Weekends

 

Thank you for all of your lovely comments on the last post, I'm glad I'm not the only one who is saving things for a special day. I'm in good company! This weekend was nice. I tried out my new reading glasses that are just for cross stitching. So far I am quite pleased with the magnification! I'll be trying them out again in the next few days.

My progressive lens glasses are fantastic, oh the things I can see! 

I finally finished a sock, so now to cast on the second sock. I love knitting socks that have no pattern and I can just knit knit knit along without much thinking.

This morning it snowed (again) and Frodo refused to do anything after a 12 hour sleep, so I have to take him back out there. He does not like cold weather at all, the older he gets the more he shivers and that is with a coat on! I guess I don't blame him at all.

How was your weekend?


Comments

  1. My weekend was busy, with packing, moving, unpacking, a broken arm in the family, and too much going on. Your cross stitch is lovely and I think it kind of looks like your new house (and how nice to be able to see what you're doing)!

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  2. It was a weekend that just flew by here as well! Happy Monday (and Happy Valentine's Day!)

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  3. Your cross stitch project is so cute. I love the things from Country Cottage Needleworks.

    Glad the new glasses are helping.

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  4. My weekend was lovely and warm. We were up in the 80s with plenty of sunshine. There was knitting and jig saw puzzles worked on too.

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  5. Yesterday's snow was so lovely.. there was no accumulation on the streets so we could enjoy the snow without having to worry about the clean up.

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  6. It was beautiful here, and we got to take a couple of nice walks and were rewarded by getting to see a woodpecker at work on one trail. (There's a short video on my blog.) Have a nice Valentine's Day!

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  7. Maybe you can knit Frodo a sweater that he can wear under his cute plaid coat? Does he wear doggie snow boots too? That's a cute cross stitch design. I like CCN cottage designs. I need to bring out my stitching and move further along in them.

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  8. Hooray for new glasses and good vision. The weather here was quite cold over the weekend although we ventured out on Sunday for a short walk. The new cross-stitch project looks like fun. Enjoy.

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  9. The weather turned very cold here in Missouri again. I stayed in and knitted on my daughter's sweater after church on Sunday. It was a lovely weekend for that!
    I used to cross stitch before I found knitting! Maybe when I retire it will be something I can pick up again. After I finish my sweaters I plan on attempting a toe down sock. I found what appears to be easy instructions on Youtube - Very Pink Knits.
    I totally agree with Frodo!

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  10. It's Tuesday and the weekend seems far away! I had a fun Zoom with some teacher friends, good discussion at Torah study, and lots of quilting, Pretty good weekend!

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  11. Hi Karen,
    ...your sock turned out really well...those are nice colours...and I love your cross-stitch house...it reminds me of a sampler my sweet sissie did years ago...and our old (17 this summer) Jack shivers with the cold too...we got him a heating pad for his blankie...we keep it on low all day long and he can lay on it whenever he wants to warm up...
    ~Have a lovely day!

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  12. Hurrah for being able to see. I love your cross stitch such neat stitches. I have been doing some embroidery again, not cross stitch and my own design. My weekend was one of dodging rain, it fell all weekend in very large amounts, I had two very soggy walks!

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  13. Love the design of the cross stitch and your super neat stitching. My weekend was spent very quietly catching up with mail and messages.

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  14. I got new progressives last summer and GAME CHANGER. also, I am grateful EVERY day that I get to do my business inside where it's warm and dry.

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