Thursday, January 22, 2009

toasty about town

This is my first finished object of 2009. These are Toasty by Leslie. I started them for my mom...but then she decided to knit herself a pair...so I kept on going and decided to keep them for me. These are the best fingerless mitts. I love them because they are long enough to cover my wrists and part of my lower arms. They're great for driving or running errands around town. I wore them today as we headed to class. The church were our class was held was chilly so I actually left them on for part of class. Thanks Leslie for the great pattern. It was quick and easy and I know I'll be wearing these a lot.

Here's the scoop:
Pattern: Toasty by Leslie Friend
Yarn: Cascade 220 Superwash in black
Needles: Size 7
Mods: none
John was so great to get some picture of my Toasty in our dusting of snow the other day...I know the neighbors have to be shaking their heads when they see us outside taking pictures of my hands! Oh well...

eta: Since this post, my good friend Mark and I have had some fun emailing back and forth some jokes regarding toasty...they're too fun not to share!
Mark writes: "if you made some in speckled tan yarn, you could call them cinnamon toasty! and yours could be called burnt toasty. but then again, that doesn't sound nearly as appetizing as they look."
Lisa replies: "I was thinking yellow would be nice and I could call them buttered toasty! :)"
Mark adds: "good one! or finally, alternating stripes of blue, white and red, and call them french toasty!"
Lisa, can't resist: "you crack me up....or if john samuel wore them, I could call them toasty with jam!"
(note to add understanding: John Samuels nickname is Jammer)
too much fun...feel free to add any as you think of them!

8 comments:

Denise said...

They look great.

mark said...

the toasty's are awesome, and kudos to your personal photographer. you know, if you made some in speckled tan yarn, you could call them cinnamon toasty! and yours could be called burnt toasty. but then again, that doesn't sound nearly as appetizing as they look. forget my muse, great job!

Denise said...

I had to try out your granola;-) just wanted to tell you thank you for sharing the recipe, it was super easy to make, and tastes yummy!

Wool Winder said...

I really like them and I enjoyed the toasty quips, too.

Brenda said...

Just checked out your blog via "The quilted Turtle". I'm a seamstress so I checked out your sewing. Looks great. I'l be back.

fromallstitchedup said...

Don't you love them ! I wear mine all the time.

Kristyn Knits said...

awesome knits!
love the snowflakes. how did you perfectly place those?

Angela said...

nice toasties! i keep crankin' them out - i think i'm up to 4 pairs since christmas. i like your color choice - i think i'll make my next pair (and maybe keep these for myself!) in black.