a dillydallyknitter: The Gang That Walks Together Hangs Together

Sunday, September 21, 2008

The Gang That Walks Together Hangs Together

Last weekend, some of Team U went to Stitch N Pitch at the Oakland A's. The "giveaway" was lame (a cheapo tote bag and a scarf pattern) but the beer was cold, the hot dogs were tasty and the company was fun!

Knitpsycho, Leftcoastknits,Me,Josie

And since we've invested about $1M in walking gear, we signed up for the Race for the Cure 5k (walking!)

Sunbny, Knitpsycho, Josie

Unfortunately for me, I still have foot pain in my right foot and found out this week that I have a partially torn tendon so I was sidelined. Fortunately, honorary Team U member K came along to hang out while the Girls were walking.

Knitting wise, I finally was able to start Mystery Shawl 4 yesterday and, as the world's slowest lace knitter, have a ways to go before I catch up to clue 3.

I think, in response to all the negative and scary News this past week, I had this urge to do something comforting and so I knit dishcloths. I must have been really stressed because I made 7 .
And, in a knitting first, I even knit some Halloween themed dishcloths BEFORE the actual event!

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At 7:56 PM, Blogger KG said...

Another great day with TU! Cute dishcloths.

Mystery shawl-- I think it's going to end up being an intricate representation of Dark Lord Sauron from Lord of the Rings. Isn't it obvious? Sorry for ruining the ending.

At 8:04 PM, Blogger Manda said...

You're going to make me cast on for MS4. I signed up for it. I have yarn & beads, but ugh, I don't have time for lace. I need to finish your socks, and a million baby things. lol. :)

Glad to see you posting again :D

At 8:45 PM, Blogger Zonda said...

Owie!! Hope your foot heals quickly! Your MS4 is going to be lovely in that color. Nice dishcloths there too!

At 9:05 PM, Blogger Stefaneener said...

If those aren't aboutgbvffff b (sorry, cat posting) the most wonderful washcloths in the world, I don't know what is.

So sad about your foot -- I hope it heals quickly. At least you know how to cheer effectively for the rest of the team.

At 9:32 PM, Blogger IrishGirlieKnits said...

7 Dishcloths!! OMG!! Love the Halloween ones too!

Hope your foot feels better soon!!

At 11:38 PM, Blogger Linda said...

Take care of your foot so that it heals quickly. I like the dishcloths!

At 4:27 AM, Blogger Bezzie said...

Oh my god, I love that jackolantern one!!!

5K? Pish y'all could do that in your sleep now huh? And hey, the foot injury allowed you to explore your inner cheerleader right? ;-)

At 6:07 AM, Blogger Karen said...

LOVE the pumpkin dishcloth. Sorry to hear about the tendon - ouch. Hope it's all healed up soon!!

At 9:04 AM, Blogger Kristine said...

y'all are so darn cute!

At 8:17 PM, Blogger weezalana said...

:( about the torn tendon. But I hear knitting dishcloths is very healing. With7, you should be off sprinting soon!

LOVE that pumpkin one, btw!

At 4:41 PM, Blogger Marisol said...

Love the dishrags and hey we are exactly at the same spot on ouo ms4 stoles ha! bring it with you to camp:)

At 10:03 AM, Blogger Carolyn said...

I hope your foot heals quickly. 5k would have been a walk in the park for you now though wouldn't it ;)


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