Thursday, August 27, 2009

Knitting and Kidlets

What does one do with a stash of bits and pieces of sock yarn?

ONE MAKES A SOCK YARN AFGHAN!!!! That's what! (actually, there's more that this done on it now-it is rather addictive, you know!)

Speaking of addictive- this is the shawl I made Mom, in progress. It is now done, (has been for quite some time) but I haven't taken a picture of Mother and shawl together. It was for her 80th birthday, and has 80 diamonds (my mother is a real gem).

And what does one do on a lovely August afternoon before school starts? Why, you invite your neighbour over for a Creamsicle in the pool......

And you turn into MUSCLE MAN when you puff up your Skins shirt (it is a way of keeping her protected from UVA and UVB).
Man, it must be nice to be a kidlet.


Wanderingcatstudio said...

sockghan are addictive.. I love mine and I'm itching to get back to it!

Diane said...

Hmmm, I've been using the sock yarn to make wee mittens for the wee ones next door. They're rather nice for smaller hands...not so bulky.

I was in the pool Wednesday and a bit chilly it was, too. I guess I have to put the solar blanket on as we're in for a run of cooler nights.

KnitTech said...

I've been thinking about starting one, I've got a bunch of left over sock yarn in the stash.

Mom's shawl is lovely. Those colors go well together.

Bea said...

No kidding. The swimming looks like so much fun. Your shawl and blanket are awesome. I don't think I have the desire to make that blanket so I sent my sock yarn remnants off to a friend.