Monday, November 28, 2016
Recent knits & random thoughts :)
Things have been rather quiet here on the blog. I thought I'd have more time to spend here, but that just hasn't been the case. Life has a way of staying busy even when I'd prefer it to slow down. It doesn't help that I can't seem to say "no." Such a little word. No. Why I can't find a way to say it? Now that's an answer I'd like to know. :)
November knits included a test/sample knit for Ranee of Arabian Knits who designed the gorgeous stocking you see up there. I used stash wool, so my colors didn't match hers, and my stocking doesn't look very festive, but I love it and am thankful for the opportunity to knit this up. I learned a few things along the way, one of which is that my wrists don't care very much for such tight colorwork. Sigh. But I survived and am happy. The pattern has yet to be released, but if you follow Ranee, you'll find out!
Earlier this month I released my Pacific Shawl pattern and was blessed last week when my AnnaLynn got together with a friend of hers and did a photoshoot! LOVELY!! Thanks so much, Anna & Mel. :) xoxo
Me? I don't own a big-girl camera, but I'm hoping to remedy that this Christmas...perhaps a family gift? Fingers crossed here in Dole Valley. :)
Finally, that adorable photo up top is my sweet precious granddaughters, Charlotte & Linnea, modeling my new Lottie's Bonnet pattern. So thankful for their daddy who snapped photos for me yesterday after church and to their sweet momma who dressed them so perfectly for the occasion. If you're interested, I've got a giveaway for my new Lottie's Bonnet pattern on IG through midnight Nov. 30, so pop on over!
With Thanksgiving behind us and Advent having begun just yesterday, I'm certain I won't be spending too much time here in December. But who knows? Thanks so much for visiting my occasional posts, my friends. Wishing you all a blessed Advent!
xo Lisa :)
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