Friday, August 31, 2007

A few WIPs and a very sad picture

I've recently reconnected with one of my favorite things - sock knitting. I've had this Cherry Tree Hill yarn sitting around for, oh, two years or so. I haven't knitted since before I was pregnant with Dawson and he's almost 14 months old if that tells you anything. It took a while to get reacquainted with all those tiny needles but we're back in the groove now. I already have some gold & blue stripey numbers planned for Josh and I - Let's GOOOOO Mountaineers!

Have I mentioned before how much I adore fall?! I'm not very fond of hot weather (to put it mildly) so the prospect of cool fall days and bringing out the sweaters and scarves thrills me to no end. I bought two new fall candles last week and you had better believe that September 1 they will be burning. I even love the word "September" - it makes me think of pencils, new shoes, school buses, leaves and the return of all my favorite network shows. Oooooh, I can't wait!

And I'll leave you with a picture of a very big, time-consuming, challenging WIP - a nap mat for Papaya. I actually wrote a (vague) pattern for this so if I ever make another I'll be able to remember the steps. Papaya and her mama are moving (back) to Hawaii next month and this will be for her to use at her new preschool. I can't wait to see a picture of her sweet blond head laying on her new nap mat.

Oh! I almost forgot - and I don't know how since I'm staring right at it. One-year-old + laptop on sofa = BIG trouble. The guys at Gateway just looooove me.

My dear friend is taking a journey to Tennessee for a new video card. I'm not sure I'll be able to survive the 7-10 days that she'll be gone. It's going to be a sad, sad time.


  1. Ooooo, sorry about the laptop! Eeek!

    I'm totally with you on the absolute LOVE of fall! It can't get here fast enough for me!

  2. I want some new fall candles! You are putting me in the fall mood. I can't wait to see the finished mat. I think it is going to be adorable!

  3. oooooooooo what a beautiful sock....and the nap map is adorable. I might be making one for kenna one of these days.

    So sorry about your laptop....eeekkk that would make me sad sad sad too!

  4. I hope that the laptop recovers!! I love the candles - fall is my favourite season - I don't have to have expectations of there being sun anymore!

  5. Eeek, that doesn't look good! Can't wait to see the napmat!