Sunday, May 29, 2011

More Socks

This will be a pair for myself. My Mom brought the yarn with her from Germany and  I have enough yarn left for another pair. To knit socks is just perfect if I want something easy where I don't have to look and think of what I`m doing.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Triple Birthday BBQ

We had a Birthday BBQ for my Dad,my Husband and my oldest Son. As always to much food! But no one went home hungry and we had a lot of fun.

 Meat and corn


best ever deviled Eggs made by my friend Doris


my Mom and my youngest son Ricardo

my Dad

my oldest son Rodrigo

and his girlfriend Sara

Fanta cake,Apple steusel cake,Chocolate & Almond Cake

Friday, May 27, 2011

Anything goes Block finished

Just a quick post about this sweet little block I have finished. Misty wanted  to have flowers, water, moon and  stars on it. So I tried to put as much of it on the block as I could. The colors where a little darker and so I did not want to add anymore to it then what was given in the block. I had fun with the beading and hand painted the little blue flower lace.I hope she will like it.I had a blast working on this block.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

They are finally blooming

I`m totally exited my Wisteria is blooming for the first time. I have had them for two years now and was looking forward to it. I had no clue that they also have a wonderful smell to them.

Friday, May 20, 2011

A new pair

Plain pair of socks for my Dad.This was my first pair knitted in rounds .
I was not sure how they would turn out but the pattern is easy to follow and my socks fit pretty well. I have started another pair and hope to finish them in a few days.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tone on Tone Block

Hello Delafield, how is ST. Johns Academy?This little lace peacock is from Wisconsin, I hope that Cheryl will like my work.

I love these little blocks, it is just so much fun to work on them. Here is a tone on tone in cream.I just added the Tenerriffa Lace with little buttons in the center,beaded the Peacock ,2 seam treatments with beading and some filler embroidery and flower beads.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Bread baking

This is a two pounder with wheat and rye.

Madeleine's,something to go with my coffee .

Since the weather is not to nice today, we did not work in the garden so I had time to bake a Farmers Bread and my favorite Madeleine's.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Another block finished

I used the design on the fabric for my Inspiration,added more fairies because you can never have to many of them and a couple of birds to finish my work. This was another fun one to work on.

My parents have been here for a week now and I don`t have as much time for my sewing for now. So I`m glad to have finished this little Fairy Block for Peggy Sue.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

This has just been delivered

My new lace yarn just made it in time for me to start a wonderful shawl at the Knitting Delight Group.I do love the softness of the cashmere and the  bright colors.I sould be cleaning the house, but look at this yarn,where are my needles?


She is done! This is a little shawl called Pimpelliese,I used two different shades of green sock wool,very easy pattern and quickly knitted up.

Not sure if she will be mine or if Pimpelliese will go to Germany when my mom goes back home.

It is Thursday, I`m off today to finish cleaning and rearranging the house to get it ready for my parents. I`m so exited ,I have not seen them for 3 years. So just wanted to post a few pictures of my finished shawl.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

My first Lace shawl is done!

This was a find while looking at blogs , the pattern is called Bottom up Birch . Looking back I had started it on Saturday February the 19 and just finished it yesterday. Since this was my first I was very lucky to be a member of a group called Knitting Delight. The Ladies where awesome sharing their secrets on how to block and what to use and I will need to invest in a few more supplies for my new found hobby.

The width on the top is 90 inches, it is light as a feather.

the close up of the pattern

I `m in love with Lace knitting, after I failed at my first attempt last year I decided to try it again and using smaller needles made all the difference. No big holes as before but it took a little to get use to the thin yarn. All this time invested was time well spent, I love my shawl.