Knitting: 109 items – Finished in 2011:0)

I am trying to keep track of dones and not dones this year so here we are :0)

      1. Travelling Women Shawl (1 of 11 shawls for 2011) *fair*
      2. Celeste Shawl (2 of 11 shawls for 2011) shelly
      3. Marella Shawl (3 of 11 shawls for 2011) *fair*
      4. Cable Cardigan (zzz)
      5. (2) Mystery afghan square #1 (Kal)
      6. Silk Fountain cowl *fair*
      7. Lazy Katy scarf (frog)
      8. (2) Mystery afghan square #2 (Kal)
      9.  *XL coffee cup sweater    (my design) Free pattern on this site
      10. (5) Petal Lace Hats
      11. Baktus scarf (4 of 11 shawls for 2011)
      12. Whislter Hat
      13. Brimness shawl (wip)
      14. * Not so Sad Sacs  (my design)
      15. Monster Chunks *fair*
      16. Maddox *fair*
      17. (11) Hamsterbeans
      18. (2) Mystery Afghan square #3 (Kal)
      19. * Feathers and Fans for baby   (my design)
      20. (6) Saartjee’s Booties
      21. * Knit by the Dozen Socks  (my design)
      22. (2) Tea cosies
      23. Ear Flap Baby Hat
      24. Mystery Afghan squares ( Kal) (frogged)
      25. * Ripples of laughter socks  (my design)
      26. * Grandma’s Little Treasure Cardigan  (my design) *fair*
      27. * Inside Outside Upside down mittens #1  (my design)
      28. * (5) Warm little feet (Baby socks in 3 sizes)  (my design)
      29. Yasmin shawl (frogged)
      30. Potato Chip Scarf (frogged)
      31. * Inside outside upside down mittens #2 (Kal)  (my design) *fair*
      32. * Take me with you bag  (my design)
      33. * (2)Water bottle sweater  (my design)
      34. * Sue’s EZ toe-up Socks  (my design)
      35. (2) Daisy Bookmarks
      36. * Because I love you Cellphone sweater    (my design)
      37. *Ashley’s Blanky  (my design)
      38. * Ebook Sweater  (my design)
      39. * Caitlin’s Blanky  (my design)
      40. Oaklet Shawl (5 of 11 shawls for 2011)
      41. * 4 pc. Commuter set (lg & XL Coffee Cup Cosy/ Water Bottle Sweater/+ Cellphone cover)  (my design)
      42. (2) Leafy washcloths
      43. * Micah’s Blanky  (my design) *fair*
      44. Striped 5 Hour Baby Cardigan & Hat green/cream
      45. Striped 5 Hour Baby Cardigan & Hat denim/white + Hat
      46. Striped 5 Hour Baby Cardigan & Hat Yellow/white + Hat *fair*
      47. Sue’s EZ Toe-up Socks   (my Design) For my niece
      48. Tea Cosy for the Fair *fair*
      49. Handspun Merino for the fair *fair*
      50. Little Party Dress  (my design) *fair*
      51. 2 needle slippers *fair*
      52. Handspun Horseshoe cap *”Finished handspun artical for fair”*
      53. Immie Baby Blanket
      54. Barbie party dress *fair*
      55. Another XL Coffee Cup Sweater  (my design)
      56. Basic Baby Pullover
      57. Who Hat
      58. Christmas Sock – Light Foot by Red Bird Knits
      59. Thing 1  & Thing 2 Hats
      60. Warm Collars in 4 yarns in Bulky, Aran, Worsted, Dk (my design) 
      61. Zig Zag scarf
      62. Basic Baby Cardigan
      63. Child`s mittens
      64. Basic Baby Hat 
      65. *XL Coffee Cup Sweater 3  (my design)
      66. 198yds of Heaven Christmas – Omie 
      67. Turn a Square Hat
      68. Gingko leaf shawlette  Christmas -Mom
      69. (6) Colorwork christmas balls 
      70. Turn a Square Hat  
      71. Saartje’s Booties Christmas – Hellen
As you see for many of these I knit more than one.

