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Old 11-23-2008, 11:19 PM   #1
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Christmas knitting frenzy?
I'm trying to get a pair of sweet socks made and also a pr of worsted socks for my dh. My dtr wanted me to make scarves for some friends, but I just don't have time.
Gosh, If I could sit and knit for a week straight, I could have them done. I have one worsted one and am wrapping up the toe on the sweet sock.
Poor dh might get an IOU for a second sock. lol.

Who's making Christmas presents?
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Old 11-23-2008, 11:31 PM   #2
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I'm going to make my oldest DD some convertible mittens, but I'm waiting for the yarn to ship. I'm testing them now in some stash yarn. I might make some fingerless mittens for DD2. Other than that I've done a bunch of charity stuff. I have it easy, my family is so picky I don't usually even attempt knitting for them.
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Old 11-23-2008, 11:54 PM   #3
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So far I've made a cat stuffed animal for my daughter, a hat for my mom, and, I'm working on a scarf for my son, and hats for my son and daughter. I have it pretty easy this year!
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:18 AM   #4
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I'm finishing Christmas stockings, finished a hat, have one more (at least) hat to do and probably some other things, I just need to decide what!
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:34 AM   #5
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It's pretty much all hats for me. I went out Friday night with my list and bought the yarn.
  1. DD - hat and scarf (1/2 finished)
  2. Neice - hat
  3. Nephew - hat
  4. DSL - beret (waiting on more yarn) and scarf (finished)
  5. DBL-hat and coffee cozy
  6. Bro - hat
  7. DSL - beret
  8. Mom - something felted
  9. Dad - hat
  10. DH - ???
Plus I would like to knit some ornaments.
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:46 AM   #6
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BF- Fingerless gloves
Mom- Dish cloths, a scarf, and dusting cloths made out of a terry cloth yarn.
Dad- Black hat.
Sister- Ear flap hat.
Sister's BF- Ear flap hat.
Niece 1- Fun fur scarf.
Niece 2- Knitted bunny.
Aunt- Dusting cloths, and a dish cloth.

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Old 11-24-2008, 01:01 AM   #7
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I used to knit and crochet things for my dd and her kids but then she told me she didn't want and homemade stuff so I quit.
However, this year I have been doing some knitting for christmas and just finished an adorable little hat for grandson #3. He's only 3 months old and a little sweetie.
I've also been making scarflets of different kinds for my friends - so good to be back in the flow!
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Old 11-24-2008, 01:12 AM   #8
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I'm doing:

bro's gf-hat and scarf 1/2 done
mom-dish cloth
dad-scarf and maybe a hat
bro-scarf
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Old 11-24-2008, 01:13 AM   #9
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I started my Christmas knitting in July! I did this shawl for my MIL...that was my most complicated project to date, and I knew I'd have to start early! I was right...it took me forever to get it going, but after a bit, the pattern came easier, and I fell into a rhythm.

I also just finished sewing this throw together tonight, for FIL.

Besides those, I've finished this hat for 2 dd's (and am working on the 3rd, and will probably do 2 more)

I did felted purses for my two little nieces.

Those were all my goals for Christmas knitting, and now I've got a bit of time, so I may whip up a few other things...some fingerless gloves for dd if I can get the gauge right.

I'd like to knit something for my mom, but I'm not sure what. I did a scarf last year, so would like to do something else this year. We'll see.
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I've been knitting some hats for charity - but other than that I had no intentions of knitting christmas gifts for anyone... next year when I can start the projects in July.

However, I did buy some sock yarn and was going to make some socks for myself, as I started to knit the first one I realized that the way the colors were working up would really be good for my DH's aunt. So I'm knitting like mad to get a pair of socks done in time to mail for Christmas.

Next year I've got to plan better - I always get ideas about this time of the year, but don't ever give myself time to knit them up for my family and friends. - Next year, will do better, plan in May.
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