Friday, January 7, 2011


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!!!!

It's come and gone and the festivities are once again over. It's time for me to take the Christmas tree down today. We like leaving it up to January 6th at least. I wish I could keep it all year long, but that's just unrealistic.
That picture is "before" all the other presents arrived. We just kept stacking as people came in. It was a total of only 16 people, but the presents overflowed. We had to keep some in the other room as there would have been no space for people. I kept saying that I thought we scaled down, but apparently no one took it to heart this year.
It was a lovely white Christmas and then it warmed up. all the snow was almost gone, however, the last couple of days and nights it has been snowing again and this was the scene this morning:
All the snow is back. Now I just have to wait until some kids in the neighbourhood build a snowman again so I can get a photo of it- there was a perfect one up the street, but he now looks rather skinny.
See the sort of "window" in thee fence partition?  Well look at this:
There is my Ollie taking a peak through one window and I was looking out my kitchen window calling him. He is just to
Still knitting like crazy I just finished another Shawl - Gipsy Girl by Birgit Freyer from Die Woll Lust.

I still have to block it, but already started on Antonia - also Birgit Freyer.  Photos to follow.

For Christmas I made the "man shawl" Oblique by Birgit Freyer. My brother in law was beside himself. I absolutely loved it.
I just bought more patterns too - not sure when I'll get to them, but one of these days I will be bored!!!!