Related Posts Widget for Blogs by LinkWithin







Featured Design

- - - - - -

- - Enablers! - -
Ravelry
Knitty
KnitPicks
Elann
Blue Moon Fibers
Black Bunny Fibers
Knit Spot
Susan Pierce Lawrence
Mim Knits
Cookie A.
Ysolda
- - - - - -

Click here to join birdysknits
Click to join birdysknits

- - - - - -

- - Archives - -
Front Page of Blog
August 2007
November 2007
December 2007
January 2008
February 2008
March 2008
April 2008
May 2008
June 2008
July 2008
August 2008
September 2008
October 2008
November 2008
December 2008
January 2009
February 2009
March 2009
April 2009
May 2009
June 2009
July 2009
August 2009
September 2009
October 2009
November 2009
December 2009
January 2010
February 2010
March 2010
April 2010

- - - - - -

- - She said what? - -
Busy Bees
Buzzing Along...
Brain Freeze
I Got's Pictures
Le Sigh
Celebrate!
Knitting: Not So Much
Knitting!
Keep Knitting...
Wooly Works

- - - - - -


- - Labels - -
Adamas Harry Potter Knitting Conflict Swallowtail Sock Swoon Knitting Rant To Dye or Not to Dye Blocking BEADS gifties Lorelei Hats MY Kids Mystery Stole 3 Ravelry Blog Hats Knitting Club beefields Yarn Acquisitions Enablement Lace Surgery FINISHED
- - - - - -



Grab your knitting needles and come relax with me.
Friday, August 31, 2007

Dragons!!

Wandering around Ravelry today, I found this beautiful lace Dragon Shawl. You can buy the pattern here at Etsy, even though at $12.00, I am putting this on my wishlist, officially...since there's like 3 months to my birthday and Christmas.

It would look awesome in an olive green or even better a gold yarn.

Labels: ,

10:35 PM -- Email -- Link -- 0 comments

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Ravelry Here I Come!

I got my invite to Ravelry yesterday. My username is BirdysKnits--so come and say hi!



I love Ravelry, but is keeping me otherwise occupied when I am supposed to get this website off the ground. (Yes, as of this writing it's not even being published--so I am writing to a future you...HELLO!!) But being part of Ravelry does make me want to finish up the site, so I can actually tell people where to get a hold of my patterns.

Labels:

2:22 PM -- Email -- Link -- 0 comments

Monday, August 20, 2007

The wait...

Since yesterday I have had 7 people ahead of me in line for the invite to Ravelry!! SEVEN. So close, yet so very very vary away. I am hoping that today is not their rest day for invites...

Labels:

8:38 AM -- Email -- Link -- 0 comments

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Almost IN!

There are merely 83 people ahead of me in the Ravelry queue. All the hype in the knitting blogosphere and on my knitting list is making the waiting torturous.

I finally got around uploading my progress with the Mystery Stole 3--it's been announced the theme is swan lake. The wing portion of the stole hasn't been universally received..but I like it. I think. I am not too concerned since I am still working on the double long clue 4 and the wing doesn't start until clue 5 and people are already finished and blocking there finished stoles. What I need to see for a final determination is how it look being worn. I think it might look weird by itself but simply stunning when worn.

In order: Up to clue 2.

Mystery Stole 3, Clue 2

Detail shot: I love the beads--it's hard to see them with my sucky camera, but they are clear with an opalescence to them.

Mystery Stole 3, Clue 2- detail

Clue 3:

Mystery Stole 3, Clue 3

More detail shot: I really like this portion of the pattern.

Mystery Stole 3, Clue 3-detail

If you missed clue one--see more on my Flickr page. If you want to other Mystery Stole (in a rainbow of colors) once your at the Flickr website do a search for "Mystery Stole 3."

If you missed the KAL all together--Melanie should be releasing the pattern for sale on her website in the coming weeks.

Note, I apologise for the crappiness of the photos--buy more patterns and I can get a new and better camera.

Labels: ,

11:15 AM -- Email -- Link -- 0 comments

Friday, August 3, 2007

Of Clues and Themes

I am nearly done with clue # 3 of the Mystery Stole. I am surprised how fast I am knitting up this stole--KAL definitely help me keep interest--that and clue releases. MS3 has also eased my post Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows trama....it's given me something to look forward to.

Today Melanie released clue #5 (yes I am behind) and the Theme, Swan Lake! (Highlight if you want to know.) I thought it might be that from the edging, swan wings from B. Walker's Second Treasury, but I wasn't sure. It came up so often I thought it was too obvious. I really like clue 5 and I am planning on completing as Melanie wrote it (I know a first for me).

Labels: ,

1:29 PM -- Email -- Link -- 0 comments





I'm Birdy - WELCOME!

birdy {at} birdysknits {dot} com

Dubh Croi, my non knitting blog
Ravelry - BirdysKnits

Follow Us On Blogger!
See Who Follows Us

www.flickr.com
This is a Flickr badge showing photos in a set called FO's from Birdy's Knits. Make your own badge here.

- - - - -

- - - - -
Stalk me!


- - - - -
Lace Surgery
Vacation LYS Tour

Reader Galleries:
Lacey Skinny Scarf


Currently Knitting:
Heart Socks

Knitting Backburner:
Mystery Stole 3

Clickin' On My Needles

powered by
- - - - - -

- - The Knitteratti - -
Yarn Harlot
The Blue Blog
Spin Dye Knit
The Knitting Curmudgeon
Go Knit In Your Hat
Two Sheep
Queer Joe
Sweater Project
Rose-Kim Knits
Turtlegirl's Bloggy Thing
Ysolda's Blog
okay, there are LOT'S more--it'll take a while to list them all...

- - - - - -

- - Non-Knitters, - -
but we won't hold that against them
Dooce
Jason Kottke
Derek Powazek
Slashfood
The Superficial
Boobs, Injuries, and Dr. Pepper
The Laurell K. Hamilton Blog
At Your Cervix
No Looking Backwards

- - - - - -

- - A Reluctant Joiner - -
The Lone Star State Knitters
Mystery Stole 3
Ravelry
Knitting Bloggers
Previous | Next

- - Buttons are cute! - -






Take MINE! Just don't steal my bandwidth


Knitting Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory





Copyright © 2007 Birdy's Knits - - - - - - - - "We loves it, we knits it, we keeps it all!" -- The Yarn Harlot - - - - - - - - -