Saturday, January 20, 2007

Snowed In!!

Baby, it's cold outside and we've got no place to go! Life has been temporarily called off on account of snow and lots of it!! We have cocoa, games to play and lots of knitting and sewing to do. What more does a girl need?!?! Bring it on!! These are pictures from my front porch. There should be a sidewalk lined with rocks in front of the concrete step. Snow all day today, more snow allll night and not stopping until Monday. Whew!! That's alot!!

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Knitting Tote

Okay, I've made two of these small project/single skein bags out of Elvis fabric. I'm really not a fan, but my sister LUUUUUVS Elvis and says to try them on Etsy and Ebay so I am. We shall see.

Still working on the binary scarf. I'm on row 40 out of 60 and need to be done by Friday. Think I can make it? We shall see. I think I'm kind of a slow knitter and I'm reallllly getting bored with this thing. Having a heck of a time staying focused on anything lately.

Mostly, I want to make burp clothes from my new "Mason Dixon Knitting" I neeeed some bright colors. Then some bright toe up socks. That would be good seeing as I signed up for "my first toes up" and haven't been able to get to anything aside from that scarf. NO more numbers, no more numbers. Please stop with the 1's and 0's!! AHHHHH!!!

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Knitting Content (?)

Okay, so it's not really knitting, but it FOR knitting. This is my circular needle case. I've seen some pretty (and very expensive cases) and thought I'd give it a shot with my new vintage reproduction fabrics. Finally something new for my poor, sad little Etsy shop. I've been sooooo slow and unproductive lately. Ugh!! This is a start in the right direction though. I haven't done any embroidery for a long time so this little vintage reproduction was fun to do. Hmmmm, what else needs some embellishing?

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Happy New Year!!

New Year everyone! I hope it found everyone happy, safe and warm. We have been very slow around here and I think I'm about catatonic. The boys would disagree but I'm excited for school to start again just to get back into the swing of things. I have actually been able to do some knitting for myself and this is for Dale. I'm doing the Binary scarf from He is "the one" for me after all. (Matrix humor for the non-geeks out there) Hancock was having a big sale and since it's waaay past time to get back into things, I found these super cute retro copies. I'm really wanting retro in a bad way and these beauties should satisfy the bill for a bit. Thinking they will be circular needle holders for Etsy. Start there and see where we land.

This is Jordan's contribution to my blog, he picked this picture just for you!!! Awww. (or is that ewwww)?

I don't make resolutions, think it's silly since we all know we are going to break them. I do believe in honest goal setting but that's different, don't know why but just go with me on this. Goals are something you take time and honestly plan, New Year resolutions are empty promises we don't intend to keep (Hmm, little Disney Beauty and the Beast there). BUT I did decide after seeing some photos with my family that it's way past time to drop some pounds. Last week I joined weight watchers with my mom. See, did it BEFORE New Year's!! A local sports store is doing "The Biggest Loser" and having a competition. Dale signed his life away and started the same day as WW. His diet is much more restictive but he is doing well so far. They only use this diet 90 days and there are monetary prizes. OOOOhh, we like monetary prizes. We fiqure he will drop his weight then join me on WW. It will be like a treat for him by then. YIKES! I don't think I've ever drank sooooo much water. You can hear me coming, slosh slosh slosh.