Thursday, May 31, 2007
Saturday, May 19, 2007
Something to make me giggle...
Huh? Well once I got a look at all the sweets, I understood. So cool!
A big white chocolate Cadbury frog, two yellow bananas that remind me of circus peanuts, three mint candies and two sherberts which I have not tried yet (I am attempting to show some restraint..), and chocolate covered black licorice for the bullets! The "bullets" were a unique flavor and I quite liked them. They were the first to go as curiosity got the better of me. Well, actually two are gone. I'm saving one...
There was also a chocolate Cadbury frog filled with Caramel (yum...pal, how did you know this was a particular weakness of mine?), a beautiful book mark, and of course a note from my pal.
Oh so perfect in color... It is blue, my favorite color, but has purple undertones, my second favorite color! I wish you could tell in the photos.
Oh so wonderful in pattern... The lace is just amazing. It has texture, it has drape, it has lovely scalloped ends, beautifully finished edges. I LOVE IT!
I have been so spoiled! Thank You, Thank You Metal and Knit for the lovely scarf and gifts!
Saturday, May 12, 2007
|Get Your Own!|
Oh, speaking of wool...I'm headed here today. It will be my first experience. It was on Must Do list last year until the fair grounds turned into a swamp. Didn't think it would be much fun slogging through puddles and getting rained on, so this year will be my first. I'm sure there will be some stash enhancement even though I don't (gasp) have any specific projects in mind! But then, when has that ever hindered a yarn purchase?
Friday, May 11, 2007
In crochet news...I've been feeling square. Why? Well, World Wide Knit in Public Day is coming soon and my knitting group has decided to not only to host, but also to contribute to the local Veteran's Home. Since I don't make socks, I thought I'd create a lapghan. Especially since I am seriously in need of some mindless crochet! Here's the progress so far (Yarn is Lion Brand Pound of Love - seemed appropriate):
I'm thinking I'll end up with two lapghans. One in white and one in the turquoise. Why? Well the turquoise is just enough thicker than the white to be too big for the finished piece to lay flat. It will take about 3o of these for the ghan and is making a great traveling project.
No, I am not carrying around that big one pound skein! I weighed the first two squares then pulled out the ball winder and went to town. I now have a bunch of little 22g skeins, waiting to be reborn as squares, piled up in my living room. Pop a few in my purse with the hook and I am good to go! Oops, speaking of that, I've got to get ready for work. Happy Stitching All!
Sunday, May 06, 2007
Happiness is seeing your sibling after she has spent three months in Australia! The visit was much too brief to encompass all she and my brother-in-law saw on their adventures, however, I was intrigued by this photo:
So, I thought, we'd play Whatsit?, again!
All those who can tell me what the green thing and the white thing are will go into a drawing to win yarn from my stash! I'm thinking I may make some more stitch markers too...
Leave your guesses in the comments. All will be revealed in good time mates!
P.S. You can also click on the picture in the side bar to see the photo over in Flickr. Good Luck!