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pixiepurls
11-12-2006, 12:30 AM
http://static.flickr.com/80/277731127_aa30e90464_m.jpg

http://static.flickr.com/95/277731131_c933c600ac_m.jpg

I totally messed up this sock once i got past the short row heel so now I have a friend who is going to try and fix it. The pattern is all off. But it sure looked good up until the heel! it's my own pattern.

This is a "Knitting Pure and Simple - Split Neck T" pattern.

http://static.flickr.com/80/247029487_c32ce5f787_m.jpg

I need someone to kick my butt and make me finish my knits!

mwedzi
11-12-2006, 09:45 AM
:poke: (i coulda sworn we had those smileys that show one smiley whipping another; pretend you see that here). Finish those items! That top is looking great and fitting you *perfectly*. You'd better finish it. Don't make me come over there. Are you doing any knitting today? If you are, you are knitting that other sleeve. No back talk, missy. I will ask for a picture of your progress tomorrow. (whipping smiley)

pixiepurls
11-12-2006, 10:27 AM
haha, perfect.

Um.. I mean... YES MAME!

Mulderknitter
11-12-2006, 01:07 PM
me too! you better and i said BETTER get that top done today girl! it looks fantastic! now get to it! :tap:

gardenmommy
11-12-2006, 07:37 PM
Well GIT to it...because you'd get some mighty funny looks if you wore it out looking like that! :rofl:

gardenmommy
11-12-2006, 08:01 PM
Well GIT to it...because you'd get some mighty funny looks if you wore it out looking like that! :rofl:

ae
11-12-2006, 08:24 PM
they are both gorgeous!! :cheering: you're almost there!

Pixywhispers
11-13-2006, 03:36 PM
They are both gorgeous! Come on chick you can do it.

Amber
11-13-2006, 07:21 PM
I agree -- gorgeous sock and gorgeous sweater! The sweater looks fantastic on you and just think how great it'll be to have it finished. You could wear it this winter...

so get goin'!!! :tap: :D

jamadian75
11-13-2006, 07:48 PM
Done yet? :nails:

:teehee: both look great and well worth finishing.

becjo
11-14-2006, 02:59 PM
I get frustrated about projects too and end up letting them sit around - but you've come so far already - you have to finish them! They are going to be beautiful when you are done. You'll be so proud of yourself! YOU CAN DO IT!!!

By the way - I LOVE our avatar - your fairy with the knitting needles is just adorable! :heart:

pixiepurls
11-14-2006, 03:26 PM
Thanks Bec, I had an artist create her for me :)


Okay well I figured out why I hate working on that sweater, cause i am doing magic loop for the sleeve so today I ordered a smaller circular needle so I can just work in the round all simple and not be irritate, and the sock well they had a disaster but I did turn the heel and now all is well again after a friend had a look at them this weekend so now I need to get back to it. ARGH! lol SAD isn't it, but I am working on the sleeves to another FO so there is that.... BAD PIXIE!

CarmenIbanez
11-14-2006, 04:28 PM
WHAT ARE YOU DOING???? Get back to knitting? You think because you ordered needles that you get to stop? Do you think I come to this forum for my HEALTH? NO! I come here to see finished objects!!!!


:hug: Now I feel guilty for yelling at you!

pixiepurls
11-14-2006, 04:34 PM
hehe :D

janelanespaintbrush
11-14-2006, 04:42 PM
:shrug: If you're having a hard time getting into these projects, why not take a break and do something else for a while? I took a long vacation from a sweater, and I'm just starting to feel excited about tackling it again. Unless you have a deadline, why force yourself? Knitting is supposed to be enjoyable!

Andrea
11-15-2006, 10:04 AM
Pixie, your projects are gorgeous so far, you MUST finish them.

:heart:

nonny2t
11-15-2006, 10:12 AM
We're dying to see them finished so get to it girl!!!!!

I love the toe warmer...... :rofl: :roflhard:

mwedzi
11-15-2006, 01:07 PM
So, can we see a pic of the progress you've made since you first posted?

KnittyKitty
11-15-2006, 02:05 PM
:poke: :poke: :poke: :poke: :poke:

poke poke, poke-a poke poke

:teehee:

Mama Bear
11-16-2006, 10:38 AM
The socks are cute, but the sweater is great! What a fit! Can't wait to see it finished.

Mama Bear

mwedzi
11-29-2006, 04:03 PM
so, did you give up on them, or are you still going to make them?