Saturday, October 06, 2007

Look What My Mom Did!

I'm so proud of my Mom. This is her very first lace project:


This is the Swallowtail Shawl from Interweave Knits Fall 2006. She used KnitPicks Bare yarn and dyed it a darker ecru color.

I''m so proud! We had a few phone consultations (they live in Idaho, I live in Oklahoma) but they were few and far between. I can't wait to see it in person!

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I'm excited because my parents are coming for a visit in about a week and a half. Of course that means I've got to shovel out this room, but is desperately needs it and I need a deadline to actually get it done. :-)

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Yesterday was my wonderful, awesome husband's birthday, and the kids were totally mystified that he didn't want a party, or a card, or--gasp--no presents, just a cake and a nice dinner with us. The three of us sang happy birthday to him, and despite Ryan claiming he didn't know the words (he's 3), he sang just as loudly as the rest of us. It was SO cute!

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I hope everyone is having a great weekend!

8 comments:

Opal said...

Beautiful Swallowtail! Both you and your Mom have every right to be proud. :)

BadCatDesigns said...

You should totally be proud! That is lovely! And your Spring Thing too. You are so productive. I am not sure what address to send you the invite, so go to my blog and use the link on the left side to join!

Romi said...

It's gorgeous and so is your mother! Happy belated to your hubby. :)

Louisa said...

Your mom's Swallowtail is nearly as lovely as she is! And your Spring Things Shawl is gorgeous too. Do you ever sleep?

Dipsy said...

Ohhh, this is absolutely beautiful! You and your Mom have every right to be proud - this is some fantastic work you're doing! Congratulations!

ClaireEJ said...

Stunning! Beautiful, the shawl and your Mum!

marti said...

Wow! Your mom did a great job. And happy belated birthday to your DH.

Jane said...

Your mom rocks! She did a terrific job!