Sunday, February 12, 2006

The Unofficial Team Pinot

... for everyone who doesn't drink any f#$%ing merlot. I'm enjoying my Olympics, both knitting and athletic. Yesterday, I watched downhill skiing whilst knitting away on Backyard Leaves. This morning, as giant snowflakes began to fall, I cast on for what will forever be my Zen Olympic mittens. From Lapland.


Blogger Jennifer said...

I like the combination of colors you chose.

I *heart* Sideways. ;)

10:25 AM  
Blogger msubulldog said...


10:27 AM  
Blogger christine said...

oh, Laura - that is perfection.......really! Can't wait to see the FO!!!!

10:39 AM  
Blogger Cat said...

It´s looking good. Can't wait to see the fo!

10:53 AM  
Blogger Jenn said...

oooh - they look so pretty!

11:09 AM  
Blogger Norma said...

I heart Sideways, too. The mittens, Pinot or Merlot notwithstanding, look scrumptious.

11:15 AM  
Blogger Terhi said...

Looking good! The colour combination is really pretty. :-)

11:39 AM  
Blogger Ramona said...

A couple of weeks ago I made the "mistake" of ordering a glass of merlot at a restaurant. Immediately, I was told by someone else sitting at the table that I really should order something more sophisticated. My reply was F#$% sophistication! Your mittens look lovely

12:06 PM  
Blogger candsmom said...

Your Zen Olympic mittens are GORGEOUS!! Such awesome progress, too. I've yet to see Sideways, but so many people have told me that it needs to be the first must-see on my Blockbuster list. ;-) Take care, Laura! :-)

2:54 PM  
Blogger Acornbud said...

What great colors! Beautiful!

2:57 PM  
Blogger Olga said...

Third "heart" for Sideways! I've only seen it once (in the theater), so I think it's time for a re-viewing. Beautiful colorwork so far, Lo!

Have you gotten the new IK yet? Bleah. I'm underwhelmed.

2:59 PM  
Anonymous Jess said...

Looks good :o)

3:55 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

Gorgeous start!

I'm not in the knitting Olympics, either. Too much pressure.

4:10 PM  
Blogger Carola said...

Those mittens come along soooo beautiful!
I really enjoyed my (one, two, three?) glass(es) of Merlot yesterday. F#$% shameful - I still haven't seen Sideways!

4:27 PM  
Anonymous jessie said...

Great mittens. My favorite movie quote in recent memory.

5:30 AM  
Blogger Sourire11 said...

Great mittens - I love the combo that you chose... very zen. Good movie quote too.

can't wait to see them finished!

9:34 AM  
Blogger Theresa said...

That braid is fabulous. Makes the mittens.

10:14 AM  
Blogger Lynda said...

Sooo pretty!

10:34 AM  
Anonymous Janet said...

I heart those mittens! I'll have to see Sideways.

11:31 AM  
Blogger Glaistig said...

Sounds like you are having a quite the Zen knitting experience while knitting and watching the Olympics!

11:49 AM  
Blogger kris said...

oh yum. look at that braid! beautiful!

3:44 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Ohhhh - they look perfect. I'm glad you went with the wine - they look stunning.

3:45 PM  

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