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Susan the Blue Lake Knitter's Blog – December 2008 Archive (4)

Christmas Knitting Finished

I finally finished my last knitting for Christmas project - a pair of socks for my husband. I had to put him into the hospital the Friday before Christmas, and he got out on the 23rd, but this cut into my knitting time substantially. I showed him the socks on Christmas Eve and promised them by the weekend - I finished them Sunday afternoon.



He's feeling much better, but still not 100%.



Three more days left to work - then I can knit whenever I want - no more hour long… Continue

Added by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on December 29, 2008 at 4:35pm — 3 Comments

Retirement and Christmas gift pictures

I have finally posted the pictures of the Christmas gifts I made for my friends at work to celebrate my retirement. there are quite a few. I also posted a picture of me receiving one of the awards they present at all retirement ceremonies.

I only have 5 more work days and I'm gone.

Enjoy and have a very Merry Christmas.

Added by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on December 24, 2008 at 5:32am — No Comments

Christmas Gift Giving

My retirement party was Thursday, and that was the day I decided to give the ladies at work the gifts I'd knit for them. I arrived at work promptly at 7am, preparing an email asking everyone to come to my office. Before I could hit the send button, one of my friends showed up with a gift for me... we exchanged gifts, took pictures, etc. Then another lady came in and guess what" She had a set of Harmony Straights for me (how did she know that was on my secret gift list). Exchanges - pics. Then… Continue

Added by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on December 20, 2008 at 8:36pm — 1 Comment

Mittens at last!

Sorry this has taken so long, but things happen. Pay no attention to the colors on the second picture, as the orange and white is actually bright red and white. My lighting was poor, and there wasn't anything I could do. Also, I can't seem to get the pics to size properly, they're a little distorted, but hopefully you will get the idea.



Suri Dream Mittens







My own fingerless mittens and a pair of exact opposite mismatch… Continue

Added by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on December 11, 2008 at 10:13am — 4 Comments

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