Keeping Me in Stitches

Thursday, October 27, 2005

It's about time...

...for me to be making a post. Things have been crazy with work and real life, but I'm back.

The trip home was pretty uneventful. The pup got to see a lawnmower up close for the first time and spent about half an hour outside barking at my dad as he mowed the lawn.
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And the colors were gorgeous. I live in a pretty new neighborhood so the trees are pretty small and tend to drop their leaves overnight. But the huge oak and maple trees around my parents place were beautiful.
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And I finally got my Hatmione blocked for the hat contest at SoP. It doesn't make my head look like a pencil eraser anymore, but trust me that it did before a good healthy blocking. And I finished the Gryffindor PoA scarf as well. This thing is huge. It's probably a foot across and almost 7 feet long. If I don't wrap it around my neck it hangs to my knees and I'm no tiny thing. My first foray into duplicate stitching was putting my initials on the end and I don't think they turned out too badly. Now I can beat off all the little kids on Halloween and at the movie opening that say I stole their scarf by showing them my initials.
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I'm slowly slogging away at Christmas presents. Had my friend Sarah tell me the other day (when we were giving each other present ideas), "Or you could just knit me a shawl." Did I listen to any of her other present suggestions? Of course not. I went out and bought yarn to make her the Fibertrends Falling Leaves shawl. She might not get it by Christmas, but she'll at least have it by the time I visit her in February.


  • At 10:01 PM, Blogger dragon knitter said…

    woohoo! piccies! wondered when you were going to post that pic. i need to get outside before sundown and take a pic of my burning bush. it's flaming! since i live in florence, i'm surrounded by huge old trees (and trees dropping bean pods in my yard, sigh). missed you guys tonight, and i won't be there next week either, liam has pt conferences as well. sigh.

  • At 8:25 AM, Blogger TitaniumRose said…

    Only one more day until the party ladies... =) I'm literally bouncing I'm so excited!

    And the scarf and hat look terrific. I don't think I'd have had the patience to get through that monster scarf. Your perseverance shall inspire me. ;)

  • At 3:52 PM, Blogger Impossible Princess said…

    I'm slowly workign on my house scarf, Thennick wants a POA scarf *sigh* I need more hands! and freind of mine make that hat too you can see pics of it at my knitalong i started:


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