Wednesday, November 25, 2015

17/365 -YARN ALONG

Blocking a “In Three’s”for a little girl who is going to turn 1. Oh my, how did that happen? 
And why do I have such a block on totally finishing a sweater when the knitting is done? I know me and the buttons :: they will be sown on- in the car- on the drive to the party!!!! UGH……
I don’t even  have the buttons picked out, but I have two weeks to choose the ones I wish to sew on.
Ten minutes before I get in the car I will be downstairs auditioning buttons, discarding the ones over my shoulder that I do not care for- at a rapid fire pace. And yes their is a chance of breaking my neck slipping on all the buttons that land on the floor as I run (run is a relative term at my season stage in life) up the stairs to a car with a man who by now is a wee bit impatient with my last minute “finishing” up a gift. He will have that look and ask the same question, “when did you finish knitting that sweater”?
I will reply, “Last year” and “don’t say it if you want any cake today”.
I know I can frustrate him, but he has no idea how much I frustrate myself and me frustrating me trumps any frustration I cause him.
(maybe I'll go and browse for some buttons now, you no do something different…Surprise)

As for reading I finished 
late last night.
I am not sure I liked the characters in the book. They both seemed rather full of themselves and too often very disrespectful (mean) to each other. I know I never want to be a farmer! 
However I did like the writing, it was what kept me going to finish the book.

Join me for YARN ALONG 
at Ginny’s

[blogger is having trouble today. this post was not to be posted till Wednesday and it was posted on Tuesday eve…sorry]

Tuesday, November 24, 2015


Some “old” quilts made by me and hand quilted too!

Sunday, November 22, 2015


Simple Blue quilt, nothing better.

Saturday, November 21, 2015


Pumpkin Bread-4 loaves!
and it is delish ;-)

Friday, November 20, 2015


So many things to work on, yet no energy…stomach flu today. Wha;-\

Thursday, November 19, 2015


Fall to Winter
Can you hear the crunch of fall?

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

{11/365} YARN ALONG

Oh Wednesday or better known as Yarn Along day how I look forward to your weekly visit. I so enjoy looking at what other yarners are doing and reading. I have queued so many projects from Yarn Along on my Ravelry favorites. Books, so many amazing books to read and I have read several straight from reviews on Yarn Along.
Modern Natural Knitter is a new release. I have only glanced through it but it looks promising and chucked full of great information.
As for my knit, well I have been watching this for months on two blogs: Lori Times Five, [when is she going to start blogging again? Instagram is not enough]! and Lucy’s 365.
This is a VERY FUN knit and uses up yarn, [I think]. Scrap quilts are suppose to use up fabric but I swear I always seam to have more when done with a scrap quilt;-\
So I will see if I really use up much scrap yarn. It is a great knit…I’ve already said that haven’t I?
Check it out on Ravelry.
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