Monthly Archives: August 2009

Front Runner

Yesterday after Farmer’s Market, we came to Ogden and took the Front Runner to SLC.  It was our first time on the train.  While waiting for it to arrive, we toured the trains at Union Station in Ogden.

We went to gateway and had dinner then did some shopping.

We tried to visit Ranna at J. Crew, but she wasn’t working.  We kind of figured she wouldn’t be but stopped in anyways.

Next we went and played in the fountain, then went to build-a-bear.

Shopping at the gateway made me realize how much I LOVE T J Maxx prices!

Fiber Day

Today was my NUFA meeting.  It was out in Hyrum at Brenda’s house.  We worked on our core spinning.  They have a few animals and we toured around until it poured on us.  We were there for our normal 4 hour meeting.  After the meeting, I went over to Miste’s house.  We carded a pound of wool and teased probably another pound.  These were my skirts from Notlwonk Springs.

Pebbles Flower Top Hat New Pattern

I have been on a designing roll this week.  I introduce to you Pebbles Flower Top Hat.

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New Pattern

There is a new pattern in my ravelry store.

Crocheted Baby Flip Flops

This is a 3 page pattern with pictures.  I am charging $6.00 for the pattern.  If you do not have a ravelry account and wish to have this pattern, contact me and we can arrange payment.

Misquito Fest 2009

Cache County Fair 2009 Sweepstakes

Oh my gosh, oh my gosh.  I can still hardly believe it!  I took Sweepstakes!

DSC_0008I worked on this shawl for 4-6 months!  I can hardly believe it.  There was a smaller showing of knitting this year than I have ever seen, though there were some more in the baby categories. Here are the other items I entered and our fun at the fair.  Notice the joy on Sammie’s face!  She perked up when we got the cotton candy.

Check her out

My friend Amy just opened her Etsy shop.  She is up-cycling old jeans.  They are so adorable!  I want one!

Weezles Pantery

Amy's HatShe has more on her site!  Check it out.

Catch Up

So, this past weekend we took off to SLC after the market.  On the way to Eric’s parents place we stopped by Blazing Needles and I finally got my knit kit!

DSC_0038I have been wanting this since Christmas!  Built into this kit is a thread cutter, crochet hook, row counter, tape measure, scissors, stitch markers and needle point protectors.  It is so cool!

Also at the market this weekend, Melinda brought me my commission order.

DSC_0039It is a gourd that has been fashioned into a yarn keeper.  The ball of yarn sits in the gourd and can bounce around all it wants and doesn’t run away!

After visiting Blazing needles, we went to Eric’s parents placed asked if the kids could stay there while we went to my friend Heather’s wedding reception.  I am kicking myself for leaving the camera in the car.  It was nice, and she was beautiful.  We spent the night at Eric’s parents house.  The next day, we went to Tyler’s baby blessing.  After the blessing there was a luncheon at John and Britta’s house.  Sam really liked their little hill.

DSC_0040Charlene joined in on the fun too!

DSC_0041From Britta’s we headed home.  When we got home, we had smores in the microwave for a snack.

DSC_0042Don’t you just love the marshmallow beard!

Since we got home on Sunday, I have been camped out on the couch with a cold, yesterday I could tell that it had turned into a sinus infection.  I went to the doctor and got some antibiotics, I hope to feel good enough to go to work tomorrow even if I just have to say, “give me a chair and stick me in the fitting rooms.”  I have already missed 3 days out of my 4 this week.

On the knitting front, sitting on the couch helps you get a lot accomplished.  I think I am ready for my crochet class at retreat.  Now to get ready for the Rag Rug class!

Here is what I have accomplished this week:

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3 Newborn hats, 7 baby booties, 8 flip flops, 1 pair toddler leggings, and 2 pairs of mittens.