Wednesday, August 24, 2005


Ok, so it isn't orange but it is indeed the first panel of Orangina. I want a black one now too.

I cast on the second panel EARLY this morning. Otis somehow got locked in the basement last night - not sure how that happened but I think the cats had something to do with it. Anyhow, at 5:45AM he was crying for help - we found him at the top of the basement stairs with his head as far as he could get it through the cat door - he's an 80 pound golden retriever so we're talking back of the ears max. The cats were watching him with amusement so I figure they either shut the door intentionally locking him down there for entertainment value or they were thinking "what an idiot, why doesn't he just come through the cat door." In any case, I was up so I figured I might as well get some knitting done - it was actually a very nice way to start the day but I don't think I'll do it again tomorrow.


Blogger Heather said...

girl you are making me want to knit this! I love it in the cream and I die for anything in black...awesome I can't wait to see how good it looks on you!

12:57 PM  
Blogger sarah said...

Oh no! Your poor puppy. The situations pets get themselves into...Love the Orangina. I picked a color similar to yours for mine, although I haven't worked on it in a while. But it's pretty!

1:53 PM  
Blogger jacqueline said...

poor otis.

i am so loving orangina though! it is looking fantastic!

3:23 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Orangina is absolutely beautiful in the pictures and even MORE so in person. Completely FAB!

11:04 AM  
Anonymous li said...

haha your poor dog. orangina's lookin' good!

11:51 AM  
Anonymous Becky said...

Orangina looks fabulous. I bet you can't wait for it to be finished so you can wear it!

8:33 AM  
Anonymous Nichola said...

Poor Otis! I bet the cats loved watching him. Your Orangina is looking great, i plan to knit this when i get my figure back.

10:41 PM  
Blogger Adele said...

Very pretty. I'm glad you won your battle with it too. Isn't it a pretty pattern. I've finished both my panels and I'm quite sad to know I no longer need to work the lace. It was lots of fun.

Glad your puppy was okay. I always said if I didn't have Huskies, I'd have Retreivers. I love their floppy ears. :)

3:46 AM  
Anonymous anna said...

such pretty lace - this is going to be gorgeous i think. is the stitch pattern easy to memorise?

9:38 AM  

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