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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

The beat goes on…

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Even though I’m doing my best to deny it,
the New Year is almost upon us.

I’m not quite ready to burp that baby – this year has unfinished business galore! A trip to the Marination Chamber reveals several of what I will hereby refer to as *swatches* (but in fact are really pieces of abandoned projects).

Some of these swatches are close to finishing – a sock or two.

Some are quite ambitious. (This one MUST get finished. Somewhere. Somehow.)

Most are folly.

My Queen of Folly, the incredible non-edible Blingster, however, is almost finished. This lovely shell, who LONGS to ring in the New Year, is too advanced to be on the #66 bus anymore but is now the early morning/after work project. I wrote this pattern awhile back and since then have learned a thing or two developing another project, the elusive Nicole (who, because of my Ariann knitting deadline was viciously sidetracked. It missed its Christmas debut – I cry I weep. Whoever saw me wearing last year’s model, I apologize (not)).

Everything, including Queen Bling, will have its day eventually (this seems to be the lesson of 2006) and if I can just stay focused, might exceed expectations.

As you see above, the Back of Queen Bling is a modest scoop. This will reveal my lovely Little Drummer Girl tattoo, without scandalizing my more sensitive associates. The Front, however, is a different story…

6 Responses to “Tuesday, December 26, 2006”

  1. Leah says:

    Can’t wait for Queen Bling! Last years model was one of my faves! Just gorgeous!

    Hope you had a Merry Christmas, Bonne, and a wonderful, blessed, and prosperous New Year!!

  2. kmkat says:

    What a cute li’l butt on that model! And the Blingie Thingie ain’t bad either — you’ll be the Belle of the Ball on NYEve.

  3. Tracey says:

    I cannot wait for the debut of this top. Ring it baby, ring it!

  4. LaurieM says:

    I’m looking forward to seeing that neckline! I like the back, that’s for sure.

  5. rb says:

    I’m sorry to be so immature, but.. does your mannequin really have a hole where I think it has a hole??

  6. Bonne Marie says:

    Dude! Step away from the eggnog! Those are upholstery tacks…

    Happy New Year, early!

 
 
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