Sunday, December 18, 2011

FO: Peaks Island Hood

So I finished off the Peaks Island hood about 30 minutes ago. It is now blocking. Here is a requisite crappy photo:

I'll post better pix once the thing is dry. Also, I should probably have somebody model it so that I can show it's recipient (my friend's mom) how to wear it, as I imagine it might be a bit confusing.

Anyway, I used the yarn the pattern called for, Green Mountain Spinnery - Mountain Mohair in Grey Birch. Just under three skeins. Same needles also, size 10 US (6mm).

Everything else went on hold for this project, so now I have to get back to Georgia's lamb so it'll be ready by Christmas. I need to knit an arm and the head, but I don't think that'll take too long.

In other news, we went to see the worst production of The Nutcracker I've ever seen yesterday. I won't call it out because they were well-meaning and earnest, but yeah, it was comically bad.

Also, Georgia lost both of her front teeth, so we've been attempting to bribe her to sing "All I Want for Christmas is my Two Front Teeth," because really, how often will she be able to do THAT?

Anyway, here's a link to the song, for those of you who might not know it. This video is somewhat nauseatingly cute...

Not sure if I'll be able to post again before Christmas, so in the event that I'm not around, Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to everyone! Have wonderful holidays!


  1. Promise me that I'll get a pic of ms. wisconsin singing that song...better yet, Utube video!! and you're right, what great timing on her part!! Miss you, V....need scoop plz. On the life stories of the v,b & w in nyc! I miss them everso...
    Merry Christmas my friend...may your days be filled with warm fuzzies and merkins!! mwah!

  2. That is SUCH a scary version of the song!

  3. A video of little miss Georgia, you just HAVE to make it - it will be a memory for life :-) Merry Christmas to you and your family, hope you will have peaceful days. Hugs from me to all of you :-)

  4. Side note: there is a lot to be said for crappy versions of the Nutcracker. It's like the old saying: happy families are all alike, but every unhappy families is unhappy in its own way. Well, great dancers are all alike, but every terrible dancer is terrible in his/her own way.

    At this Nutcracker showing, there was terrible scrotum dancer, terrible mother-playing-a-child-with-jazz-hands dancer, terrible wind-up-doll-who-kinda-looks-like-Courtney-Love-after-a-bad-night dancer, terrible starvation-thin-dude-in-oversized-clothes dancer...