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rebecca
05-06-2006, 10:38 AM
:D Well, since I frogged my sock, I decided to start my MIL's gift for Mother's Day. I am knitting her a lovely Dayflower Lace scarf using a very yummy pink cotton fleece from Brown Sheep (I love Brown Sheep yarn co!!) I cast on last night around 11 & worked for a short while, I hope to finish up today or tomorrow. A very nice, satisfying project ;)

LOL, Sally & I were outside this morning playing ball...I actually caught a shot of her with the ball....so I had to include it :thumbsup:

loveswildflowers
05-06-2006, 10:49 AM
That is just beautiful. I so admire your stitchwork - so intricate and lovely. Your MIL will LOVE it.

nicolethegeek
05-06-2006, 11:28 AM
Very nice! What a lucky MIL!!!

Totalele
05-06-2006, 01:00 PM
That is so beautiful!

margie
05-06-2006, 02:24 PM
So pretty, Rebecca!! What a nice gift. Sally looks like she's having fun with that ball! :D

kemp
05-06-2006, 02:49 PM
Frogged a sock?! Say it isn't so!

The scarf looks wonderful. It'll be great to see it finished.

rebecca
05-06-2006, 02:52 PM
:D Thanks everyone! I should finish up today...a nice, quick knit ;)

Sally does really LOVE to play ball...I'm surprised I actually got a photo :shock: She was in the middle of a head shake :D

Yep, I frogged the a sock...it was aggravating the daylights out of me, so I frogged it & will knit another pair...life's too short for knitting aggravation ;)

Gina
05-06-2006, 03:26 PM
What a beautiful scarf!!! What a lucky MIL!!!

Both my Mom and MIL have passed away :crying: :crying:

rebecca
05-06-2006, 03:45 PM
Thanks so much, Gina...I feel your loss, it's tough not having your mom, especially on holidays. We are blessed to still have my very vibrant MIL @ 81 yrs of age...although, u would NEVER know she was 81!! Still (and always will) miss Mama ;)

bjc1050
05-06-2006, 03:47 PM
Beautiful!

Amber
05-06-2006, 03:53 PM
Lovely pattern and such a pretty color! I'm sure your MIL will :heart: it!

GrandmaLori
05-06-2006, 04:13 PM
I suppose many of us knitters will be thinking of our moms this upcoming weekend. I know it was my mom who taught me to knit, and "insisted" that I learn to hold the yarn the right way and never leave a mistake un-corrected. She gave me her old set of Boye interchangeables, her old pattern books, knitting bag, and her yarn stash a few years ago, decided she was too busy to knit anymore (now that she's 75 she's too busy to knit...seems backward to me). I have taught my oldest daughter to knit, but the younger 3 girls can't seem to get into it.

Ellen Edwards
05-06-2006, 06:22 PM
Wow--I LOVE the generosity of your mom--but you gotta get her back to knittin' again!! :D

Danielle
05-07-2006, 12:21 AM
Beautiful scarf! I'm sure your mil will love it!!

Is Sally a daschund? (sp?) She is too cute!! :heart:

Skater
05-07-2006, 01:24 AM
The scarf is very pretty in pink. Sally is a cutey.

Angelia
05-07-2006, 09:03 AM
Gorgeous scarf Becka (of course ;))! It will make a lovely gift! :thumbsup:

And that Sally is so cute--I want to play ball with her! :heart:

Jan in CA
05-07-2006, 10:01 AM
That's a lovely scarf!

rebecca
05-07-2006, 02:23 PM
:D Thanks everyone!! I will post the FO later on, I've got to block it tonight :D Sally is a minature doxie, although, u can't really tell in the photo ;) and she lives to play ball...it's quite funny watching those short legs go...she's very, very fast :D

Danielle
05-07-2006, 02:30 PM
I love daschunds, and want one so bad, but my parents don't want a dog in the house :( :rollseyes: . The two houses across the street both have red/brown doxies, one is mini, and one is full size. Both are named Buddy. They are so cute!! They love to play with each other! The little Buddy hops through the grass like a little bunny rabbit! :heart:

rebecca
05-07-2006, 02:40 PM
:D Oh, Danielle, I do so hope that you are able to get one some day...mini doxies are FUN & very much full of spirit; very, very intelligent, too! Sally is our 'empty nest' baby; when our youngest child went away for college my husband got her for me...even though he did NOT want a dog!! LOL, he now spoils the dog almost as much as he spoils me ;)

Angelia
05-07-2006, 03:03 PM
:shock: That's one spoiled dog, Becka! ( :heart: Lonnie!!!)

butterflymama
05-07-2006, 04:52 PM
Very, very pretty!

