Friday, December 08, 2006

Giant Knit Rug!

I found this via the Crazy for Knitting Group on flickr. Flocks (aka Dutch artist Christien Meindertsma) knits and sells amazing stuff, but this was my fave: a rug knit from 18 merino sheep! Go visit her site, and read her story, and be sure to check out the Poof.


Do you think I can get the Cole Man to make me some needles like this? I think I can!

But I'd better give him a chance to rest up from putting up our Xmas lights last night. He strung the big ones I like for me, and this is the first time I've had outdoor lights as an adult. This photo was taken last night at sunset, which was beautiful (although you can't tell from my rather crappy photo).


Last night was also our weekly Purl 'n Hurl gathering, and although there were only 3 of us there this week, a good time was had by all. I put up a bunch of photos on flickr of the last couple of PnH meetings (I got behind; sue me); this one is of me and Eileen last night. Check out other PnH photos here, and our blog here. For any locals reading, be sure to check out the invite to next week's CHRISTMAYULESTIVUSOLSTIKWANZUKKAH Yarn Gift Exchange.

6 comments:

  1. The rug (and needles) are awesome! Did you see the knitted Ferrari I had in my blog today? Made from 12 MILES of yarn! Gah!

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  2. holy crap! i'm going over to your blog to see it RIGHT NOW!!!

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  3. Those are some crazy ass needles!!! I want Cole to make you those so that you can post a pic of you knitting with them!

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  4. Small crowd at Purl & Hurl? Does that mean Extra Booze for you 3??

    Sounds like less Purlin & more Hurlin!!

    Awesome.

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  5. This is so cool. I have knit with needles that big. I am going to have direct people to this entry

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  6. mike, you made me laugh beer out my nose!

    thanks for the hookup, zeepo. i'm gonna give it a try as soon as cole makes the needles.

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