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PurlGirl's Blog – July 2008 Archive (4)

July 29, 2008

Where is the summer going? July is almost over. I have really been thinking a lot about knitting lately. That happens a lot when I am stressed out about something and don't want to think about what I should be doing. Right now it's VBS. I am nervous about the decor of my room and such. It seems like everyone else who is a lead teacher has a lot of experience and resources to dec out their room. I have already spent enough money, I think, on crafts, and I don't think my DH would appreciate me… Continue

Added by PurlGirl on July 29, 2008 at 4:40am — No Comments

Weekend Knitting 7/27/08

We went camping again this weekend at 4th Cliff. I made my first pair of mittens, my test pair. I like how toasty they feel. I made them a little tight, but I like the fit. If I were to make some for someone else, I might try casting on a few more stitches. I used Michelle Edwards "Starter Mitten" pattern and Patons Shetland Chunky. I was inspired by Michelle's blog entries from the Lion Brand website and I may start knitting mittens to give away. Our… Continue

Added by PurlGirl on July 28, 2008 at 6:02am — 1 Comment

July 15,2008

Kitchen Update

We are close to ordering cabinets. One company we looked at could ship as soon as a week from now, so it will suddenly become a reality! I know it will take time to get the ceiling done and walls painted once I have the cabinets in our hands. I am waiting to see the actual wood before I decide on wall paint because I don't want it to clash or anything. I am getting a little excited, though!

Last night I had to rip out two heels that were too short on… Continue

Added by PurlGirl on July 15, 2008 at 4:56am — No Comments

July 13, 2008

Here are a few things that I have been working on lately. Last weekend we enjoyed our first outing with the camper with the new curtains that I made to match the bunk bed covers and pillows. Very festive and beachy I think. Also made an mp3 sock this weekend...with a little bit of Fair Isle practice. I used Knitpicks Shine sport. I am working on my first real pair… Continue

Added by PurlGirl on July 13, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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