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Happy Memorial Day

Looking forward to a nice, quiet day at home with the family.  Everyone is off of work all day today.  The girls have recovered from their Senior Prom on Friday night, my husband is back from his sailboat race.  Friday night was pretty good for me, though.  Sitting by the TV, catching up on Game of Thrones while knitting my second baby hat for the hospital.  My goal is two hats a month and I'm almost finished my second hat.  After that, I'm…

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Added by bobbieacuti on May 28, 2012 at 5:44am — 1 Comment

Maryland Sheep & Wool

At Cheryl's request, here are a couple of pictures from the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival.:

 

Here's the…

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Added by bobbieacuti on May 21, 2012 at 5:03pm — 3 Comments

Catch up

Well, a lot has happened since my last blog entry:

1.  Went with my daughter, Lindsey, to the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival.  We both had a really great time.  The minute that my daughter her the first sheep bleating, she was no good for 10 minutes!  She couldn't stop laughing.  We met a lot of interesting people and saw a lot of neat things.  I picked up a new drop spindle from my favorite crafter, some lovely dark blue merino and silk yarn, a pair of lovely ebony knitting needles…

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Added by bobbieacuti on May 19, 2012 at 10:20am — 1 Comment

First knitting group

Last night I went to my first knitting group meeting.  What a nice group of women.  Everyone was very warm and welcoming even though we'd never met before.  Everyone brought out their current projects as well as recent purchases.  I never saw so many lace shawls.  It makes me want to try more adventurous projects.

The group knits baby caps for premature babies and pink scarves for women undergoing cancer treatments.  When my daughters were born, they were premies and someone…

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Added by bobbieacuti on May 2, 2012 at 6:28pm — 1 Comment

Wow!

Thank you so very much for the lovely comments to my last entry.  I really appreciate the warm thoughts.  Knitters (and crocheters) are the nicest people.  Whenever I take my knitting to work with me or when I go to the park, lots of people look as they walk by.  But I really like when other crafters come up to talk. 

The scarf is still progressing along.  I'm at three feet now, I think I'm going to go for six.  Any longer and people will start to think I'm trying to impersonate…

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Added by bobbieacuti on April 30, 2012 at 4:56pm — 2 Comments

Been a while

I'm not a very good blogger.  I've tried several times, but it always seems to go by the wayside.  Well, here's another attempt. 

Over a year and half ago, on a trip home for Christmas, my Mom and Dad gave me a new knitting bag (I'd been keeping my projects in plastic grocery bags) and a needle holder, a book, and a HUGE skein of Red Heart Super Saver.  Ten months later, my Mom was diagnosed with brain cancer.  While she was going through her treatments and getting worse, I picked up…

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Added by bobbieacuti on April 28, 2012 at 6:12pm — 5 Comments

First official project

April 10, 2008
Well, I've started my first knitting project. It is pretty simple, it is going to be a pillow in a simple garter stitch. My Mom used to knit and I always was amazed at her work. I thought I would give it a shot. So far so good. I'll upload pictures soon.

Added by bobbieacuti on April 10, 2008 at 5:45pm — No Comments

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