Weekends


This weekend was fantastic.  First of all I've had a miracle healing after my 'almost but saved' trip in the garage.  I feel unstoppable!  I've had a mind reset and I am extra cautious to slow down.  Why of why am I always in a hurry?

Second of all I've started a new top down yoke sweater.  I saw this pattern while doing a search on Ravelry (as one does) and I could not resist.  I bought the burnt orange yarn (the main color) while visiting my sister last fall.  The contrasting colors I originally bought were not super-wash like the main color, so I was ultra lucky to do some online yarn shopping last week to find my colors.


The only color that I'm not sure about is the dark gray.  However, I keep knitting because I know I'll know when I have enough rows knitted whether to keep the color or switch it out.  I never mind ripping out and starting over again.

Saturday was lots of knitting, finishing a book and going to Mass in the evening.  We picked up a pizza for dinner and relaxed in the evening.

Sunday was lots of knitting and all those pesky chores like laundry. 


How was your weekend?

Comments

  1. I helped Justin pack and move the rest of his stuff back to NJ, and then then we drove down to MD. Too much time in the car, and I was the driver, so no knitting time! I'm looking forward to seeing you knitted yoke. I bet those colors will look great together!

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  2. Love that sweater and those colors are wonderful!

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  3. Love your new start and the colors you've chosen. I had some of those pesky chores this weekend too! LOL But still managed to sneak in various knitting. And my crocus are blooming!!

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  4. A beautiful pattern Karen. I think we live in a hurrying world, it can be difficult to be the one who is moving slowly. I am a work in progress on that one too x

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  5. I did some Sock Knitting for St. Paddy's Day! :) I love your yarn colors!

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  6. Oh goodness! Your sweater will be gorgeous! I can't wait to see those beautiful yarns knitted up.

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  7. The mustard color is gorgeous.
    Yay that you feel so unstoppable.. but yes please slow down nonetheless.

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  8. Yes, we are we always in hurrrry-mode?????

    And we do need to notice this, and work on counteracting it. -smile-

    It's unsafe. It's not good for our overall health. Hurrrry-hurrrry mode is like "fight or flight". Baddddd for our health.

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  9. Steve's birthday was Sunday .............special meal out. Always fun.

    A bit of knit AND a bit of dress shopping (boooooooooooo!) for a special occasion. I found nothing appropriate (double boooooooooooo).

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  10. What a good looking bunch of yarn for a yoked sweater. I am anxious to see how you put the colors together. Quiet weekend here but the weather was positively balmy, 64 degrees on Sunday. It feels a little eerie - too warm for the first part of March. I had two lovely walks and finished some knitting projects.

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  11. I really like those yarn colors. I think they will go well together.

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  12. My weekend was hard for me as Fireman went to the barn classes and I stood or sat on my donut. Sunday friends took us out for early afternoon dinner and it was a mistake for me to sit on the coats on a hard bench. But, the sun was warm! I sold a levi's jacket I had been trying to get rid of, and a snowboard. All in all, pretty good if you take away missing the BARN!

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  13. Knitting up that jumper will be fun for you. Plymouth Worsted is a great workhorse yarn.

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