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wife, mom, grandma, knitter, gardener, antiquer, bookworm, cook--trying to tread lightly on this earth
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Until inspiration hits, I decided to slog away on the diamond baby blanket. After all, it DOES have a deadline, albeit not a real pending one. Usually I can easily polish off a skein of yarn in a day...but 'slogging' doesn't consume quite that amount of yarn, so this will... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at woolythyme
The little flower mitts is a free pattern designed by Leigh Miller (leighsideknits). She's a mitten pro!!! Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on hello, knitting.... at woolythyme
Diamond Blanket by Linda Whaley....and it's free!
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on hello, knitting.... at woolythyme
Baby blanket, why didn't I finish you when the weather was 50? I know 80 isn't as hot as it's going to get, but you are worsted weight acrylic and so not breathable (although machine washable, which momma will appreciate, I hope). Little Boy Blue isn't due until July and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at woolythyme
loving everything about (and in ) this post!!!! Your adorable kitties, those fabulous mitts, the mug, the bitty flower vase...what an eye for styling you have!
Toggle Commented May 22, 2016 on may makings at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Me and Mom have been in the garden today. As you can see, my role has been primarily supervisory. We toured, looking for new stuff. The hydrangeas are starting to bloom, which has mom happy dancing since they haven't had any flowers for the past couple summers. They like their... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2016 at woolythyme
A pair for hubby's drawer. A pair for mine. I think the knitting-blahs are just about over. (I knit vanilla socks during the knitting blahs.) I feel a case of startitis coming on. Small flower mitts jumped on my needles last night. A lovely little pattern designed by Leigh Miller,... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at woolythyme
Mine has been taking a rest in time out but I should get it out again soon. It's sort of hard to knit a wooly scarf when the garden is calling!!! Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented May 18, 2016 on yarnalong... at woolythyme
For as crazy as security has gotten in the states knitting needles are allowed. I've has needles taken though in Mexico and Belgium and England!! Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented May 18, 2016 on yarnalong... at woolythyme
I told you didn't I that the agent tried to get me to take a flight to Florida then to Nashville....I was actually quite happy at the airport! Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented May 18, 2016 on yarnalong... at woolythyme
On the needles...more socks. Sunshine by Cookie A. from the book Sock Innovation. It was one of my travel projects that traveled but didn't get a single minute of attention. (I knew better than to take something that used a chart. Really I did!) As it was, knitting time was... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at woolythyme
But remember Tracy that more often than not those pesky ladders disappear after a washing or two!!! Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented May 15, 2016 on anatomy of a sock... at woolythyme
my new camera is a nikon d5500 and so far i'm over the moon loving it.....very lightweight, can really push the many features and gizmos that I haven't begun to explore. Really want to take it with me to Brimfield, but I know better. Save the camera play for when I get home!!!
you may have a sleepy navigator....(remember, I get lost in the backyard!!!)...AND, my flight just got moved up. I'm going to have to start my day tomorrow about 4 am!
Toggle Commented May 8, 2016 on anatomy of a sock... at woolythyme
When I don't know what to knit....I knit socks. I have a rather obscene number of socks (three drawers full), I have given away that many if not more, and am now working to fill hubby's drawers (yes, that plural was intentional). I apparently live in that knitting-world-of-indecision quite a... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at woolythyme
with my......(eep!) new camera!!! the mulch should come today...things will look a gazillion times better when we get that down! The plants obviously couldn't care less whether they are mulched or not....(that's only because it's not hot yet. Believe me, they'll care LOTS soon!) Rosa 'Iceberg' is climbing like crazy... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2016 at woolythyme
that was the endorsement that I followed, too!!! :)
Toggle Commented May 4, 2016 on Yarnalong.... at woolythyme
I came really close to passing up yarnalong this week.... Oh, I'm still reading, and still knitting, but the oppressive heat of summer hasn't hit yet and it's pretty hard not to spend every dry, daylight minute putzing in the garden. My book sort of reflects this mood...Lab Girl is... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at woolythyme
Exactly where we are. Freddy would never growl or snap but he obviously hates the interloper!! Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented May 2, 2016 on feeling a little sad Saturday.... at woolythyme
yes, they look like they could be blood siblings!!! Fred hates her.
Toggle Commented May 1, 2016 on feeling a little sad Saturday.... at woolythyme
Nope. All mine!! Xox. Freddy Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2016 on feeling a little sad Saturday.... at woolythyme
Am I looking a little sad today? This look is actually not just sad,but also forlorn, disgusted, depressed, downcast, doleful, and just a little heartbroken. Look what has invaded my world. My human-mom's human-daughter got this creature for her youngest son's birthday. I guess that makes my human-mom a great-grandma... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2016 at woolythyme
oh, boy! can I relate to this one!!!! At least you carefully think about it before plunging ahead. (I have a camera on order shop shop!!!!!)
Toggle Commented Apr 27, 2016 on Pay day shopping list at Creating Memories
I ordered pink for one of the 'new-to-be' babies at church. Hubby said I needed blue. (Obviously, I need to listen to him more often!!!) Diamonds Baby Blanket is an easy-peasy pattern that I'm knitting in bulky. It should be about 40" square when finished vs the 23.5" you would... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at woolythyme
thanks, Anne. Serendipity. Just what I had on hand in the right 'tones'.
Toggle Commented Apr 26, 2016 on scrappy mitered granny.... at woolythyme