Monday, January 22, 2007

Cupcake Hat, Cherry or no Cherry?

Mrs. Twisted's Birthday today. A nice quiet celebration together.

We had a nice breakfast out. Then off to do some clothes shopping and a swing by A Mano yarn Center for some Tilly Thomas. Nice dinner of Steak and Shrimp.


I also picked up a ball of Tofutsies that is made from Chitin ( made from Crab parts) and a hank of Socks that rock to make some man socks.





I also picked up some square needles to try out. More toys for the boys


Yesterday we went to Alamitos Bay to pick up a hank of Lorna's laces Helen's Lace in the Valentine colorway. This stash building is OK because they are both gifts.



Here is the question:



Cherry or no Cherry? Please let us know what works better? These are going to a baby shower next Saturday. This is the FO from the cupcake pattern last week.



Don't you just love the Matching mittens?

8 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday, Mrs. Twisted!! Sounds like it was a fun, fun day.

    I just saw some of that beaded yarn at Scarlet Skein (Atascadero, CA) and it was lovely. Whatcha gonna make?

    Also, definitely cherry. It doesn't look like a cupcake otherwise. And maybe a duplicate stitch cherry on the mits? baby might eat the pom-pom otherwise, i suppose, lol, i don't know much about babies.

    And my word verification is "nuedz." i wonder how blogger knew i was nakedy?

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  2. It's funny how Blogger can see what you're doing. I'm guessing it warmed up a bit on the central coast.

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  3. Mrs. Twisted11:25 AM

    Thanks Inky - I like the cherry too, after seeing the pictures. Also I am a big (lurking) fan of YOUR blog!

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  4. Shit, you're right. Happy Birthday D! I don't know why I can never remember her birthday. I know it's in January, but I can never remember the date.

    I wanted to go to the Los Alamitos store when I was done there last, but as you know, the time dissapears too fast. Maybe next time. And maybe one of these times we can go to A Mano together.

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  5. Mrs. Twisted4:21 PM

    Inky - I forgot to answer your question! I've been planning a tank in the jade (emerald) Tilli Thomas and was thinking the beaded yarn would make a nice, removeable cowl/mobeus scarf sort of thing. Its beautiful in my mind, we shall see how it actually turns out!

    Stace - yes! I am always up for a yarn store even tho we're trying to be good.

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  6. Happy Birthday Mrs. Twisted! The cupcake hat and mittens are adorable.

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  7. hehe, no it's not warmer, but let's just say The Gas Company loves us this winter :)

    Mrs. T - funny, when I saw the Tilli yarn I thought it would make a cool mobeus too!

    and thank you re: blog - delurk sometime :)

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  8. I want to thank you, Mrs. Twisted, for the comments you left on my blog. It is always nice to hear from you. That Manos is lovely yarn. I don't know if I have ever enjoyed a yarn as much as I have Manos (of course there are still many yarns I need to sample!). The colors on this one remind me of flowers and cheers me. I love your knitting and look forward to seeing more.

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