyone! The projects were fun - the short snort was a quick, easy pattern. I was just lazy about finishing it off.

And, yeah, the monkey has a few curls. I love her little afro. ;)

eeyore
06-15-2006, 06:52 AM
WONDERFUL! :heart:

mulene
06-15-2006, 11:31 AM
gorgeous!