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I'm never bored. If I'm not knitting or spinning, I'm gardening or reading. Always up to something!

Monday, January 24, 2011

Marley Hat Finished!

The Marley hat from Susan B. Anderson's "Itty Bitty Hats".  I used more blue than any other color and switched things around a bit because I was using mostly cotton yarn (Cream and Sugar) from my stash.  The only wool I used was the green from a sweater I had made for my baby grandson last year.  Knitting in the round is not difficult at all. 

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Bob Marley called - he wants his hat back...

Knitting the Marley Hat from Susan B. Anderson's book "Itty Bitty Hats".  It's a size 1 - 2 so it's going to be a little large for my grandbaby. I should have made a size smaller for my first attempt.  I'm using yarn I had left-over and it's my first real go at knitting in the round.  I'm doing better than I expected.  I follow Susan's blog and she said it would come naturally after a while.  She was right and I'm enjoying the process.  I'm finishing off the topper now - really cute!

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Goodbye Christmas - Overnight Snow

We took the Christmas tree down yesterday but I wasn't ready for the season to end. My consolation was the pictures I was able to get, just by looking around the house and clicking. Terrible to drive in, beautiful and peaceful to look at.




Sunday, January 2, 2011

Fig, Gorgonzola & Onion Pizza

Received the Essential NY Times Cook Book from my husband for Christmas. I've been trying pizza recipes and this one's terrific!  Next time I make it I'll make the crust as directed (for two 14" pizzas) and double the recipe (except for the dried figs - which were a bit too much when doubled). We had left-overs for lunch and it was really fabulous with the gorgonzola!