Sunday, July 31, 2005

A Little Guest

Look who came to visit! Monkey and his mom, "Kristo". You may have met them before at their home-blog, "busternme".

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Monkey is tired and needed a big sleep-in.

Kris and I kept Monkey busy all day yesterday shopping. We visited the two local yarn shops and the yarn section of every department store in town. She was looking for just the right pattern to use with a gorgeous merino wool coming on sale soon at We found the perfect pattern at "Aunt Debbie's". It is in the "Drops, Strikkedesign, nr. 78", (model #11, follow the link, it's the third photo from the right on the bottom row).

We also traipsed through all the accessory departments looking for a suitable sash for her wedding dress. Wouldn't you know it, we found exactly what we wanted at another LYS, "Chilliwack Wool & Craft Shop". I'll be knitting an exquisite lace and bead sash for her. I've got it started and we held it up to her wedding dress and it looks MAWvelous DAWling.

Sorry, no pictures of the wedding dress itself, but I can give you a bit of a sneak preview of the sash.

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dragon knitter said...

congrats on the upcoming wedding! i want to incorporate knits/crochet into mine, but my daughter refuses to wear the i do shrug that was in knitty, so i'm not sure what i'm going to do. maybe i'll just make shawls for the moms and me? we'll see, lol. it's going to be a mid-september wedding. again, congrats!

hockey mom said...

Umm, so pretty. Congratulations on the upcoming wedding.

Monkey has certainly been a busy monkey lately. I'm going to be making the pig out of the same book for my son.

It looks like the perfect next project to me.

Maggie Ann said...

Thats gorgeous! and oh, how blessed your Kris is to have you for her Mama. I enjoy both of your blogs when I come visiting. Looking forward by blogging to hearing abit about the wedding. Congratulations to the happy couple!