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February 8, 2008

Yarn


(That color is really yellow ochre, but it appears more green in this scan.)

Fibers....ah, I love a chunky sweater. Nothing like a homemade scarf, right? Too bad I don't make more! Mom taught me to knit when I was about 9 years old. I made a lot of little bracelets, a 1 inch by 6 inch rectangle! I remember getting my own knitting needles with my Grandma Greene when we went to Scotland.
Then, when I was 15, I learned how to crochet. Now, my 6 year old daughter wants to join in! One of the students in my class today was wearing some cute purple knit legwarmers (mom said her aunt made them!), so now I want to figure out how to do "round" knitting! This book, The Friday Night Knitting Club, is next on my list!

Look at this lovely heart I made today! Check out Michelle's instructions to make your own!

Hannah's hair is now 6 inches shorter. After being so sick last week that brushing her hair hurt her head (admit it, you don't want to brush you hair when you have a fever), we had quite a tangly mess! It would've been a lot of hard work, she was sad, but now, thankfully, she loves her new short hair, it's very cute!

Enjoying the weather while we can, even if there's a LOT of water. I think I need a pair of rainboots. Maybe I'll check out TJ Maxx....if I find a super deal, I might splurge, I'd sure get good use out of them!
(Thanks, Jo, for the coats, the girls love 'em!)

9 comments:

Cookie Teacher said...

What a great heart! Looks like fun!!!

JO said...

I love the RAINBOOTS / WATER photo. It's a nice photo. Glad they like the jackets. We may invest on SNOWBOOTS in Germany, I've never owned a pair in my life. We are sick & its' NO FUN. Have a nice weekend - we miss you in GA. It would be nice to get together & make some cinnamon rolls or something.

JO said...

oh , I'm impressed ! 6 & crocheting !!! wow, what a talent.

inara said...

I like to knit too...although I am totally a beginner...I just do the "knit" stitch, and all I can make are scarves and lopsided blankets...:)

Samantha said...

Cute LO and heart!! I'm glad to see you're all feeling much better. Enjoy the weather! If it's rain you need, you can always come visit me. I have an over abundance right now :)

Trishamaus2005 said...

What a cute LO and the picture is just adorable! Have a wonderful week :)

KJ-Starre said...

Hi there...cute L.O! I love that mug cover...I've never seen one before but it certainly makes sense. Love the pic of Hannah...I hope she is recovering!

Go get the boots...they are super cute!

x

Brittany said...

thank you for the kind words u left on my blog... much appreciated! LUV the layout u made. That yellow color is one of my favs these days. Also loving the crocheting... that is also on my list of things to learn how to do.

Mimi said...

You have a blog! I can't tell you how excited I am to learn this! I LOVE it too!