Monday, July 16, 2007

Frogging time


The dreaded word in every knitters vocabulary. I will frog these and use the yarn for another project. The homespun yarn will be used for a fast and nicer looking shawl. The Hand Maiden , Silk Maiden yarn will be use for another pattern that will show iff the colors better and I will use that for something for me a shrug perhaps. The Schefer Anne sock yarn is already slated for a shawl pattern that I have in mind and it is a "LACE" pattern and I will be using beads. That mystery stole3 has me hooked on lace now and the beading is so easy that I am not into that as well. So I will be making the Christmas gits starting now so I can ship them in plenty enough time to get then where they need to be "before" christmas this year lol.

Well the sun is out but I have een hearing the rumble of thunder in the distance so I have an idea it might drizzle or rain lightly. I need to do some cleaning, ironing and mending in addition to taking Salmon out for Michale's dinner tonight. I am 9 punds away from my goal . Then it is on to surgery and the new healthier and energized me!! Excited about that very much too. Well have a Blessed week until next time Ciao!


Wiil off line till August 10th

Just a quick entry before I go off line. This was a crazy strange day. Church was great as it always is. The weather was strange it was sort of muggy, humid raining but not for long. But I was awfully sleepy when we got home I had to take my med's and that put me right out I woke up as Michael was leaving for evening service. My bones were hurting terribly. I drifted back off to sleep only to be awoken by this God awful noise coming from the television. There was a special on the travel channel and I woke up to the sounds of the Holler Monkeys. Talk about a rude awakening lol. Anyway I finished my sister's tote and will post a picture of that much later as I won't have intenet access from home. Anyway this week we will be painting my office and then I will have before and after pictures to post as well. So everybody enjoy the next two weeks and until next post God Speed and Blessing!

Saturday, July 14, 2007

The Mystery Contniues.......

First came the swatch seemed pretty easy, but that was just the swatch.

This shows the Zephyr Lace yarn in Mahogany and the Czech Glass Beads in Rainbow Red.

This was when I hit row #50 can we say Yippy Thank you Jesus!!

This is another shot if you look real close you can see the beads. I will have to take a better close up next time, but hey what do you want for taking a photo at 5:01 in the morning.

Now look at this little cutie pie. Here is momma's boy he went to the groomers yesterday and he looks great this is his summer cute and he seems to like it very much. We have an awesome groomer too she is very nice and she has a very nice home and I feel good about leaving Angus with her. She does a great job too!!

Well I am 9 pounds away from setting the date for the surgery and I am excited about that. I think I can lose more than 9 by the 24 th of this month. I am really enjoying the Mystery Stole. I exchanged a pair of circ. needles and paid the difference and I have the Addi lace needles now. Ok ~ can we say Addi addict now, say tht 5 times fast and see what happens lol. Today it rained but not badly the sun is back out so tht is good. I am getting used to the new medication I am taking so I feel sleepy a bit more during the day and nap often, but by next Monday that will be in the past. One of the med's I take for pain and infflamation of the joints is awesome as in I have no pain like before. I can move freely and not have to worry if I get up will I make an ugly face? Well I need to take a nap now and then it will be charging forward with the Addi's. Y'all have an awesome weekend.



Friday, July 6, 2007

Tote Finished

This is the yarn and beads for the Mystery Shawl3 Knit A long I have joined. The yarn is Zephyr in Mahogany from the Yarn Barn a 4 oz. cone. The beads are Czech Glass beads in Red Rainbow which look just awesome with the yarn. They add just the right amount of contrast. Everyone started their shawls last week. Some of those gals knit like greased lightening!! I am quite a bit behind but that is ok, there is no set time limit, so I will take my time. This is going to be a early birthday gift to myself and I want it to be a stunning shawl that I can wear out for my 1st Wedding Anniversary.
As you can see it is finished and it is "big" just like my pal had wanted. I hope she likes it. I had such fun making it. I also made a book mark to go along with the book I put in with the goodies and also a Sterling Silver and Turquiose Chip and Tiger eye bracelet. I also make some stitch markers. then I got a nice chicken soup book, some tea and a nice knitting mug star fish plushies t hang from shelves and a little spring clock.

Now I will be starting the other project. I joined the Mystery Shawl3 knit along. My Zephyr yarn I odrered is 50% lace and 50% wool in a nice Mahogany color and I have chosen Red rainbow beads that look just awesome with it! It is my first real "big" lace project and I am excited about starting it. I will so my swatch first and see how it looks. We chose our own yarn though the designer gives us some ideas for colors and we chose our own needles. The smallest circ. needles I have is a size 5, but I think I will try my size 2 straight needles they are 14" long and I think I will be able to fit 99 stitches on them. Well I need to get to working that swatch. But first will check on hubby he had his final oral surgery done today and he is feeling kind of crappy. Have a great weekend all!