Posts tagged ‘love’

Busy Bee

Hi everyone!  I know I haven’t been around lately, but I have a good reason… I have been a busy busy bee. I have been extra busy with my etsy shops and I’m lovin it!

Here’s what has been going on in my shop, and I hope it inspires some of you crocheters and knitters! Or feel free to stop by my shops and drop me a line 🙂

bigpastelflower2

These big flowers are really fun ti make. They are a great way to pop and outfit at only $4!

bigcolorfulset3

pypmedflowers2

bigrainbowflower1pinkflowerset4 I’m proud to say that everything in tulip and willow is under $10! Check out the shop to see all of the other fun colors!

Now here’s what’s new at Rebecca Jay !

redwhitefaecloths1

redwhitepuff1retrofacecloths1multiflower2peachesandcreamdishcloths1

Have you noticed that I love bright colors?! LOL.

I’m looking forward to this year dedicated to etsy and I hope both my shops take off 🙂 Thanks for all of your support everyone!

Advertisements

June 17, 2009 at 5:40 pm 5 comments

Finished, but still no name

I finished my no name socks today! Sadly, they still have no name 😦

nonamesoxfinished4

These are the kind of socks that I lOVE to knit.  I just leave them by my couch and while I watch TV, I can pick them up and kint round and round and round, but the striping keeps me entertained so I don’t get to0 bored.

nonamesoxfinished1

I did have a dilemma with these socks though.  My Nana saw them and really wanted them. Giving me her pouty face (my family members love sweet talking me when they want something, it usually works too). Normally, I would be more than happy to give them to her, but once I finished them, they fit perfectly! Not too big, not too small. So I figured if I made her something else, she might forget about them. Maybe I will  make her some washcloths and a bath puff. That should distract her from my perfect fitting socks…

That’s it!!!! “Perfect fitting socks”! That should be the name of these socks! They are officially no longer nameless!!!

April 23, 2009 at 2:16 pm 1 comment

My Big Old Granny

grannysquare1

I have been going back and forth deciding what I want to do with all of my leftover scraps of sock yarn. do I want to make a blanket or socks? I started the Sock Yarn Blanket by Shelly Kang, but i wasn’t enjoying it and didn’t like how the back of it looked. I started just knitting squares but that was tedious. I started playing around with monster socks put didn’t like joining new yarn and weaving them all in constantly. Then yesterday I started thinking about granny squares. They have to be one of my favorite things to make. They crochet up fast, you don’t have to think to make them, and there are countless ways to do them and what you can use them for. So I got out my big bag of scrap sock yarn and started to make them!

grannysquares-006grannysquares-016

Then my mom saw them and she fell in love with them. In her “sweet” “charming” voice she said, “Can I have it?” How can I say no to my mother?! So I said of course. I’m starting to see a pattern, with all of the blankets I’m working on my mother decides to “adopt” them. LOL.

grannysquares-026

So now I am really digging this afghan, but here is where I call on the help from my fellow knitters. If you have any leftover fingering weight (doesn’t matter what color, or if it’s machine washable or not) that you don’t want or can “donate to me” I would be soo soo soo grateful. If you can, just send me an email at harddaysknit@yahoo.com. I would love you forever 😉

April 22, 2009 at 3:32 pm 2 comments

A Little Something

I don’t have alot of time to blog today (i’m busy busy) so here’s 2 little videos of little Sophie in action. FYI I have been knitting but everything is taking FOREVER. Hopefully I’ll be able to give you some updates soon.

Sophie insists that she cannot go down the stairs by herself. I think its pure laziness. This video is proof that she can, if she wants a stick bad enough!

Just a note, this is not my ash tray (it is for my mom). I don’t smoke and think it’s TERRIBLE! (no animal was harmed in the filming of this video 🙂 LOL I’m soo lame.

April 15, 2009 at 5:04 pm Leave a comment

Pop of Color

knitting-0011

Started this rippled blanket a couple days ago. My mom saw and she instantly wanted it. So this is going to her. I’m using leftover Red Heart acrylic yarn. I normally don’t use acrylic, but I don’t mind when it is for a blanket. This thig is massive. I chained something like 156.

knitting-011

I’m setting up a new etsy shop where I’m going to sell dish cloths. I started crocheting these and they are very addictive. It takes me about half an hour to finish a large one. It is so relaxing! I love the bright colors of cotton that they are selling now. Summer colors!

knitting-025

knitting-018

I bought this journal a couple of days ago. I dedicated it to knitting and I am addicted to it!. I carry it around with me and jot notes, ideas, designs, and info about projects in it.

knitting-021

This comes especially in handy when I am laying in bed and knitting ideas creep into my head. I can jot them down and I’m able to fall asleep. I have been falling asleep faster and I actually remember my ideas from last night!

