toast, toast and more toast

Friday, March 18, 2011

Have you made some yet?
Back in December, I had a back injury which required a lot of resting of my back. I decided to keep casting on for toast. All knit out of Portland Tweed.
I ended up with about 7 pairs. I have 4 left. So, here's what I am thinking. I'm going to put 3 pairs (2 made out of 5004 tidal foam and 1 made out of 5003 gull grey) in the shop on Monday at around 12p.m. EST.
The fourth pair, the dark grey pair, ended up being a little shorter. I guess there was a bit of a yardage problem in that ball.
They still fit fine. And do the job of keeping you a little warmer.


I'd love to give this pair to the 13th commenter.
{Hmmm. Wondering if that will work.}
Have a fabulous weekend!

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127 comments

  1. I'm afraid I'm not the 13th, but those look so snuggly and warm!

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  2. Love those colors! Could I comment 12 more times and win? :)

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  3. marianne3/18/2011

    ahh, so lovely! I still have not made any Toast for myself, and now I can't figure out why! maybe because I don't have any dark gray tweed yarn. hmm...

    also not 13th, but helping to get there... ;)

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  4. what a beautiful pile! hope the happy winner loves them. :)

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  5. hah! I was just thinking..."I need a black pair of toast to wear in G." since I'm packed, I just might cast on! he. he.

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  6. They look warm and comfortable. Not number 13, but they look like a fun knit!

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  7. I won a pair of someone's toasts last year and love them. I'm thinking no one will post a comment now...!!!!

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  8. wow thats a lot of toast!

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  9. Well, I don't think I'm the 13th, but I certainly would love to win a pair!

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  10. I'm not 13 either, close but not quite. Too bad because those sure are pretty.

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  11. Those look so cozy! It doesn't look like I'm going to be the 13th commenter (unless, maybe, I comment a few times in a row ;-) But I sure would love to win a pair of those!

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  12. Anonymous3/18/2011

    I usually read of giveaways long after they are over, at least I was here when it was close! ~ Sondra

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  13. Oh noooooo, I missed it!!! Oh well, they do look cozy! Congrats

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  14. They look so beautiful all lined up like that!

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  15. I am lucky in already having a pair of beautiful Toasty mitts made last winter. I discovered your pattern and blog via the terrific Pipany's blog.

    And so, even if I were number 13, I would give my position to another commenter who might not already be as lucky as I am.

    Best wishes!

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  16. I know 13 has come and gone - I just had to say how SWEET of you to give away some toast! I've lost track of how many of these I have made - they are so fab.
    Someone is going to be so lucky!

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  17. These are just wonderful!!! I was on a toasty/toast binge a while ago ... I think you just sparked another one :-)

    Meanwhile -- I hope your back is on the mend!

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  18. hummm ... not easy :)

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  19. love all that yummy toast! ;)

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  20. They are beautiful! Love the pics of them all stacked up. Hope your back is feeling better!

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  21. i have a pair of toasty's and i love them! thanks for sharing the pattern~ hope your back is better!

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  22. i have a pair of toasty's and i love them! thanks for sharing the pattern~ hope your back is better!

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  23. Love your clothespins and your toast too. Hope you knit all the kinks right our of your back.

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  24. Way past 13th but you never know.

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  25. SO not lucky 13, but I love those warmers! I need some Toast!

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  26. Well, toasts have been on my list for quite a while, I will have to cast on before the winter ends! Yours looks so warm and lovely.

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  27. Oh,I missed being the 13 comment,but all the "toast" look yummy.

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  28. I like that you can just sell your extras in your shop ! I hope your back is doing much better!

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  29. Oooooh, that portland tweed looks dreamy! It's new to me. Must track some down...

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  30. Don't think I am #13 , but nice toast!

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  31. Cute! I just did a fingerless mitt post too, haha. I think Toast will be my next fingerless mitt project. :)

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  32. I have made a couple pairs and love the easy pattern and delightful result. I even took one of the gift pairs for myself.

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  33. You are like a spokesman for classic elite! I've been turned onto so many great yarns by your projects! These are lovely...hope the back is better!

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  34. Love the colors. Almost wish for cooler weather again...maybe not, but still think they are fabulous. Hope 13 likes them!

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  35. Maryvonne3/20/2011

    I am afraid I will have to cast on for myself!
    Looks lovely, such a pile, makes you almost wish you had a backproblem;)

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  36. Well clearly a little late for being number 13 but they look great all the same.

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  37. Those grey "toast" would look great with my red coat...
    Buckeye colors...GO OHIO STATE

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  39. What beautiful colours. They look so seaside and beachy all together. So calming.

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  40. Love toast! I have two pairs and i plan on knitting several more over the summer for holiday gifts.

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  41. well, it worked for someone, right! it should have been me since I was born on the 13th. I'm excited because I get a Friday birthday again this year. Toastie! :)

    I hope your back is better now.

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  42. Everyone loves Toast !!!! ;) Lovely.

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  43. i hope your back feels better by now. ah, toast always feel wonderful and the tweed is awesome. Lucky #13!

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  44. Lovely colors and Lucky Ms/Mr 13 :)

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  45. These toasts are lovely. That yarn makes me want to go to the yarn shop.

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  46. I love your color selection! I have made a few pairs of Toast for gifts, but haven't made some for me yet. Thanks for the pattern loved making them, and will be making more!

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  47. New to your blog. Love the photos. What fab colours.

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  48. those are the prettiest colors....they remind me of beach glass.

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  49. I did not know about your back, Missy! Why didn't you tell us?! Hope you're all better now!

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  50. very cute and they look like they will do a great job of keeping your hands warm.

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  51. I love this pattern. Before, I've just knit with what I had on hand, but I like the look of yours so much, I think I need to order me some Portland Tweed!

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  52. Love the colors. Boy, you've been busy! How do you do it?

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  53. I have made Toasty but not Toast. Love them, wear them every week at least!! I have a question about the gray pair. Do you knit two at a time, or how did you end up with them matching with a yarn shortage?? Just curious how you have such super foresight!

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    I just wanted to say a very big thank you for your generosity. Sharing your pattern Toasty has made me a very happy bunny! I had no confidence re: handwarmers but after following your clear instructions, I've finished my first pair and now have plans to make them for my 4 sons, girlfriends, other family members etc. I also love reading your blog-it's my go to blog; so very interesting, cosy and comforting. Thank you very much.

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