Wednesday, April 19, 2006

I’ve been looking so long at these pictures of you...that I almost beleive that they’re real

Warning Picture Heavy Post

Today was a good day - the weather was perfect, I didn't lose my cell phone at SnB last night and I got goodies in the mail.

My 3 bosses where in RI the last 3 days and while I had some deadlines early this week - today was slow so I spent the day cleaning up my files and receiving good things by UPS. First this came from the Fruit Store:
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The card said it was from my 3 managers - I think they though Admin Prof Day was today instead of next Wed. In the boxes starting from the big one on the bottom, were 3 apples and 3 pears, then cheese and crackers, 6 chocolate chip cookies, and a small box of mixed nuts.

The next thing that arrived was this:
Image hosting by Photobucket I had preordered it from Amazon in February and it finally showed up today! Can I tell you how much I love this book - finally sweaters I want to knit and I don't have to figure out how to upsize the ones I love like this:
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and this:
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and this:
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and this one:
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oh, and this one:
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not to mention - this:
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and I haven't even gotten to the accessories yet!

I also ordered this: - A granny smith cardigan that I love soooo much more than the one in Knitty - all I need are 6 skeins of Crack Silk Haze and I am all set!

And this weekend I picked up these patterns:
Image hosting by Photobucket David bought me a sewing machine a few years ago and the only thing I have used it for is to sew patches on the boys Scout uniforms.

This is the stole I have been working on for my co-worker - I like the way it is coming out and it is very easy to work on while drinking coffee and talking on Tuesday nights:
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Ruinwen said...

Your stole looks like it is working up beautifully! Love the pattern!

Love the pics from Big Girl Knits too!


renee said...

Thanks for posting pictures from BGK - I haven't seen the book in person yet and it was great to see what's in it. I really like all of the patterns you liked, so I'll definitely be picking this one up!

Melissa said...

thanks for purchasing the pattern! i thought i recognized you name from the paypal order!

the big girl knits book seems pretty cool. does it give instructions on how to change a pattern for a better big girl fit? i've been thinking about doing some special plus size patterns, but I'm not too familar with the special fit issues. btw, they are doing a second book too! it should be out sometime next year i think.

Satori said...

Thanks for posting the pictures from Big Girl Knits. I just ordered it and can't wait to start in. The stole is going to be beautiful, can't wait to see it finished.

Micky said...

Yeah for all the goodies!
The stole is looking very lovely.