Susan and I are knitting scarves for the Canadian Special Olympics. We are really coming in on the end of this project so time is of the essence. The deadline for drop off is February 1. So we have put the dog coats on hold and all Crafty Tuesdays (and as much other time as we can find) will be spent knitting for this awesome cause. The goal is to have 2500 and they are currently around the 1500 mark. The scarves must be 7 inches wide and 6 feet long, so they take a bit of time. All scarves must be blue and off-white with a splash of maple leaf red. My goal is to get three done. I'm hoping to recruit my MIL into the project too.
I also seem to have found a new knitting passion.... baby afghans. Socks don't interest me much but these tiny blankets excite me! It was this exciting book that ignited this.
Here is the first one I have started.
And because of my tangent-y nature there has been some yarn purchasing for future blankets!
This lavender yarn just makes me smile. It is a washable wool / acrylic blend.
Now, there are no babies to gift these little gems to but I plan on putting them away for future use. I figure with the age of my girls, they will soon have friends who will be having babies. (The lavender one is going away for my someday grandbaby. ;))
I'll leave you will these very Canadian photos taken on New Year's Day on the slough. Seeing this just gave me a warm feeling! I think one of these may make it into the Winter Album.
Well, I'm off to get some laundry done and get these pups out for a walk. There may be a quick trip to Michael's for more scarf yarn purchasing with my coupon.
Happy Scrapping!! Jen :)