Thursday, November 30, 2006

Autumn Leaves

So much to catch up on! This is (obviously) a picture of a tree in full Autumn bloom - part of the magic that was the Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck. How convenient that my other knitting group, Project Knitaway chose "Autumn Leaves" as the November challenge...

This is not the best picture, but this is my Autumn Leaves inspired scarf (lightly blocked). The pattern is Brooke's Column of Leaves Scarf by Brooke Nelson. I love the pattern and have enjoyed working on it so far. The yarn is a Rhinebeck purchase. Brooks Farm Acero (I think color 52). Superwash wool/silk/viscose. Love it! Hopefully I will finish this scarf sooner than later so I can actually wear it this season.

In other news, I'M BACK! Hunky Boyfriend is now Hotty Hubby. We got married November 18 and honeymooned immediately afterwards in Italy. I tried to yarn shop in Florence, but all I could find was 11 skeins of Italian cashmere. Sucks to be me.

I have been knitting quite a bit and promise to update more regularily!


Anonymous Christina said...

Yeah, she's back! Congratulations!!! Hope you had a great time on your honeymoon. Can't wait to see pics...

7:44 PM  
Blogger HPNY Knits said...

hey! welcome back to blogland!
that is a pretty scarf. I love this pattern, and the yarn looks yummy.

7:51 PM  
Anonymous Necia said...

Congratulations Annie. How's the baby doing, are you getting any bigger? Did you happen to find out the sex?
Nosey necia wants to know!


8:10 PM  
Blogger Areli said...

Welcome back and Congratulations!!

Your scarf is looking so gorgeous, and only 11 skeins of Italian cashmere, poor you :-)

10:08 PM  
Blogger Liz K. said...

Welcome home, Mrs. Married Knitter! Congratulations!

10:58 PM  
Blogger Mary, Mary... said...

Che bella, signora! Congrats, rub the belly and knit while you can! thanks for the leaf shot.

12:42 AM  
Blogger Hilde C. said...

Good to have you back in blogland! Congratulations!
The scarf looks beautiful, so does the colour :-)

7:11 AM  
Blogger lobstah said...

Congrats and welcome back! Ahh, Italy (and cashmere)!

8:01 AM  
Blogger Harlem Purl said...

Your absence is understandable, sometimes Life does get in the way.
Congrats again and happy to have you back.

12:08 PM  
Blogger Sourire11 said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Happy to have you back.

1:08 PM  
Blogger schrodinger said...

Congratulations!! It's good to see you back. That scarf is looking beautiful, perfect for this time of year.

And cashmere? what a perfect honeymoon it was ;)

5:10 PM  
Blogger Sssarahevt said...

Yeay! Congrats on the wedding!!!!! And the scarf is all around!

11:27 AM  
Blogger mle said...

Congratulations! gorgeous scarf!

1:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations!!! That's so exciting :)

Lovely scarf...great yarn choice.

12:08 PM  
Blogger lomester said...

WOW! Congratulations.

I love the baby sweater - you are doing a great job!

3:02 PM  

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