Friday, July 20, 2007

Dog Days of Summer

I got the cutest buttons from my DDS pal. I have pinned them to my knitting bag.
Thank you Thank you Thank you.

Monday, July 16, 2007

A Few Finished Objects

Here are a couple of finished projects. The baby afghan was done for a baby who is the first girl in three generations. The other one is a bath tub toy done on the embroidery machine. It is made out of terry cloth and stuffed with tulle that the pieces sort of float.

Dog Days of Summer

I have been busy getting everything ready for my downstream pal. Here's the dishcloth I knitted. I've got lots more goodies that I will post after she gets the package.

Tisket a tasket a big basket of yarn

I was trying to organize my yarn. LOL I laid out all my STR and then put them in a basket. Don't they look nice.

Friday, July 6, 2007

Dog Days of Summer Contest

Someone who crochets Heather A
Some who has never made a dishcloth Madonna B
Someone who has knit/crochet less than 2 years Risa J.
Someone who has knit/crochet more than 5 years Alana R
Some from a non US country Marianne

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

HAPPY 4th of JULY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I hope all reading this have a great fourth of July. It is raining here so I don't know how many fireworks will be done. I wish you and your families the best.

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Dog Days of Summer Dishcloth Swap

  1. Do you knit, or crochet, or do both? How long have you been knitting\crocheting? Both I have been crocheting for 20 years and knitting about 4 years
  2. Have you knit dishcloths or dishtowels before? Yes. When I need a FO i knit a dishcloth.
  3. What are your favorite cotton yarns? Is there a cotton or linen you’ve been dying to try but have not? I have been using Cascade Luna lately for dishcloths.
  4. Are there any cotton yarns you don’t enjoy knitting with? Nope, love them all
  5. What type of needle do you prefer using? (Metal/Wood/Plastic) I prefer metal or casein for knitting wash cloths.
  6. What other projects do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Socks and shawls are my faves right now.
  7. Do you have other hobbies or enjoy other kinds of crafting? Quilting, rug hooking , scrapbooking
  8. What kind of treats do you like? Chocolate? Candies? Nuts? I love peanuts and cashews.
  9. What colors are your kitchen and bath decorated in, if any?Kitchen is an adobe color. Bath is basically white.
  10. What are your favorite colors and what colors do you dislike? I love reds and greens. I dislike purples
  11. Do you drink coffee? Tea? Other beverages?I love coffee but will also drink tea.
  12. Do you have any kids (human or pet variety!)? I have two children and one dog.
  13. Do you have any allergies?No
  14. Please share 3 tidbits about yourself that you think your pal and other swappers might find odd or interesting.I love to cook fun meals for our friends (lots of Tex-Mex and Italian) I work two afternoons at a quilting and knitting shop, I enjoy making and buying things for others. I also ride dirt bikes and four wheelers with my DH, DD, and DS.