Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Oh, goody!!

I talked to my aunt a little while ago. She and my grandmother have been cleaning out Grandma and Grandpa's house, and trying to find new homes for various items. Among the things that have been slated to make the trip here to Florida are a quilt someone started, and almost finished, a few decades back. All I need to do is the edgings, and I will have a beautiful quilt for one of the beds. I'm also evidently getting a plethora of knitting needles, crochet hooks and yarn. I'm so excited! Not only is this stuff that I use, but it's stuff that my grandparents used, things they created different items with. It will be so special to me to know that I'm using the same knitting needles that my grandparents used, that I'm using yarn that they had bought. It's like having a little part of them with me, and something I can eventually pass on to my daughters or grand daughters.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Thoughts an designs

I'm trying to work out exactly how I want to construct the afghan I"m making. I decided, after making the butterfly square for the comfortghan, to make a thyca-ghan. I'm not sure what I'm going to do with it yet, but I have the yarn in the correct colors.

Dunno why I'm blogging this - it's more incomplete thoughts than anything.... oh well....

Friday, May 11, 2007


Brandee has a colleague who was just diagnosed with breast cancer. So our crochet group is putting together a comfortghan to give her in shades of pink and cream. I did am doing three squares. Actually, I've done 2, and am working on the third on our drive to the Charlie Daniel's concert tonight, where I will give the squares to Brandee...

Square 1 - Butterfly Garden designed by Chris Simon in Caron Simply Soft Plum Wine:

Square 2 - Lacy Sun designed by Dayna Audirsch done in Caron Simply Soft Soft Pink:

I'm also working on a square in off white Simply Soft, but it's just a very basic bubble stitch... sc, dc, dc all in the same stitch, skip 2, repeat....

Friday, May 04, 2007

A big thank you to the magic gnomes who make things possible!

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Sock Progress

Just a couple of sock progress pics.... I may have to frog some, though, as I have ridiculously large heels, so normal people socks evidently don't fit me correctly.

PS - I love being a blonde - I hadn't shaved in over a week when I took this pic, but you can't see it!!