Tuesday, 29 January 2013

All Packed...Anxious To Go...

I have bought a few balls of lovely soft wool...

All packed....

Ready to go...

With me...[and my boyfriend]

On our road trip...

Once we reach our sunny destination...

My hands...

And Brain...

Will be busy most nights...

After a lovely walk on the beach...:o)

Creating a lovely afghan for my daughter..  :o)

And anything else that suits me....

I packed a couple of patterns...

One for an adorable hooded sweater...for Vivian...:o)


One for a cool "adult" toque...perhaps for my favorite dog-walker...and YOU know who you are...:o)


I love the softness of this wool...and I seem to be partial to the creams, greys and the soft green....I have used all of these colors before....Funny....that I bought all the same colors again!!!:o)

Perhaps these are more "Wintry" colors...I shall have to pick up some softer pastels in the future....I am looking forward to shopping the "Wool" aisle at Target....perhaps something a little different....A change is always good, eh??

           Are you working on any small projects right now???

               I will share my progress [or lack of progress]...

                 Along the way..... 

           We will be on the road by early afternoon...

              Wish us luck in this crappy weather...

                 I guess we are lucky that it isn't snow!!!

                    Will check in along the way...

                       To see what you have all been up to!!! 

                                Cheers!!!      :o)



  1. Have fun and enjoy that big yellow orb in the sky!

  2. Oooh! I like your choices! Looks like you have a nice start going for your afghan. I've missed lots of action at your place. Looks COLD! Do we have some sunny warm posts to look forward to? Bon Voyage!

    1. absolutely Jacqueline....lots!!!

  3. Bon Voyage my good friend, love the wool and I am looking forward to hearing of your safe return. Have a wonderful time in all that you do!

    1. Thanks Lisa...hope to have a nice relaxing time...

  4. What did I miss???? Where are you going????? I read back and see that I missed a couple of posts...but I didn't see you reveal your travel destination!!! I love the wool you are taking along. Such soothing colors! Your Target has yarn? Not mine!!!!!
    I wish you a safe trip, and a lovely time!!!!
    xo Kris

    1. Kris,Kris,Kris...you have got to pay attention...hahaha...
      My boyfriend and I are off to Florida for a month...aren't we lucky!!!
      Stay tuned for further adventures,,,

  5. I envy you the walks on the beach ... I can feel the sand between my toes.
    Lovely yarn colours, will enjoy seeing the finished items. I'm making a dolly blanket out of some left over yarn. A little girl can never have too many dolly blankets. Still need to get yarn for the sweater pattern you gave me.
    Safe journey. I'll be waiting to see some news from you while in the sunny south.
    Have fun.

    1. We love that the best, Linda...this year we are staying right in the beach...gulf side...so also gorgeous sunsets right out our door...:o)
      You are right....never too many dolly blankets!

  6. Safe travels, sounds like you are headed in the right direction! Sunny and warm today in Florida. Looking forward to seeing your latest creations. Bon Voyage!

    1. Horrible drive today...blinding rain and fog...hopefully tomorrow will be better...

  7. Well Linda, I didn't know you are driving all the way. I pray you will have safe travels and great weather from start to finish. The yarns you chose are pretty especially the grey and white marled one. Enjoy your vacation and the beautiful weather. Hugs and blessings, Pamela

    1. crummy today....but worth it at the other end!!! Thanks for your well wishes..

  8. you be careful cc girl.
    enjoy the sand the sun and the sea!
    tammy j

  9. I cant wait to see the knitted results. Safe travelling!

    1. It will be crocheted....but I will share..for sure!!!

  10. Did you wave as you came through Ohio? :)

    the weather has been horrible for travel...Florida will be a welcome change!

    1. I did Betsy...I even looked up where Xenia was on out trip-tik..!!!
      The weather was horrible...even tornadoes not far from us...
      We will be on the beach tomorrow...will post from there!!!


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