I am also putting pics and information of projects in here. It’s like Ravelry in a notebook. I’m doing this so when I become older (hopefully a knitting prodigy by then LOL) I’ll have this notebook because I don’t know if Ravelry will still be here in 40 years. Probably there will be something better and more high tech than the computer. So  I want something like Ravelry that I know will last forever!

These are really fun. I think that all knitters should get one. It really does change the way you knit. Just get a cheap (but cute) journal at Target, and fill it up wit everything knitting!

knitting-022 I bought “Super Stitches Knitting” by Karen Hemingway yesterday. It is a great reference book with beautiful pictures. Each stitch is knitted out of bright color yarn and the stitches are organized beautifully. I already have post it stickies all over it.

Bright coors make me soo HAPPY!!!!

April 9, 2009 at 4:48 pm 1 comment

Puppy in the Pond

Just a quick post before I post  today’s events. I just have to quickly share this hilarious story of what happened on Saturday.

So Saturday was my Nana’s birthday. We all went to my Aunt’s house to have dinner and cake. My Aunt lives out in the country. She has barn, chickens, and a pond, just like a house in the country should.

tricia-003

Anywho, that is the setting of the story. This is where it gets interesting. We decided to bring Sophie the cityn dog with us. My aunt has a Labrador (Hunter) and a cat (Miss Kitty).  We were so curious to see what Sophie would do with another dog (she has never really seen another dog before)

hunterkitty

So we bring her over and she is totally a normal puppy. she tries to play with Hunter, but he is either afraid of her or getting to old ot play. We tried to keep Miss Kitty away.

W bring Sophie outside so she can run around and go the bathroom. I didn’t see any need to put a leash on her since she is always by myside.  My uncle and cousin were fishing and sophie was having fun watching them and tryingto eat their hot dog bait.

tricia-005

After that we take her torwards the barn so she can visit the chickens. The out of no where a huge goose comes flying down. Sophie takes off after it towards the barn. You might be able to figure out what happened next by the title. I was sure she was going to stop (she hates the bath), but SHE JUMPED RIGHT IN!!!! My 3 lb puppy is in the pond with  a big old goose! My mom and I started to scream.  Sophie went under for like 1 second but it flet like eternity. She popped back up and swam back to us. I didn’t know she could swim.

She was dripping wet and it was only 45 degrees outside. My uncle and cousin were laughing hysterically. Did I mention that she was wearing her hand knit sweater?!

sweater1

It had to be one of the funniest things EVER! I swear she thinks she is a great dane.  I could not believe she jumped into the pond. That is Sophie’s personality though.  I’m not sure she’ll be allowed to run around their yard without a leash next time.

April 6, 2009 at 5:49 pm Leave a comment

What I Love About You

I thought I would right the ten things I love about Sophie, so I can look at this and remember why I love her after she pees on the carpet, chews on furniture, or rolls in dirt.

sophieblow-0062

sophieblow-0051

1. You look extra adorable in bows (even though you won’t wear them for more than 5 seconds)

fairislesweater-014

2. You try your hardest not to eat my yarn (but sometimes you lose that will to try) Yuummmm… malabrigo.

koolaidyarn-015

3. You fit in my purse!

koolaidyarn-009

4. You are extra cuddly.

sophieredone

5. You give lots of kisses ( This is only good during the day, when I’m awake!)

ss3

6. You wear the sweaters that i knit for you!

sweater5

7. You are so curious! (This can be a bad thing at times)

fairislesweater-0311fairislesweater-034

8. I LOVE it when you sleep.

fairislesweater-0119. You are so fun to play with (but again when I ‘m awake, not when I’m trying to sleep)

fairislesweater-037

10. You have the most sweetest and quirkiest personality and temperament!

So the next time I’m yelling “SOPHIE!!!!” becasue she’s trying to chew the wall and I have to take some Tylenol, I’ll have this to read and remind me why I love her so darn much!

April 4, 2009 at 1:14 pm 2 comments


Recent Posts

December 2017
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Categories

twitter

Flickr Photos

Top Posts

Your rainbow is shaded yellow.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

What is says about you: You are a joyful person. You appreciate optimism. You're good at getting people to like you.

Find the colors of your rainbow at spacefem.com.

Socks Completed Year-to-Date

4 pairs of socks in 2009
8 pairs of socks in 2008