Tuesday, June 01, 2010

FO: Easter Duck Soup

OK, so this time my Duck Soup is REALLY finished. I did all of the knitting prior to Easter. Well, I finished it on Easter. But who's keeping track? Anyhow, I did everything but the closures. I even bought the buttons and totally stalled out on actually finishing it. Yea, I know. That is so unlike me. Ha! :)

I used leftover Socks that Rock (from Blue Moon Fiber Arts) from My February Lady Sweater to make the closures. The buttons are simple toggles from JoAnn's.

The closures are just i-cord and really simple. I did them while watching the season finale of Grey's Anatomy, which was awesome by the way. I loved it and hated it the whole time. Lots of action, but I often didn't like what was happening. Totally edge of my seat kind of tv. So, back to knitting. Duck Soup is done, done, done. Yea!

I totally love this pattern. It was a great knit. I knit the size 2/3 and I have a tall thin kid that is in size 2T. I think the shape is designed more for a chubbier child. So, if I had it to do over I might make the smaller size or use a lighter weight yarn. Hopefully it will fit next year. Yet another theme. My son's sweaters are always too big. Ah well, I try. But this time I actually checked gauge!! And it's still too big. Sigh.

Anyone else watching "Losing It with Jillian" tonight? I am totally looking forward to it! I am a huge "Biggest Loser" fan and can't wait to see the new show. It is on at 10pm tonight and I REALLY hope they move it to an earlier time slot after this week.

A Few of My Recent Articles

Here are a few of my recent articles over at Associated Content. Thanks for reading!! :)

Dirty Dancing, Back to the Future, and Top Gun Need to Be Remade
Generation X is itching to re-live their teen years. With the resurgence of the 80's and the soccer mom's throwing all sorts of buying power towards the Twilight series, now is the time to remake popular 80's flicks!
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How to Fit in Exercise with a Toddler in Tow
It is hard to fit exercise into your daily routine. But, you can be a great mom or dad by spending time with your kids while finding time to burn calories and get in shape!
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"Losing it with Jillian" Debuts Tuesday June 1
Jillian Michaels is continuing her quest to help America lose weight and live healthier, happier lives. Her new show "Losing It With Jillian" begins Tuesday June 1 on NBC.
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Notre Dame Cathedral-Paris, France
A slideshow of photos of the Notre Dame Cathedral taken while vacationing in Paris.
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