Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Great minds think alike....

Well, I have been CRAZY busy with my company's move...but I finally finished my One Skein secret pal's project...yay!

It doesn't look like much, but it was a BIG accomplishment for me...first time using needles in 8+ years, first FO ever...first time using circular needles, increasing/decreasing, creating eyelets, making Icord...I frogged a lot, but it got done and I sent it off today in all it's splendor, lol. I'm sure my secret buddy will be dissapointed by it, lol...but it was a big accomplishment to me :)


I got MY secret pal's gift a week or two ago and it ROCKS, as usual :) I swear, I just got the most amazing Pal :D *happy glow*

She made me a green bag, very similar to the one I made, just loads better and bigger :D Inside, there were Wizard of Oz stickers and magnets and little goodies *happy dance* it was such a great suprise. She included the rest of her ball of yarn it was made from, so I have this gorgeous green, super soft yarn to do something with now...I just like to sit and pet it :) She finished the icord with two beautiful beads, as well....just such a lovely present :) Wouldn't you agree??

Here they are side by side, so you can see my secret pal's obviously better knitting skill...but I still ike my dorky little bag and hey! Great minds think alike ;)

3 comments:

  1. Christina11:34 AM

    Your bag looks great, Melinda! I don't think it dorky at all! Because knitting is anything but dorky! ;)

    I like how you make the cord a handle by attaching the ends...nice touch!

    I'm glad you liked your gift...funny how we thought of the same thing! Guess that's why we were paired!

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  2. Being the recipient of the bag, I must say it is definitely not dorky. Thank you so much! I loved all the goodies. Sorry it took so long to say thanks! I'm posting pics of everything now!

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  3. Awww, I'm glad you liked it!

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