Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Happy Tuesday everyone!  How was everyone's weekend?  Seems like I have two weekends I need to catch up on.

On the weekend of the 20th, I went to a wedding in Kingsland.....it was a gorgeous wedding.  My sister has a lake house not far from there in Granite Shoals, so I stayed with my sister and her family at her lake house.

Here is a picture of the beautiful bride and groom and a picture of the bride with her brother.

Then, for this past weekend....I had another great weekend, but my knitting has suffered for it.

On Saturday, my sister invited the whole family out to her lake house and it was a blast....but Antonio really wore me out.  On top of it, Marble Falls (on the way to lake house) was hosting a triathlon for athletes....and it caused TONS of traffic.  Being stuck in a car going .3 miles per hour with a cranky toddler is NO FUN!

However, once we got to the lake house, he had lots of fun getting wet and playing with my cousin's son who is about 2 1/2 months younger than Antonio.  We thought it was so cute that Antonio was dressed in Longhorn clothes and Nathan in ATM clothes (My cousin went to ATM but we all still love her....LOL!)

In the knitting arena....I have worked on a couple of things.  Mainly the Viajante and the Reverse Pinwheel Blanket.....and because I am not crazy enough already....I casted on more item.  Now wait before you laugh and make fun of me....I have a really good excuse!  My grand daughter Celeste will be a big sister this week.  Thursday the 2nd (unless her mom goes into labor earlier).  I needed to make a blanket for her baby sister.  So this past Sunday, I cast on this pom pom blanket:

Now, because of casting on this blanket.....my 'schedule' was a little interrupted.  Remember that calendar I made with how many grams of yarn I need to knit per day and where I should be at the end of each day?  Well, I am behind.  By the end of today, my skein of yarn should be at 173 grams....and this morning my skein was at 192.....so I am 19 grams behind.....boo!!!

But it is looking good.  I still have it on a 32" circular so you cannot quite see how much the increase side is growing...but I am not ready for a longer needle (yet).

The reverse pinwheel is coming along (I need to get moving on that too...baby due May 7th):

So, I know I am terribly behind on my goals...and I swear there is never enough time to knit....but have no fear.....I am going to an annual knitting weekend with the Lone Star State Knitters.....one full weekend of knitting and friends....I cannot wait....so have no fear...I should get lots of knitting (and chatting) done this weekend!  I will report next week.

Lastly, I leave you with my cute photo of the week.....I know I am biased because he is my grandson, but sometimes he is just so darn cute, I cannot help but share his pictures with you!!  

That boy lights up my life!  Happy Happy Tuesday and Happy Happy knitting everyone.....have a great week this week!