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I am a work from home, home schooling Mom who loves her Kids...yep, I think my kids are great. You will find me: Knitting, cross stitch, embroidery and working with felt are things I enjoy for fun. I also love to decorate and find deep satisfaction in decorating my home with great finds and my handmade items.  Gardening is one of my great loves, it like decorating outside!

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wonderful Word Wednesday

September

by Helen Hunt Jackson
The goldenrod is yellow;
The corn is turning brown;
The trees in apple orchards
With fruit are bending down.
The gentian's bluest fringes
Are curling in the sun;
In dusky pods the milkweed
Its hidden silk has spun.
The sedges flaunt their harvest
In every meadow-nook;
And asters by the brookside
Make asters in the brook.
From dewy lanes at morning
The grapes' sweet odors rise;
At noon the roads all flutter
With yellow butterflies.
By all these lovely tokens
September days are here,
With summer's best of weather,
And autumn's best of cheer.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Yoke Sweater for Alex

I got the boy to model the sweater I knitted for him...not to his neglect but we had rain for three days.
Cool Dude Pose

    The pattern and the yarn are Bernat...I really like the denim style yarn it is very soft and easy to work with.
The Sensitive Sweet Guy Pose
The pattern was a little difficult to read.  Kind of skipped a few steps...but I figured it out.  It was also written different than what the photo showed. I had to use four balls of blue instead of three  But it fit well, and I will be making one for my doughtier in Red.  Hers I will make a size larger, though his is a perfect fit...it will not fit him next year.
Fun Lovin' Guy Pose

I am not selling anything...but if you want to make one go to www.bernat.com and the sweater is called Yoke Sweater.
Sears Catalog Model Pose