My Saturday


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Today was an eventful day. First, I found out my swap partner was CT! (I've already scoped out some possible choices for you. hee hee hee) Then I called a parent of one of my former student's from four or five years ago. She told me yesterday that she had tomatoes to give me and my mom, so I stopped by their farm today and she gave me a whole box of green roma tomatoes! My mom and I are taking some out today and taking the box to church tomorrow so everybody else can get some if they want.

This evening a group of ladies from my church and from another church in our district got together for our quarterly birthday dinner. We ate at Golden Corral and celebrated the birthdays of 6 ladies, two of whom were absent. We had a great time though. We even drew names for our Christmas gathering. This will be interesting/exciting because I drew the name of someone that I don't even know. She married into the family and just moved to the area.

And about crocheting. My current project is for my mom. I got a KnitPicks catalog in the other day and since my mom and I share a post office box, she thumbed through it exclaiming about how pretty the shawls in there were. This was done one day before her birthday. Hint, Hint. So, I knew what she wanted but there wasn't time enough to work that miracle. I've never made a shawl before and I couldn't find the perfect cotton yarn for that pattern. I settled on an acrylic baby yarn in white. I think I'll like how it will come out in the end.

Here is just a beginning of this shawl. I have many more rows to go, but at least they are all decreases. :-)

Here is the stitch a little closer.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

6 comments:

  1. Sounds like a good Saturday to me!
    The shawl is awesome Libby, that is something you might consider listing in your future etsy shop.
    Hope you have a great Sunday!

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  2. I agree, that shawl is awesome. You know I'm a copycat: you bought a hook organizer, I bought one too; you made a fat bottom bag, I made one too... Now a voice is whispering in my ear: you have that yarn, you want to make that shawl too... But I can't make it without the pattern (hint, hint). ;-)
    Have a nice day at the church sharing tomatoes and happiness!

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  3. That is a beautiful shawl Libby. Between you and Alessandra you make some beautiful pieces. I love how delicate it looks and it will be perfect for warm summer evenings. Your Mother is a very lucky lady. Dev x

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  4. Am I lucky or what? Lol! I got your yarn today and your chocolate too! Glad you had such a great time this weekend, and the shawl is looking great! I am looking at the yarn and wondering what awesome things you'll make from it!!!

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  5. Love the pattern for the shawl. Your Mom is going to love it! Where did you find the pattern?

    Hope you had a great day!

    xxxx

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  6. Thanks for the pattern hint. I'm going to have to look for that book "the Happy Hooker".

    xxxx

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