Thursday, September 29, 2011

projects this week part 5


for the hospital, yellow little bricks afghan. this will get worked on tonight as i also will watch tv

projects this week part 4


dishcloth using bambboo needles, like size 10, good for taking with me in the car

projects this week part 3


off white, peach and burnt orange , my missioni afghan


can't wait to do one in greens

projects this week part 2


needles i'm now using. these bend very easily, i'm glad there are 5 per set. they are very sharp and pointy. i have to really pay attention or i stab myself with the point. my poor finger has had a crochet hook jammed through the skin and into the tendons and nerves, now these, and yes i do wear a bandaid on the finger LOL

projects this week part 1


one muffattee, it's like a 1800 wrister. using size 0 needles. i still knit too loose so i had to drop down another size. to 00 needles

Monday, September 26, 2011

halloween deco for c


still have black eyes to make tomorrow but you can see the ghost windsock here.


eyeball is Styrofoam and i am thinking of using fishing line and stringing a bunch of them on a string so they can just hang them on a nail outside their house.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

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wow when i went to school they were on the required list to read, thanks for having this tour.
Julie

books

banned book i'd most like to read would be grapes of wrath. saw the movie and the book from what i recall is better

Friday, September 23, 2011

updaated pic of pacifica homespun afghans


this is 2nd one using homespun yarn. won't have enough for 3rd so if there is any left i will make animal blankets.

self striping blues/greens and another is reds/browns and a tweed of off white.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

charity projects, forest farm items



blue striped afghan








homespun it's off white, reds and green/blue self striping. heavy as an afghan, great for upcoming chilly weather

Saturday, September 17, 2011

charity projects, forest farm items


elephant afghan for forest farm bazaar

done in pumpkin/sunflower color

Friday, September 16, 2011

charity projects, forest farm items



3 crochet afghans







this set, the woman who passed away had made the wristers. i added the scarf and hat to this set for them to sell at the Christmas bazaar.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

books i read in august 2011

in it to win it by morgan kearns
the chimney still stands by tammy synder
Mine until dawn by ednah walters
slow burn - ednah walters
southern comfort by fern michaels
The Aran Islands and Connemara by J.M. Synge
Love Me If You Dare by carly Phillips
ONE TRUE LOVE By Barbara Freethy
Pearl in the Mist by V.C. Andrews
morning by nancy thayer
spirit lost by nancy thayer
everlasting
this summer by julia averbeck
devil's due by jennifer conglin
out to canan the midford years by jan karon
shades of grace by barbara delinksy
A Summer in Sonoma by Robyn Carr
in my dream by julia averbeck
dreams of love and loneliness
7 reasons to fall in love with Stockholm by Julia Averbeck
summer blowout by claire cook
three to get ready by teal michaels
souvenirs by barbara phinney
an act of love by nancy thayer
The Snow Owl By Jon Hartling
How to Knit a Love Song A Cypress Hollow Yarn by RACHAEL HERRON
Honeymooning = A Cypress Hollow Yarn by rachael herron
How TO KNIT A HEART BACK HOME.
the gateway stories by tm mcnally
in the still of the night: a gracie and favor mystery by jill churchill
first family by david baldacci