well, hello there

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Hello, you.
Hello, April.
Hello, goodbye spring break. THAT was fast.
We spent it at home this year and I must admit, I liked it. It was a taste of what summer is... in our home. We checked some things off our list. The adventures weren't as often as I would have liked, but that's okay.

I did manage to finish a couple of small projects.
Susie's reading mitts were fun. I used some angora I found in the stash and made them pretty long. 12 inches to be exact. Instead of knitting a thumb, I opted for just a small opening for the thumb. Accomplished by switching from knitting in the round, to knitting 4 rounds in stockinette. Easy, peasy.
Those mitts can really be knit in a few days.
And I think that makes the perfect little gift for a very sweet friend.

I'll be back. I have recipes, a book to give away and a new project to share.

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18 comments

  1. Hey lady. I've missed you. We should catch up soon. xoxo

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  2. Well hello there back!
    So nice to see you again and your pretty new mitts.
    Also loving the lilacs in the header.

    Hope your spring is fresh and lovely!

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  3. I was out smelling my mom's lilacs just yesterday! they are my favorite. you've been busy and knitting! yeah for you!! happy april!!

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  4. Beautiful mitts, especially love the pink ones! Happy April!

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  5. From top to bottom of this post, it's good to see you, Ms. Friend. Love the mitts and the spring break summary. xo

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  6. I haven't made a pr of susie's reading mitts yet. They are in my queue though. Lovely lilacs above. They are my favorite flower. They aren't near ready yet here. I told the hubs when we first met if he could suprise me with lilacs for my b-day (feb 2) I would be impressed :)

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  7. Glad to see you back. I have those mitts in my queue - I think they will make great teacher gifts.

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  8. Anonymous4/12/2012

    Oh how I have missed you! Glad to see you are still knitting a little and having fun with your kids. Our lilacs bloomed very, very early this year and are already gone. WAAAAHHH! They were in full glory though, like never before. ~hugs, Jan

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  9. hey sweets!
    missing you and thinking good thoughts for you always.

    love the mitts and the great colors you're surrounding yourself with!

    xo

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  10. Love the pink! You have reminded me I need to make a few pairs of these too. Such cute photos!

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  11. oops! Thank you for the pattern!

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  12. Love the knit reading gloves!!! Will be making these for my girls and me!

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  13. So nice to see you again and your pretty new mitts.

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  14. Happy April to you too. Hope you are enjoying the lovely weather. Love the mitts - I am a sucker for fingerless mittons. x

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  15. Those mitts look super cozy!

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  16. the angora mitts look so snuggly! :) x

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  17. so nice!!! beautiful!!!

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