Archive for October, 2008

Signs of Fall

On the way to work this morning.


Lunchtime visitor yesterday.


View from worksite this morning – there’s snow on those mountains!


Of course I need a Fall inspired profect for Socktoberfest too.


I chose Nutkin for its Fall-feel and am thrilled to use the soft, lush new Panda sock yarn from Scoutleader.

Do you have a Fall project on the go?


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I really have to thank my Secret Pal assigned to spoil me this last round, because she has really been wonderful! So: Thank you Scoutleader!! Go say hello to her won’t you?

This is the fabulous package I received this week:


2 skeins of the softest Debbie Bliss yarn to go with the brand new Debbie Bliss magazine! What fun. And the colour is divine — not that I could get a picture of it in our rainy West Coast weather.

She included so many great little extras – lovely candles, a handy notepad, funny kleenex (when did you think you’d hear that?), a mini potted daisy to grow.  And my favourite: new linens for my new kitchen! So thoughtful.

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They arrived at just the right time – our leaves are changing colour and falling to the forest floor – and now I have Fall pot holders and centrepiece/table runner. I love reflecting the season in my home. (now to do that!)

I also received the latest installment of the 7 Deadly Spins — such fun! IMG_0653

It comes at a great time -I keep thinking I want to try my hand at lace. Annnnd I’ve even bought lace weight and a pattern or two, but…now it’s Socktoberfest! Honestly. I need to find a way to quit my workaday world and knit full time. Maybe then I would get half of the knit plans I have, done. Or at least cast on.


Look at the awesome hand mirror the Pride kit included . Isn’t that clever?

What are you working on? Did you join Socktoberfest?

Me? I’m ALMOST finished my 1st Picot Edged Monkey – here’s a little proof that I do still knit. 


Granted, I only returned to it this Weds. and my was it hard to knit through the last 4 episodes of Damages! Egads! If you haven’t seen it yet – go. get. it. Today!

I might have to finish the toe with some co-ordinating colour since I seem to be running low…and have 1/3rd of the foot body to go still. Look for a Socktoberfest post soon!

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