Monday, January 28, 2008
Monday, January 21, 2008
Here it is:
moar funny pictures
If you go to the link, you can vote for Frosty, and he might make the front page!!! Come on, you know you wanna!! As they say on the site: hez a kewt kitteh!
Friday, January 18, 2008
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Notice the buttons on his fur coat? Very proper. He is, of course, the royalty of the house. Very regal, and very easily irritated by the dog, and the other cats if they throw off his "groove."
In the knitting portion of my life, my Log Cabin Moderne is moving right along. As you can see from this photo, it has received approval from Frosty. I took this picture maybe an hour ago, and he seems to have taken up permanent residence. The sun has moved onto it, so he's in cat heaven. I want to work on it, but haven't figured out how to get it back! So it's a "2 Tails Up" for the LCM!
I've begun the fourth block, if you look to the right, you can see a bit of the dark blue. I think the colors are coming along well. So far I'm happy with the yarn overall. It has a nice hand for an acrylic. Much softer than the Red Heart I used for the Bass Section hats. I guess the real test will be how it wears with washing.
I have a new project to add to my list, I need to find a cute bag pattern to make for my pal, Char. She's willing to trade haircuts for knitting. I knew this hobby would payoff someday!!!:) If anyone reading this has any good suggestions for a medium to large bag, especially a nice felted one, send it my way!
Wednesday, January 09, 2008
I love picking up the stitches, it looks so nice on the front, and saves me from a million years of finishing. I'm weaving in the ends (so very few ends, foolish grin) as I go. So when I'm done, I'm done! I'm telling you, those Mason-Dixon gals know what they are doing.
Of course, being on Ravelry as I am, I've found another afghan pattern I want to do...this one, of course, will require much assembly....it's called Circles to Squares. I saw it done in a completely different color scheme on Ravelry, and it was GORGEOUS. Each square was done differently, instead of the same color scheme, and it reminded me a bit of the Babette Blanket. How many afghans can a person do in a year????? And still get my knitting list done??? And of course TYF keeps offering classes I want to take...like the Einstein Coat. Sigh. What's a poor pattern and yarn addicted girl to do?
Monday, January 07, 2008
Thursday, January 03, 2008
Frosty shows the lovely, well organized nature of my binder!
And here is the recipe of choice, which I scribbled on the back of the words to a hymn at a Christmas women's brunch at a church probably 5 or 6 years ago. The recipe is now a New Year's morning tradition for our family. We eat it and watch the Rose Parade on HGTV. A Pasadena native, I have to watch the parade, even though I am now an Arizona resident.
18 frozen Rhodes white dinner rolls (1/2 the package)
1/2 Cup butter (one stick)
1/2 Cup packed brown sugar
1/2 box Jello brand butterscotch cook and serve pudding (NOT instant!)
Grease bundt pan, put in rolls. Melt brown sugar and butter together. Sprinkle the pudding powder over the rolls. Pour melted sugar/butter mixtures over. Sprinkle with pecan halves. Cover with waxed paper and let sit overnight to rise. In the morning, heat oven to 350 degrees and cook for 1/2 hour. The rolls will get pretty dark, that's okay. Remove from oven, don't let stand more than 1-2 minutes, invert onto large plate and serve warm.
Here's photos of the recipe, and the other side. Yes, the binder came with cards that fit neatly into the nice, plastic covered pages...what's your point?