Monday, October 11, 2004

It's good to be home

Hi, all!

Jess and I returned from Missouri last night. It was a wonderful trip. Lots of family, food, and laughs. Although I wasn't able to do much knitting. To be honest, we were so busy I didn't even miss it.

I did make a little progress on my projects. I took my neglected socks that I'm making for my mom. I finished the mate and started unraveling for the heel, but that was as far as I got.

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And I restarted Jess' pullover but I only have about four inches or so on that.

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I did take a hat to my Great-aunt Bette. She had emailed everyone to ask that they be on the lookout for a red hat for her. She'd joined the Red Hat Society. So, I made her a red felted hat, and Ma and I decorated it with some tulle, a few pins, and some orphaned earrings. Then I crocheted her a "boa" with some fun fur, leftover purple wool, and some silver sequins. She was just tickled. Here she is modeling her new acquisitions.

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Nate reverted to bachelorhood while we were away. No... no wild parties. Just some pizza boxes, two liters of Mountain Dew, and about three new video games. I think the break in routine has done him some good. :)

I came home to find so many goodies in my mailbox. I received some AFGHANS_FOR_US squares. (I will post a picture of the completed afghan soon.)

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And a couple new projects to tempt me.

Lorna's laces sock yarn. I'm so tempted, but keep telling myself that I need to finish the other socks first.

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And my new knitting pattern, which I'm fighting the urge to cast aside all other projects for.

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Well, I guess I should go put the house back in order. I'm off to do laundry. Take care.

1 comment:

  1. OMG you're Aunt Bette is WAY too cute for her own good. I'm telling you it's a family trait. ;)

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