Monday, December 28, 2009

One more week to go!!

Yep .this is Jiggy (the hubby) ready to call it a day. He and Bitty were a great help through the holidays.They did do their best, however ,this was there favorite thing to do. Jiggy was content to keep Bitty out of my workplace and Bitty loved her new nesting place.
Christmas didn't go as planned this year. Sarah was ill with a cold.Mike (son #2) has in laws with celebrations at the same time ,but,in another state.Renee didn't make it because they made an emergency trip to the hospital.Her husband has a collapsed lung.He's better now but still in the hospital.More info to follow. Right now I'm going to snuggle with the Jiggy and Bitty.I'm exhausted..................said the hobbit

Friday, December 25, 2009

Have yourself a Very Merry Christmas

Well finally I've got 2 minutes to stop and wish you a Merry Christmas. It has been a very busy time and I need to figure out how to be more organized. For now I just want to sit back, relax for
a few minutes and thank all the new friends that have stopped by to meet me this year. I am always amazed at how helpful,positive and encouraging you all are.I look forward to 2010 and all the many things that WE will accomplish.Love to all my people and a Happy New Year .......................................said the Hobbit

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Hard at work

Our knitting group has been making progress on the Christmas list. Everyone has been able to cross of a few more projects This is my son's sweater.I'm not sure why it looks darker in spots.obviously photography is not my forte.This took longer than I had anticipated but not because I didn't work on it.My children will all get a sweater made by me using my brothers wool.He doesn't dye it so all the sweaters will be a very natural color.I think those darker spots are shadows. Anyway the reason it took so long is that I had to wait for another season of sheep shearing to get my wool. Finally the project is done and soon it will be wrapped for Christmas. He has a 52 inch chest so this was quite the project.

This is Sharlene's sweater. It took her longer to decide on a pattern then it did to knit the sweater,her first I believe.

When everyone scurrying to finish projects Cynthia came with this little octopus kitty toy that she BOUGHT. She thought we might be interested in making them.We'll put that on next years list.

Her real strenght is wood.She started knitting this year and has done super but if you quilt you should check out her seam rippers. They are gorgeous.Got to go ,so much to do. Did I tell you a shop in Portsmouth is selling my little sweater ornaments? I've been afraid to see if they are selling. Yesterday she called to say they are sold out and could use a few more if I have them. Guess what I'll be doing..............said the hobbit