Monday, January 29, 2007

next project

I am about to finish a cardigan this week from Jo Sharp. I'll upload pics soon. But, here's a pic of what I'm making next...this is the vacation project. Headed to Mexico on Wednesday. I plan to do three things 1. sit on the beach, 2. knit, 3. drink margaritas. I can't wait. I need recharging.

Anyhoo, so this is the project I plan on working on. First time to do modular knitting and I'm very excited to see how it turns out. I got a nice mustard yellow/gold yarn to knit it out of, from because it saved me $40 :) I'll post pics soon!

Friday, January 26, 2007

warm hat

warm hat
Originally uploaded by elletrain.
this has become my favorite hat ever. I knitted it on a snowy Saturday last winter. it's nice and warm! Rowan Big wool was the yarn and the patter is from, you guessed it, Vogue Knitting.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

knitted shrug

knitted shrug
Originally uploaded by elletrain.
this was one of my favorites to knit. It's also from Vogue Knitting. one of my friends calls it my "knitted muscles" :)

Thursday, January 18, 2007

4 way sweater: cowl shrug open front

From Vogue Knitting. You can wear it upside down and backwards...the options are endless.


Originally uploaded by elletrain.
Yay! The clapotis. Everyone's favorite. The pattern can be found at

Monday, January 15, 2007

more hugs in '07

That's my motto for the year and David so graciously sent me this amazing "Free Hugs Campaign" video. Check it out. It's really great.

more hugs,

Friday, January 12, 2007

Hey's your birthday!

Mattie's favorite new spot
Originally uploaded by elletrain.
Happy Birthday to Mattie...she is 5 years old today. We celebrated this morning with peanut butter toast and Petsmart sent us a coupon for a free birthday toy! Pretty nifty. She's pretty much the coolest dog here's to you Mattie-girl! Party like it's your birthday :)

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

espresso art

SO amazing. Watch the video that's about half way down the page.

Tuesday, January 2, 2007

a happy new year

pretty pretties
Originally uploaded by priszilla.
Steph came to town and surprised us for New Year's Eve. It was great!!! We all wore fake eyelashes that night too. Definitely a good call on our part. LOVE those things now.

I want to tell you 2 more things:
1. check out It's newly updated.

2. My motto for this year: "More hugs in '07." You can't go wrong with that.

Happy New Year!