Monday, April 9, 2007

Back to Blogland!


My apologies for not blogging sooner. I have been waiting for my sister to e-mail me pics from our trip, which she has yet to do. However, I felt an obligation (and recieved a few death threats => ) to continue blogging, so I'm back! Before Kate and I left for our big trip, we went to the Cascades. I'm that orange dot next to the massive waterfall! It was gorgeous and the most instantly gratifying hike that I've ever been on. I had to walk across the stream for this photo op and I'm not sure my feet have ever been so cold. I can't believe the water was still moving. Then, of course, I fell coming back across and got wet from head to toe. I am such a klutz, it's amazing my fingers are coordinated enough to do garter stitch.

On another topic...Happy Easter! I couldn't get back home, which my family was not too happy about. Since I wasn't home, I made alternate plans on Sunday. I rented the third season of Six Feet Under, made a pizza and a brownie sundae, and that is all I did all day. It was wonderful!

I also knit all day. I've been working on the wrap sweater that was on the cover of interweave knits. I'm not sure about the sleeves, but I love wrap sweaters. The stitch is nice too, great texture. I'm using Farmhouse Cotton Blossom in Dusty Rose, which I adore. I normally hate cotton, I don't like how flat the color looks when it's dyed. The Farmhouse is a cotton, nylon blend and the nylon gives the yarn a sheen that I love. I'll put pictures up soon!

10 comments:

Gina said...

Glad you're back...oh, and about ever having you help me finish a project...don't worry, I know better. Nobody would ever hear the end of it!

Loren said...

Any project that doesn't make me want to stab my leg with a fork I will help you finish!

Blissful Debbie said...

It's about time you came back to blogland. Can't wait to see the pics of the trip.

Nan said...

Your absence from the family weekend extravaganza was certainly felt by everyone...and kate really did not like hunting for plastic eggs by herself...did look cute in those bunny ears however!!

jody said...

glad you are back! i think if you knit that sweater from Interweave you have to wear your hair like that girl on the cover-haha!!

Loren said...

I would if I could trust me...maybe dreadlocks instead = )

Mimi said...

Yeah, i like that cotton yarn too.. I think the nylon will give it better shape too. Cotton sometimes looks dead in a garmet... like limp.. but yours doesnt look limp.. get your mind outta the gutter!
love ya!
Welcome back

Loren said...

Your mind always seems to be in the gutter!

uncle said...

My first blog reply-------great picture--can't wait to hear the real stories! we love you........

Blissful Debbie said...

Love your new meez.