Monday, September 29, 2014

Happy Fall!!!

Is it fall for you?  It is officially fall here in Texas, but that does not mean much.  We have been bless with a little bit of cooler weather.  So yesterday the Hi yesterday was 85 and the low was 63.  We will be getting back into the 90's later this week....but the 85 and 63 degree temps have been welcomed!

So....whatcha knitting on?  Well, back in August, I started the Tan House Brook Shawl in a colorway called Queen of Hearts.....then, a couple of weeks ago, I had a friend come to SNB and she was using the exact same yarn as the contrast of a lazy girl I ripped out my THBShawl and was going to do a lazy girl with it....but then, I did not have just the right contrast, I restarted as a THBShawl (it must have been meant to be).....

Then there is the Susanna IC MKAL...this is clue 3 done....sorry for the 2nd pics, the white of the yarn is a little washed out with my bed duvet/comforter in the background.

I also got some Hiya Hiya SHARP 9" sock needles.  I had some regular stainless steel needles, but wanted to try the SHARPS with the new Panda Li point protectors....these needles take a little getting used to...but I am told that if I stick with it, I will love them......

Trinh from Purl Pointe takes such good care to wrap your packages and always throws in some 'extras'

I won a pattern this week....from Hot Pink Socks Review, I won the Quibble for Girls pattern by Amanda Woeger.....I cannot wait to make the grand daughters this is a picture stolen from the pattern, so the copyright is to niteowl on Ravelry:

I started that fox cowl for my friend.  I just have like 7 more inches and then to attach the ears (already knitted) I am hoping maybe I can finish tonight during Monday Night Football....we will see!

I got some new yarn for a SAL/ that is supposed to be a Spin A Long and then Knit A Long (with the yarn you spun) but being that I am not a spinner, the lady who dyed the fiber for this SAL/KAL also dyed some yarn for us non spinners...but I think it is just a matter of time before I give spinning a 'spin'.....ha, ha!

Darlene, aka AwesomeGrannie, came to SNB with her granddaughter, Peyton, this past Saturday.  I started to teach Peyton how to knit.  It was funny because Peyton said to Darlene, "Grannie, this is hard." and Darlene replied, "Well of course, if it were easy, boys would do it.".....that was so cute, I had to share!

Well, I think that is about all I have....sometimes when I recap the week it feels like I knit all week, but then when I post the pictures on Monday, it does not seem like that much....I guess that just means I need to knit more and knit faster!

I know I usually close with pics of my grands or of cute sayings....well this week I close with a picture of my two kids (A huge treat for me).....Yes, I know you have seen pics of Paige before, but not many of you have seen my son Erich...I try to see him as often as I can and so does Paige (he lives in North Texas)....well, Paige went to see him a few weeks ago....and they took a picture just for me.....I love this picture (of course, they both hate it).

Till Next Week.......Happy Happy Happy Knitting!