30 September 2010

warmth vs. warmth I guess....

It was eighty-two degrees yesterday.

September twenty-ninth for crying out loud!

But with any luck this weather won't hold for long. Isn't that such an odd thing to say: I don't want to warmth anymore?

It's true though. I want my warmth elsewhere. I want to wrap up in this...

elspeth shawl


It's almost done.

It's from the Lion Brand free pattern called Elspeth. ( You know, I even love the name!) I love all the baubles and the scallop trim and it worked up rather quick with all those openwork bits. I am adding a few extra rows though for extra snuggliness. ( blogger tells me that isn't a word! blogger apparently doesn't crochet...)

I'm making it up in Vanna's Choice in Linen for washability. My boys are notorious blanket thieves so I know this is bound to end up under the sofa and covered in crumbs sooner or later.( but if you saw their sweet faces, you wouldn't be able to refuse them either...)

Of course the best part is I can remember where I started it every time I slip it on....

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Yum! look at that will you? The gorgeous Woodstock Inn on the Millstream. Such a zen little spot, loaded with hammocks and gliders and shady spots and don't even get me started on how sweet and crazy helpful our girl Bonnie was!

oh sunny breakfasts, I miss you so....

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Jill ( the super-talented shutterbug ) tells the story better than I do, and she has three (!) posts full of beautiful shots of our weekend on her blog. Clicky clicky to go see...

Have you been to Woodstock, NY before? You should go. There's so much easy beauty there. And while you put your feet up and listen to the river...

Gomez will sit on your lap.

Gomez, your host.

Who could want more than that?


Annnnd, the forecast is telling more warmth to come. Looks like there's no rush... I can sit with my hook and dream about the millstream a few days more.....

3 comments:

affectioknit said...

I love the Elspeth - so pretty - I almost wish I needed another shawl - maybe I'll make it for a Christmas present...

Cheryl Arkison said...

I've been so thankful for the warmth lately. Then again, we had snow and rain and cold for almost all of the month.

Jill said...

Awwww, Gomez. Such a nice boy.

I'm thinking of buying some crochet stuff this weekend... maybe make an attempt. The baby blanket will be done in 4 rows!

WOO HOO!