2011 Reading List: 45 Books

A little late but better than never here is my reading list 2011:

  1. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen (Jan)
  2. In the Teeth of the evidence – Dorothy Sayers (Jan)
  3. Age of Innocense – Edith Wharton (Jan)
  4. Secrets of a summer night (1)  Lisa Kleypas (Feb)
  5. It happpened one autumn (2)  Lisa Kleypas (Feb)
  6. Devil in Winter (3)  Lisa Kleypas (Feb)
  7. Scandal in Spring (4) Lisa Kleypas (Mar)
  8. Wallflower Christmas (5) Lisa Kleypas (Mar)
  9. Breaking Dawn – Stephanie Meyer: I have read this one several times and really enjoyed it! (May)
  10. Quick Bite (1) – Lynsay Sands: Totally fiction. Funny and delightful, a series about a family of immortals, this is also a revisited book (May)
  11. The Golden Thread – Bruce Meyer: This is non fiction. Traces the great works of literature (May)
  12. The History of the Wife – Marilyn Yalom: Nonfiction. Really excellent examination of the role of the wife throughout history and around the world (May)
  13. Love Bites (2)- Lynsay Sands: book 2 in series, have read before, I am a fan of this author. Highly recommended as summer reading! (May)
  14. Single White Vampire (3)- Lynsay Sands: Ok I am on a L.S. thing at the moment. I’m reading them all again as Darling gave me the latest for anniversary. This one is one of my favourites. Poor man ends up at a romance convention, he has a shortage of bagged blood and will not bite anyone. His editor comes up with a plan. (June)
  15. All New 17th ed. Uncle John’s Slightly Irregular Bathroom Reader. (June)
  16. Tall, Dark and Hungry (4)- Lynsay Sands: Wedding plans go terribly wrong for the couple from previous book, brother steps in to save the day. Things get worse and worse, but needless to say there will be more than one wedding. (June)
  17. A Bite to Remember (5) Lynsay Sands: Ok what to you do if you’re an immortal who can’t use blood banks, due to a genetic condition, have to live with that. Someone begins to sabotage your businesses and things escalate, you need a detective… (June) I like this one it’s a good summer read.
  18. Bite me if you can (6) Lynsay Sands: Lucian is one off the original immortal, he has become old, cold, and borded with life… until an innocent gets dropped in  his lap and he has to help her to adjust to her new life. (July)
  19. The Accidental Vampire (7) Lynsay Sands: Evi is a Vamp just trying to make a living after a holiday accident left her an immortal. Her moral friends decide that they need to find her a mate as they are getting older and she will be left alone. They place an advert that invites single immortals to town to meet her. They are determined to find the right mate for her.  (July)
  20. The Readers Digest Essential Stitch Collection by Lesley Stanfield & Melody Griffiths (July)
  21. Vampires are forever (8) Lynsay Sands:(July)
  22. Love Letters: An Anthology by Antonia Frazer: I enjoy reading letters between historical figures. There was a time when letter writing was an art. (July)
  23. The Pemberley Chronicles: A Companion Volume to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, a novel by Rebecca Ann Collins. Book 1 (July)
  24. Toe-Up 2-at-a-time Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes (July)
  25. Vampire Interupted (9) Lynsay Sands (July)
  26. The Women of Pemberley: A Companion Volume to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice” a novel by Rebecca Ann Collins. Book 2 (Aug)
  27. 2-at-a-time socks by Melissa Morgan-Oaks (Aug)
  28. Life in a Medieval Village by Francis and Joseph Gies (Aug)
  29. Netherfield Park Revisited: A Companion Volume to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice” a novel by Rebecca Ann Collins. Book 3 (Aug)
  30. Ghost Story by Jim Butcher Book 13 of the Dresden Files (Aug)
  31. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  32. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
  33. The Rogue Hunter (10) Lynsay Sands (Oct)
  34. The Immortal Hunter (11) Lynsay Sands (Oct)
  35. Lover Unleashed (9) J.R. Ward (Oct)
  36. The Renegade Hunter (12) Lynsay Sands (Nov)
  37. Born to Bite (13) Lynsay Sands (Nov)
  38. Hungry for you (14) Lynsay Sands (Dec)
  39. The Reluctant Vampire (15) Lynsay Sands (Dec)
  40. The Bite before Christmas (16) Lynsay Sands (Dec)
  41. Mr & Mrs Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two shall become one (1) Sharon Lathan (Dec)
  42. Scarlett (sequel to Gone with the Wind) by Alexandra Ripley
  43. Loving Mr Darcy (2) Sharon Lathan
  44. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell (an old favourite!)
  45. Under a Vampire Moon (17) Lynsay Sands

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