Ahem, Sally looks like she is ready to play more and for you to put the camera down mama. :lol:

rebecca
05-07-2006, 09:08 PM
:D Ahh, yeah, she's very spoiled...almost as much as me....NOT!!!
LOL, it was hard to get that photo of her, too ;) Here I am, on a crutch, throwing the ball, & trying to get a shot when she ran past me :roflhard: :rofling: we were comical to say the least :D

I'm sewing some leaves on the ends of the scarf & then I'll get the photo...I always have to add something to scarves ;)

Angelia
05-07-2006, 09:59 PM
Can't wait to see it! You do such lovely work, Becka! :heart:

Skater
05-07-2006, 10:33 PM
I'm sewing some leaves on the ends of the scarf & then I'll get the photo...I always have to add something to scarves ;)Are you going to do it the way I mentioned I was doing it with the Branching Out scarf, with leaf fringe (leaves hanging down)?

Jouf
05-07-2006, 11:16 PM
Rebecca, great minds think alike! I made this one some time ago, but for my daughter! Tho I must say, your yarn looks MUCH nicer!!

Angelia
05-07-2006, 11:18 PM
That's lovely, Jouf! :inlove:

rebecca
05-08-2006, 12:02 PM
:D Thanks, everyone :D
:D Jouf, your scarf is GORGEOUS!! Why on earth do u say my yarn looks nicer :shock: ...nonsense ;)

No, skater, I didn't do an ICord fringe with this scarf, I don't think my MIL would like it...although, I love, love to work with Icord fringes on scarves :D

I took some quick photos outback earlier this morning (glad I did bc it's about to rain). I am waiting for my cone of Cotton Fleece to arrive so I can do a quick one for my sister for Mother's Day, she's, of course, not my mom, but she is now the matriarch of the family & I want to honor her on Mother's Day...if my yarn gets here fast enough :rollseyes:

Angelia
05-08-2006, 12:05 PM
:inlove: :inlove: :inlove:

Oh, that is beautiful, Becka!! I love the leaves you've added!

wyoknitter
05-08-2006, 12:28 PM
You are pretty darn amazing ! It's just beautiful !

Laura

nicolethegeek
05-08-2006, 01:08 PM
Just stunning work Becka!! :thumbsup:

rebecca
05-08-2006, 04:25 PM
:D Thanks so much, you guys...u make my day ;)

kemp
05-08-2006, 04:44 PM
Three words: GOR GE OUS!!!!!!!!! I :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: the leaves! :inlove: (once more for good measure)

rebecca
05-08-2006, 09:43 PM
:D Thanks so much, Kemp ;) I always have to add an extra touch on scarves, hats, gloves....let's just say, things ;)

I'm so excited...Lonnie has taken a couple of days off for our anniversary & we are riding up to Charleston again...they have a wonderful [http://www.knitk.com/]Yarn shop[/url]; I will be doing some shopping there :thumbsup:

Angelia
05-08-2006, 11:52 PM
:heart: :heart: Lucky you!! Charleston is just beautiful! Have a wonderful time! :eyebrow:

Celine
05-09-2006, 05:38 AM
The scarves are just beautiful!! Where did you get the patterns for them?? On line? I'd love to know! :XX:

rebecca
05-09-2006, 11:14 AM
:D Thanks some more :D
Oh, yes, we love Charleston; it has such heritage & beautiful homes...I love the porches :D LOL, I really love their knitting shop ;), which has moved into a larger space since we were last there :thumbsup:

The scarf pattern can be found right here (http://www.tmooka.net/blogs/stitchingirl/patterns/DayflowerScarf.pdf) in a pdf file...it's really fun to knit ;)

Celine
05-09-2006, 07:16 PM
Rebecca, thank you SO much for posting where I could find the scarf. IT is very beautiful! I did the Falling Leaves one and want to start another "lace" scarf. :XX: This one will do nicely. Thanks again. :happydance: :happydance:

rebecca
05-09-2006, 08:59 PM
You are so welcome! Falling Leaves is my very, very favorite scarf to knit, as a matter of fact, I think I'm going to knit another one...in pink ;)

gimmesanity
05-09-2006, 11:24 PM
That's gorgeous, becca! I :heart: how you added flowers to the bottom - what a great finishing touch!

rebecca
05-10-2006, 08:25 PM
Thanks a bunch! I'm lovin' your avatar ;)

Celine
05-13-2006, 09:05 PM
Your scarf is just beautiful!! Can I ask where you found the pattern?? :XX: :XX:

rebecca
05-14-2006, 02:40 PM
Thanks, my MIL just :heart: loved it! The pattern is right here(pdf file) (http://www.tmooka.net/blogs/stitchingirl/patterns/DayflowerScarf.pdf) :thumbsup:

sara_jayne
05-14-2006, 10:46 PM
Beautiful Rebecca! I love you attention to detail!

rebecca
05-15-2006, 08:23 AM
:D thanks, Sara, that's so sweet ;)

goggo
05-15-2006, 12:18 PM
that's great.thank you.

Ellen Edwards
05-19-2006, 12:19 AM
Oh Becka!! What a beauty!! I'm thinkin' I'm gonna have to try this lacy , pretty , fancy thing!! :heart: