Friday, December 29, 2006

Still knitting away...

I know I've been neglecting my blog. Frustration with my computers, camera, etc led to me just ignoring it all. But thanks to all of you that let me know I was missed!

Let's start with some knitting....
A shawl for my knitting buddy. Maureen knits amazing lace & has inspired me. (and encouraged me). It only seemed fitting to give her a shawl I knit. It's the Swallowtail Shawl by Evelyn Clark from Fall 2006 Interweave Knits. Knit in Misti Alpaca & Maureen's favorite color.

Look my first nupps!

Continuing with some showing off:

My father organized a Christmas play at his job. My sons were shepherds:

Aren't they handsome? (I've been told I can no longer call them cute. They are too old for that. Sniff.) Q is holding the cutest baby lamb.

And amazing presents:

Some knitting presents! Maureen blew me away by gifting me with Victorian Lace Today (the most beautiful lace book I've ever seen) & kidsilk spray. She just gave them to me today, but I had to start a shawl! And another knitting buddy gave us adorable lambs. Mine has socks on her hands & feet. The card with it says: 'May the incredible love of Jesus knock your socks off!'. How fitting for the season.

I have many other knits to show, plus some cross stitch. I gifted my first (& last) embroidery projects without taking pictures. Perhaps a sign that I need to get back to blogging regularly?


Blogger jessica said...

Oh you have been missed! Its good to hear form you again! What a beautiful lace shawl! Love the cute lamb in socks, and your boys made some very handsome shepherds;)

10:50 AM  
Blogger Erica said...

I was so glad to see you show in Bloglines! Your shawl turned out beautiful!

6:48 AM  
Anonymous Maureen said...

I'm so glad you like the book and the yarn! I loved my shawl and am so happy thet you enjoy lace knitting as much as I do...Happy New Year!!!

9:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love your Swallowtail! Happy New Year!

11:46 AM  

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