11 Mar

I promise a finished cardigan soon – I am on the last sleeve!  The most interesting part about this sweater is that the buttons are knitted into the sweater, a new experience for me!

I wonder if the stitches will get stretched out, but I do love how easy this is to accomplish.

Spring appeared here this past weekend, and in its honor I got myself a new haircolor/cut

Ok so maybe brown hair isn’t in honor of spring so much… but I do love it!   One of my frustrations with the red has been that it limits the colors you can wear (or knit with) so I decided to try brown for awhile, at least til I get tired of it!

Progress is still a little slow… I have been doing a lot of thinking about things (nothing bad, don’t worry) and it takes all my energy.  Hopefully I will have an FO soon!

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17 Responses to “Finishing”

  1. Greeley March 11, 2009 at 6:25 pm #

    Wow, cut & color look great~

  2. mai March 11, 2009 at 9:09 pm #

    wow what a change! how do you like it so far? is this your natural color? i happen to love the red ;)

  3. Renee March 11, 2009 at 9:19 pm #

    The cut and colour look fabulous!!!
    Suits you really well, love it.

  4. Martha March 11, 2009 at 11:03 pm #

    The haircolor looks great on you. I hope you keep it for a while.

  5. Shannon March 12, 2009 at 12:12 am #

    LOVE the hair. Looks fantastic. The red looked fantastic on you too, but the change is nice.

  6. Eva March 12, 2009 at 3:40 am #

    How beautiful! I love the new color & cut of your hair. It looks great. I dye my hair dark brown for ages and I am really happy with it. I also love the color of your nail polish.
    I have never heard about knitting buttons into a sweater. Sounds interesting. I am sure your green millefiori cardi will look great on you. Can’t wait to see it finished! I am afraid my so called spring cardigan (and first cardigan ever) is getting a disaster … maybe too short and I am not sure if I like it anymore. :( But I have learned a lot from my mistakes.
    Hope you are thinking about great things or maybe plans in your life. I am also thinking a lot (but not only about positive things) and I guess I have to change a lot in my life. This year will be the year of changes … at least I hope so. ;)
    Best wishes and have a wonderful (knitting) time. Eva

  7. victoria March 12, 2009 at 7:17 am #

    Love your new hair. I went for a new style for spring as well. Got my firat ever fringe! It’s really nice to have a change.

    Looking forward to seeing your finished cardigan.

  8. Shauna March 12, 2009 at 7:44 am #

    Wow, your hair color looks amazing. It really makes your features pop.

  9. SmashingPuffin March 12, 2009 at 9:30 am #

    WIN!!!! The new hair color suits you so well. That’s a keeper.

    Funny you should mention knitted in buttons – and here I thought I’d come up with something new….

  10. Kathy March 12, 2009 at 9:33 am #

    LOVE the brown hair on you. I think it is perfect with your complexion!

    Can’t wait to see your next (masterpiece) sweater.

  11. marri March 12, 2009 at 11:23 am #

    i LOVE the hair! beautiful!

  12. Knitters Delight March 12, 2009 at 11:31 am #

    I’m so use to your hair being red, that I was a bit surprised to see the brown. Both hair colors look Fabulous on you. Your cut and color look amazing.

  13. robin March 12, 2009 at 1:09 pm #

    The hair looks great! Both colors look great on you though.

  14. lisa March 12, 2009 at 2:11 pm #

    The “new” hair is beautiful! I really like the shade of lipstick you’re wearing too–very pretty. Share the shade? I too like a change for spring, and that usually means going a little darker with the color as well. Can’t wait to see the finished cardy which will look fabulous on you. You always produce the most amazing knits with such beautiful, bright colors.

  15. I hope you keep it for a while.

  16. Sasha March 13, 2009 at 5:49 am #

    Oh I love that colour for you! Beautifully rich – very lovely! I’m so intrigued by the buttons too, look forward to seeing the FO :)

  17. Thalia March 14, 2009 at 7:46 pm #

    Great haircut, and I’ve nominated you for the Kreativ Blogger Award – I love your crafty posts.

    And the beer/clamato one. Seriously, I can imagine my fiance doing the same thing, to my horror.

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