Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Yarn P0rn Wednesday


Different fishies odd balls


Lace weight merino wool flower


Lace weight merino grouped

Updates - they are a happenin!

Just a note to let you know that I'm updating the look around here - just so you know what's up! I'm still knitting - and making a ton of progress!

Friday, January 06, 2006

Blankie Ideas

Alerievay and I are designing blankets with the trees from this sweater as the center panel. Mine will be a baby blanket for a boy, her is (I believe) a wedding gift. I've decided on this edging - and I've even swatched how to do it in the round (square)!



Good Mitered Corner!



Close Up


The final result will not be in pink - just grabbed what was on top of the pile for the swatch!

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Go on a trip - Just go!

You'll see in my list below that one of the things I want to do in 2006 is take a trip. My husband and I have been married 10 years and have NEVER been on a trip together - no honeymoon, no vacation with kids - Nothing.

This is going to be the year. Santa is in on the planning - he brought a portable DVD player for each boy - they hang on the back of the headrests and let Mom & Dad travel in peace. Let me tell you - our 1.5 hour raod trip to Grandma & Grandpa's house on Christmas day was the quietest trip EVER!

And as some of you may know - and all of you do now, we are a scouting family. Son 1 is a Webelo, son 2 can't wait to finish kindergarten so he can be a Tiger, and husband and I are both leaders. So, it came as a HUGE surprise when "I" recieved an invitation to attend Philmont Training Center in New Mexico.

New Mexico was not on the Radar! Husband and I were thinking maybe a really long weekend to Ft. Collins, CO to see a Brother and Sister-in-law, or to Dallas to do Six Flags, or to Houston to see some friends - real and imaginary internet, or Nashville to see family - but not New Mexico!

Now, New Mexico is a HUGE blip on our Radar. Fort Collins will still work, both coming and going. The cost is not too bad - $400 per person - plus drive, eating on the road and spenging money. Oh, and the equipment list - I've glanced at it, but need to look it over further. We're just beginning a fundraiser too - so now we have a goal, lets hope we can meet it!