Tuesday, October 25, 2016


E1 caring water and rain coats-he is my boy scout.

I carry my essentials, KNITTING, on all hikes and walk abouts!

Today, early this morning, Mr.E and I went out for a walk on Coyote Ridge. We didn't make it up the final ridge, ( I am way too out of shape), but the 90 minute walk we did do was absolutely  beautiful!!! The grass lands with mule deer running in groups, the birds singing, prairie dogs were AMAZING and thankfully we saw no snakes. I'm not partial to rattle snakes-they scare me to death! It was cool this morning- I planned on walking the trail early for this reason, snakes don't like cold. Also we didn't see any bob cats or mountain lions-I'm OK with that too.
A long walk in the morning with Mr. E always sets my day out right, not sure if it's Mr.E ., the fresh air, the exercise.... I think it's the awe of it all combined together. 
Be still my heart!

I have been knitting {a lot} lately, it's easy to do when my back goes out. I have been down 2 full days and having nothing else to occupy me , except books, I knitted. 
Finished BB pants by Drops
a pair of socks that I just casted on 48 stitches and knitted using sock yarn and size US 1 needles.
Knitting baby socks is a great way to use up left over sock yarn!!!!!
When I was able to sit up for a period of time I cut out a quilt from fabric that still makes my heart skip a beat. Bought here: Country Sampler.
This store is the best Quilt store I have been in -in years. So much to look at and touch, so many great ideas!
I do have a quilt, Reproduction with lots of Bubble Gum Pink in it to show you, but it will have to wait till I can take pictures of the beauty, it's BIG. 
October has been beautiful here this year and we have been out enjoying her while it last. Soon it will be snowing with the fire place burning to keep me warm as needles either move through fabric or click away one stitch at a time. I love this time of year!


affectioknit said...

...such beautiful photos...reminding me of long walks on the prairie in North Dakota...

~Have a lovely day!

Kyle said...

Hope your back feels better soon. That's a wonderful bundle of fabrics. Can't wait to see your newest quilt.

Sarah McKelvy said...

I laughed at this post. (Only because I'm the same way by taking my knitting on hikes.) We went to West Virginia for our family vacation this year and went hiking A LOT. I ALWAYS had yarn in my backpack, just in case we sat down for a break.

karen said...

I do hope you get better fast and that walk is gorgeous! What a sight to behold. I wish I could be there in person. I love how you have knitting while you are walking and that baby is beautiful and precious!!


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