Saturday, July 25, 2009

Catching Up!

If this upcoming week flies by as fast as this past week did, well Sock Summit will be here before I know it! I leave next Saturday for some pre-summit fun with Christy!

But let me show you the yarn goodies I got on my visit with Woolgirl!

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Madelinetosh Sock Yarn in Cove and Afternoon, and Yarn Love Marianne Dashwood in Warm Brick

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Is it fall yet???

I think Lil' Guy is happy it is still summer! I spent yesterday and today with him!
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"Auntie get wet?"

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Lil' Guy Swimming!!!

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I love this kid to bits! In case you guys didn't know! Even though I didn't get any knitting done yesterday, at least this morning I got some done (since I was up so early!!!!!).

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I knit on my Blackberry Brambles in STR Mochaberry, listening to the waterful in my brother and SIL's backyard and cheering Lil' Guy on each time he jumped in the water! This much fun at 10:30am....

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Puddles was quite happy!

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Bailey, not so sure. hehehe, she was just tired from all the fun!

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Oh, and if you survived all the photos so far, here's my favorite souvenir from last weekend in Portland that has been keeping me busy all week!!! Christy got me back into my swimming groove! I got new pink goggles and a black swimcap! Yes, not what you see here...my favorite souvenir is now lost (wah!!! Christy...can we go get another please?!) but I had to quickly replace them to keep the swimming mojo going! The July Smackdown with knittinggolfer is still on...and we're close!!!

The weekend isn't over yet....Sunday....Purlescence Yarns with Weezalana!!! Yippee!!!!

Happy Knitting!
xoxo Irishgirlieknits

13 comments:

handmadeandpretty said...

Sounds like a great weekend! Beautiful wool too...

Bezzie said...

He's so damn cute! And so big!!!!

Caffeine Girl said...

Very cute kid -- and dogs, too. Isn't being an auntie the best?

Zonda said...

Pretty yarnz! Awww lil' guy is as cute as always and getting so big! Yay for swimming! I was doing good until vacation...hope your day with the Weez was good!

Sam said...

I've been doing the same thing with DD. Although my backyard isn't nearly that well kept.

piddleloop said...

i think Puddles is secretly a supermodel

beautiful yarns you scored!

Rani said...

Those are cool names for yarn. Cove is my favorite.

What a darling little guy. That age is a lot of fun. Enjoy the little man.

Scrabblequeen said...

OOooh, this post has it all (almost). Cute kid, cute dogs, gorgeous wool, and even some knitting. (needs dessert to be perfect :-)). Have fun at Sock Summit...wish I could go, too.

dianne said...

Sounds like a great weekend! Good luck on the smackdown, I'm cheering for you!!!!

Discoknits said...

Wow, you are really having some fun there. Lil guy has grown so much - he's still as adorable as ever :0)

my fave of your new yarns is on the left.

hearthead said...

You've been busy! Were did we loose the goggles? I just went and bought another pair for Em! You rock. We have our first meet tomorrow...wish me luck! Have fun with the fam!

cupcakefaerie said...

I'm so glad you had a great weekend.

Woohoo for the swimming!

Jodi said...

Such pretty new yarns! I just got back from Portland, too, and it was HOT!

The swimming kick sounds fabulous.

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