Friday, October 16, 2009

oct 1`6th

today is my son birthday i can hardly beleive he is 47 . last friday i hosted s small group of knitters we had a great time kathy, doreen, shirley, lisa, una, kay and myself we had a good time. then on monday i had our knitting bee, mary edna, kay and pat came for lunch . on thursday my sister came from ottawa we stayed at peters, and on friday we up north had a nice time went to check out a spa and the cassino which i won 100.00 then tuesday i went swimming and the to the guild meeting i hosted some games one was the fastest knitter, also 3 other games most everyone enjoyed them we also had to wear some orange or black knitted thins i made an orange sock pin
i also knitt a pr of mitts and slippers and have finished aiden;s sweater

Thursday, September 10, 2009

sept 10

I went north for the weekend , had a nicce time just sat in the sun and knit, i am knitting mitts for the schools i plan to 6 pairs. i went for 2 walks and on the w11 . had good company/
tuesday night we had our first guild meeting , only 20 people signed up but expect more will come next month. oct meeting is games night i have 4 games ready to be played will tell later what they are. i finally finished my 2 shawls, a black one, and a grren one . knit 5 pr mitts for xmas gists. on my needles i have mitts, shawl, vest , some for xmas mitts , and a sweater for aiden
today i go to the dr and am meeting a friend for coffee before

Monday, August 17, 2009


it sure is hot 41 degrees with the humidity, i went out to take garbage but couldnt breath so came right back.

i finished knitting the green shawl for my daughter in law for her birthday and a pair of socks took picutues will put them up when i find out how to do it . now i have the baby pants to finish which i will do this week then the black shawl for shari a gal at my work then on to new things i want to make mitts for xmas for several people ,
till next time

Monday, August 10, 2009

week end

This weekend we went to a guild members for the weekend she livers in the county near the us border so lovely and she and her husband are great hosts, there were 7 of us , four slept over. so nice to sit out side and knit, talk, eat and drink cofee, tea and wine, i knit on my black shawl for Shari, we also did show and tell.
she plans on making this a yearly thing,
when i got home i got a call they were taking my grandaughter out to supper for her birthday which e=was friday. we went to a buffet, where they have every thing arranged in order, like italian, chinese etc.
my poor diet sure went to hell oh well back on it to day.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

raining again

i have been back a week from Kingston, had a good time we shopped, rode arround in the convertible car, went to fan fary saw lot of nicce things and of i had to buy , also went to a jewellery party which of course i bought something, a pink pendant and ear rings to match and a xmas gift. i also bought some baby clothes for Aiden, poor Aiden and Emilia are both sick today, i hope the soon feel better , o h while in kingston i only bought enought yarn to make 3 pr mitts for giftsm i have so much knitting to do now baby pants, 2 shawls make that 4 mitts and other things. apparently i was the first to finish my shawl so i won the bottle of wine,

Sunday, June 14, 2009


yesterday was WWKIP day, so the montreal knitting guild went to a members garden for the day, there was 14 members attended we sat in the garden and knit . talked, showed yarn, projects finished or doing had our lunches, and enjoyed the sun. thanks Shirley for the use of your garden
today the sun is shining but is suppose to rain again.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

thursday may 28th

last friday I a few friends in from the montreal guild we had agood time, we knit a bit, talked eat drank wine and played games,
it was nice to entain again, i really like that i mad cupcakes and dec orated them licorice forballs of yarn and toot picks doe needles and some i used color icing to make a shape of a sock.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

May 14th

Tuesday night was last meeting until Sept for Montreal Knitting Guild, the next one in June is our Garden Party it is going to be held at one members back yard,
Iwon the Golden fleece award again this year, it is for one that puts alot in the guild that is not an executive, I got a gift certficate to the LYS and potted plant/
I also joined the gym, i plan on going 3 times a week. I am knitting a baby sweater,pants and hat for a baby shower i will be going to ,

Monday, April 27, 2009

week end

this weeke nd we went to our annual UFO in kingston, there was 12 guild members that went and then we met 2 friends that live in kingston to join us we had a time friday we drove up went to Picton. then Belleville very nice yarn shops of course I dropped some money there, then saturday we went to a bead shop very very nice, we made stitch markers and learned some beading plus bought ready made things,' then to a yarn store where i bought again of course, then to lunch nice dinner food was good but service was lousy, then to a mill, then a cheese factory where i spent some more money, then to a pottery shop, where i got some wood salad spoons made in africa, very nice, then to the hotel for a rest, then to Chez Piggy for dinner i had the salmon which was to die for, then back to the hotel for some knitting. sunday we went to an alpaca farm, those animals are so nice friendly we were in the yards with them , then to her house where we all made purchases, of course.the n we came home

Thursday, April 16, 2009

oh is it the 16th of april already

the time goes so fast, i have worked a bit with my old boss on the income tax,
tuesday nite was our MKG meeting, we had vendors who sell yarn on line but no store front , there was some lovely yarn and good prices, and no tax, i bought some sock yarn and angora for a pair of mitts, i wish i had got the lace weight. for a scarf,
now i am trying to get ready for UFO trip to Kingston next week. i am so excited we will have a great time, we paln on visiting 2 yarns shops a bead shop, cheese factory, a mill, a alpaca farm and eat and drink but i have to be carefull as i am on weight watchers but i can have a good time
i am knitting on my earth stripe wrap, 7 of the members are making it , it is lovely

Tuesday, February 24, 2009


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what I create will be just for you
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Friday, February 20, 2009

sp 13

I received my package from pal today, did she ever spoil me , 2 balls of moda-dea in purple tweed, 1 skein of misti alpaca in purples and 2 skeins of royal llama silk in dark wine colors all my favorite colors, some starbuck choc covered coffee beans and some stitch markers that i love
i was very spoiled.
thanks so much pal

Thursday, February 12, 2009

rainy thursday

it is very rainy today, but hope it will take some away.
on Tuesday at our guild meeting we had a lady teach us the cast on or the moebuis scarf, i could not get it will have to have a private lesson as i want to knit one,
i am knitting a pair of socks from flat feet yarn very interesting patterns. goldy browns . green and a pattern of white yellow and purple.
i also have a vest started and and a shawl, i also want to knit myself a shawl,i have joined the earth stripe wrap that some of the m,embers of the guild are doing, anxious to get the yarn and get started.

Thursday, January 29, 2009


here it is another snow storm and i am in the house ,
i stzaarted to night a vest for myself with fiddlesticks yarn in a red tweed
i have knit a pair of mitts for myself and now i am knitting a slice of a cake for my friend.s birthday it even has a candle on it ,
also doing jig saw puzzles.

Sunday, January 4, 2009

sunday Jan 4

well the holidys came and went, had a nice time but little Aiden was in the hospital, but he is okay now, Christmas I was the faimly at my sons Peters, and new years day i went there again, santa was very good to me again as usual, i finished i pr, of socks , i have started another with nora sock yarn which i dont care about, it keep s breaking, and i also am knitting a neck warmer for myself Hope to use some of my stash instead of buying new yarn, on tuesday we wqent to Lorraine.s she is a member of the MKG she lives in the country, very nice home and we had a nice knit in with 4 othe members, so back to reality tomorrow