Sunday, June 24, 2007

St. Louis trip

I was in St. Louis over Memorial Day weekend. No. turned one a few days before I got there, but I was there for her party. She likes to ride in her new wagon.

We also went to a Cardinals baseball game--my first time at the new stadium. It was a good game because the Cardinals won, but we did sit through an hour and a half rain delay (our car was 6 blocks away and it was POURING, so we waited). The whole family dressed in Cardinal red.
The rain emptied out the stadium!!


I love to sew in the summer. So I got out my patterns, fabric and got started (had to make a run to JoAnn's with my discount coupons for more fabric). E is starting kindergarden in Aug., so I am working on some things for her. I finished these shorts for her.

Then I made some pillowcases for 4 of the grandkids. These are so much fun (and FAST) to make. I have since made 1 more, with fabric for 6 more. I like them to have a different pillowcase for each month and with 7 grandkids (but only 4 use pillows--2 are in cribs and 1 is a teenager and she has "outgrown" them) that's plenty to make. I found some school related fabric for 3 cases.
I also have a dress almost finished for E. I will post pictures when I finish. But I am off to upstate NY in the morning--will be gone for 4 days. I'll post some pictures of the Thousand Islands if they turn out....

Finished projects

I have been very busy with my hooks and needles and finally have some pictures to post!

I knit this blanket for Baby Logozzo who is due in July. The parents are waiting for the arrival of the blessing to find out the sex of the child (Hooray for them!!). This is just a basic basketweave pattern.

I made some items for charity donations. I made baby washcloths and bibs. These were fun to make. I found the patterns at a variety of places on the web. I love the bib with the baby chick on it!
The kimono pattern is from the book MASON DIXON KNITTING. I used Cotton Ease yarn.