Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Slowly Knitting Along...
Here is that delicious pink yarn that my friend Sandy gifted me with for the donation scarf to Vicki's project.
I haven't spent much time with this as the season is busy with other priorities. When I do pick up my knitting needles it is with great peace and joy that I knit a section and put my healing hugs and love into each stitch.
With so few holiday decorations put out this year I must say this is the number one I display and enjoy. My dear friend Bev (no blog) quilted this for me and I cherish her and her gift to me. It is beautiful and sew well made. She included little charms that represent things I like...a mouse and a little Mary Jane shoe for example. Such a gift of love. I will pass this along to my daughter and granddaughters some future day for them to enjoy for years to come. Thank you Bev. You are a dear heart.
Isn't this a beautiful collage of cards and papers and trims?!! My blog friend Robbie of Robbies Paw Prints made this. This is the back.
Here is the front and you can see she mailed it to me. How fun to go to my mailbox and find this instead of all the boring bills that usually fill the box. I love all the decorative stitching and bits of cards and papers.
This will definitely be on my list of "want to make".
Inside the envelope was a hand-written note from Robbie along with this beautiful piece of her Shibori Mandala hand-dyed fabric. It is such a work of art and I shall be taking my time to come up with just the right project to use this in. Thank you Robbie dear. You and your creative talents are amazing!
Just a few short days and Christmas will be here. Santa is very busy and I will make certain that our stockings are hung by the chimney with care. Our weather is very cold...for sunny California! I do forget that this is not the Sunny Southern California I lived most of my life but now it is Northern California with seasons and cold and rain and snow. Brrrrrrr... We do have lots of rain and snow predicted for four days beginning tomorrow. Today it looked like a frozen ice land outdoors. Beautiful but chilly and icy roads.
I am enjoying all of your posts and decorations and inspirations. There are so many beautiful creations. I have lots of ideas in my head. Thank you each and everyone for sharing so generously.
May you enjoy this holiday season and make lasting memories with family and friends...
Posted by Createology at 11:31 AM
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You are surrounded with delightful reminders of the blessedness of the holiday!ReplyDelete
I so enjoy reading your posts. It's like sitting with a dear friend just chatting away. I am in love with that scarf you are knitting. It is gorgeous. Still snowing here. Brrrrrrr! Happy holidays friend!ReplyDelete
What a nice post! Glad you enjoyed the envelope! They are so much fun to make! Can't wait to see how you use your mandala piece. I used two of them to make snap bags from! Happy Holidays!!!ReplyDelete
Your scarf is beautiful!ReplyDelete
I know how delightful it is to find a wonderful surprise in the mailbox. I hope you find many more!
Have a Blessed Christmas!
Oh that scarf it gorgeous! I used to knit and it is so relaxing. What wonderful gifts from your friends!ReplyDelete
Your beautiful soft pink knitting warms me from my heart, to my toes. I truly know that you put love into each and every stitch. Sweet peace, Sherry!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous scarf and love the fabric tree.ReplyDelete
What wonderful gifts from your friends.
The pink scarf looks lovely, so soft! Are all those variations in one ball/skein of yarn, or are you switching among several balls/skeins? Very sweet project!ReplyDelete
What beautiful gifts you've received! Heirlooms for sure, as you say.
p.s. Mailed my O Holy Night ATC today - Priority! Didn't notice that sticker on the envelope I was - ahem - recycling :) Oh, well, you'll just get it a bit sooner.
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love how you have used so many different pink wools in the scarf, a great ideaReplyDelete
You have some lovely things to hand down to daughter and granddaughter, such memories.
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Dear Sherry, the scharf for Vickie`s project looks so lovely, -and the quilt from your friend, is a beautiful red green christmas piece, made with love for you,ReplyDelete
Also the fantastic piece of fabric, is a wonderful gift.
Love that knitting SSD, it's coming along wonderfully. Your little patchwork quilt is exquisite, what a fabulous heartfelt gift.ReplyDelete
Love all the other things too in this post and the one below - all the gorgeous tags!
Take care xx
That scarf is beautiful. I can't wait to see it when it's finished.ReplyDelete
Beautiful scarf and yarn. Lovely items from your friends, it is so nice to bring them out and admire them year after year isn't it?ReplyDelete
Your scarf looks so pretty and feminine.ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing all the lovely gifts.
A Merry Christmas to you and your family!
What a lovely post! That yarn is so pretty. Love the idea of the hooreliday envelope what a beautiful way to use bits and pieces. Your tree reminds me of an attempt of mine many years ago..not as finished and perfect. It was a gift to my MIL now my daughter has it and puts it out every year.. Have a lovely northern California holiday :) I haven't been that way in years but always loved the area for having it all...beaches, mountains and forest. More temperate climate that Oregon and not as rainy as Washington where I grew up.. oh my I am chatty this am! Hugs,ReplyDelete
Oh that pink IS DELICIOUS....it reminds me of pink lemondade! Hello there dearest, wishing you a fantastic Christmas celebration! AnitaReplyDelete
The yarn you are using for the scarf is lovely and for such a good cause. Love that quilted tree and the very unique envelope you received with the dyed fabric. All such wonderful gifts. Blessings, TammyReplyDelete