Monday, April 02, 2007

Over the weekend: a little wicked and a little cozy

Pardon me while I cut to the chase.

1. Wicked. Four words: You. Must. See. This. My sis LA and I went to see it this past Saturday night, courtesy of B, and it was PHENOMENAL! If it's playing in your city, go. If it's playing in a city anywhere near you, go. LA and I were both blown away. It's really hard to describe how and why it is so amazing, which is why you really need to see it for yourself. You won't be disappointed, I assure you.

2. Cozy. Inspired by the adorable bluetooth cozies Nasus made for hereslf and K, I decided to whip up one of my own. My giant green bag, while fabulous in a much loved kind of way, would be a deadly place for my new phone and tiny bluetooth thingy. The Bermuda Triangle comes to mind. Anyway, this is what I came up with:

Considering I didn't follow a pattern and instead completely winged it from the ground up using leftover stash yarn, I think it's pretty cute, don't you? I knew I wanted a single place to keep both items, as trying to find two separate cozies in my bag would be just be asking for trouble. So, I came up with a vague idea in my head, and just started knitting, figuring it out as I went. I opted for a simple pocket design, for easy access. I knit the main piece for the phone, leaving a small window in the front for caller ID purposes and then added the smaller pocket in front for the bluetooth headset- how cute is it, tucked in front there?

I'm actually pretty proud of this little thing. What's that saying about necessity being the mother of invention? Yeah. It's true. :)

13 comments:

Theresa said...

Good to hear, because I think I just saw that Wicked is coming to SD this spring or summer. So are the dead sea scrolls, btw. And I love the cozy. Very cute.

mle said...

Nice phone cozy! What a great idea.
I've heard Wicked is good...will have to look into it.

Madge said...

Cute cozy!

Jennifer said...

I'm glad to hear that about Wicked. I read and loved the book!

Melissa said...

I LOVE the cozy!

Disentangled said...

That cozy is just too cute! Definitely beats my glove iPod cover ;-)

jillian said...

Fabulous dual-cozy! Good job on winging it. Necessity is surely the mother of invention - and you did it right!

Marnie said...

I read the book and LOOOOVED it and kept wondering how it translated to a play. It sounds like the answer is, "very well." So jealous.
I'm not sure if/when it will come to Portland (again?) but if it does, I know Leo would go with me.

The cozy is fabby.

Shelley said...

Oh aren't you so clevah! I love it! Is the play "Wicked" based on the book? My sister bought it for me for Christmas and it's been pretty difficult to get through, since it's a bit political (not my favorite thing)... but is it the story of the Wicked Witch of the West when she was growing up?

dee said...

love.that.phone thingy.

mine just floats around my bag and runs away from my hand, until I swear and finally dump everything out of my bag...

kat coyle said...

love the cozy!

Julia (MindofWinter) said...

Wicked sounds really intriguing. Moxie will not do theater, so perhaps MH will go with me...

The cozies are adorable. I may have to make one myself. As for bluetooth containers, I have the best. I will post it soon...

amanda cathleen said...

what a fab cozie! I have the same problem with my blue tooth earpeice too... when I can find it...