It seems I’m not knitting just yet.
BabyLiu and I hit the Barnes & Noble a couple of weekends back to pick up a copy of Knitmare on Elm Street (which we got) and Knit Your Own Zombie (which we didn’t – seems it won’t be released until December which I can’t help but notice is AFTER Halloween). I read reviews on both of these books in my October issue of Simply Knitting (they also reviewed Super Scary Mochimochi, which comes out next week, squee!) My deep love of all things Halloween meant I needed to get them fast quick now. Interesting note, Knitmare is called Evil Knits in England. Or at least the review copy of the book was.
Anyway, I have greatly strayed from my topic. While we were at Barnes & Noble I walked through the discount section and came across this:
Creepy Cross-Stitch. Which I bought, despite never having done any cross stitching. Ever. I may be a smidge obsessed with Halloween.
Instead of casting on the many baby things in my queue, I started one of the cross stitch patterns. It was actually pretty easy. The kit came with six small pieces of aida fabric, which is the love child of graph paper and fabric. It has really obvious little squares in it that greatly facilitated following the pattern. I imagine it would be more difficult with regular fabric. I think my little headstone looks pretty good:
My black cat looks better in this slightly blurry photo than I think it does in real life. I think I’ll stitch up a few more. I have enough aida to make five more. I just have one question about cross stitch.
What do I do with them when I’m done?