Monday, November 28, 2011

Winter Knits

I decided to take a little break over the weekend from posting anything. My Thanksgiving was both good and bad. Good because it was spent with a great family, but bad because Chad's father is nearing the end of his cancer battle. He can't eat much anymore and can barely walk, so he will be going into the hospital for awhile to get some fluids. His family spent most of the day talking about funeral arrangements, which was weird for me because any family member that has died during my life has died suddenly.

Anyway, this isn't supposed to be a somber post. It's just been on my mind.

I did manage to finish the remainder of my matching knit set over the weekend. I showed you the hat and one mitt earlier this month. Now I have a second mitt and a cowl to go with. Luckily it isn't cold enough to wear them quite yet, with the exception of the mitts when taking my dogs for a walk.

I was chasing daylight when taking these photos and had some distractions. If I think about it, I will take more pictures to show them better this week.

Knitted Set

Distracted by my dogs fighting.

Dog Attacks

And there was a lot of this. Jameson thought the mitts were for him to play with.

Jameson Modeling the Cowl

So then I volunteered him to model the cowl.

I did a little Black Friday shopping at some local stores and also Joann's. I couldn't turn down the deal on flannel! I am using it as quilt backing for my Drunkard's Path quilt. I picked up some fabric at a local quilt shop and yarn at a yarn shop. I didn't have much to spend but if I did, I would have came home with a ton of yarn. I may splurge a little and go back for the camel. It was so soft!

I hope your weekend was a good one! See you tomorrow with a mini quilt to share.


Toni said...

Um, how freaking cute are you going to be this winter wearing all that fun stuff? Looks great!

Sorry to hear about Chad's dad. That is never easy for anyone involved. Praying for peace and strength for you all!

Kelli said...

Sorry to hear about Chad's father. I'll keep all of you in my prayers. You knits are so gorgeous. I love that your dog is your model. ;) Look forward to the mini quilt photo!

Sana Saroti said...

Very cute model(s) and that hat is adorable with its little pointy top. I am very sorry to hear that Chad's dad is feeling worse. Hope you all stay strong!

Pam said...

Great work on finishing the knitted set!!! Sorry to hear about Chad's Dad. Take care...