Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Prepping for Squam

Getting ready for Squam ... evenings are likely to be cool, so I'm bringing along Stony Brook. Gave her a fresh blocking in preparation ...

Giving Stony Brook a Fresh Blocking
Pattern: Stony Brook, by Bonnie Sennott
Yarn: Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy #016
Needles: US4 and US6

Chose a journal (made last summer) for taking notes in my classes ...

Journal Cover

Decided which projects to take along ... two simple ones that I have memorized, one that requires following an easy chart ...

Seersucker Afghan Squares in progress
Pattern: Seersucker, by Margery Winter, from the book Comfort Knitting and Crochet: Afghans
Yarn: Cascade 220 Superwash Wool; color: Summer Sky Heather
Needle: US5

Claudia Scarf, 3/4 done
Pattern: Claudia Scarf, by Rebecca Jackson
Yarn: Classic Elite Summer Sox, 40/40/20 cotton/merino/nylon
Hook: 3.50mm

Seagull Socks
Pattern: Gully Socks, from the Chevron Collection by Miriam L. Felton
Yarn: Valley Yarns Huntington, Color #23, Sea Gull
Needles: 2.25mm dpns

One day to go!

5 comments:

adrienne *+*(^_^) +*+ said...

squam sounds fun. I like how you pinned your shawl on the carpet. I do that also. All your projects look great. I love your claudia scarf!!

Jenny said...

Have a wonderful, knitterful time, Bonnie!

Beth said...

Oh, my, Bonnie, how awesome...the squam trip sounds fantastic! Enjoy and I hope you bring back loads of photos! I'm putting this retreat on my Bucket List for sure!! :) Beth

Betsey said...

Have an inspiring, fun time at Squam!! I'm going to put that shawl on my to-do list.

KPiep said...

I hope you have a great time!

And again, I love your photography skills!