Friday, September 27, 2013

Play Time

 Look who visited!  He wasn't too sure about his first tractor ride.
 Grandpa turned the motor off and let him play a bit.
 Then he was willing to take a ride!  Very cute.  Ashley and I did quite a bit of sewing; she is learning how to quilt and so we cut out and sewed back together......yup, she is hooked!  ( I didn't think to take a picture of the four blocks she got done but we will be sewing again soon so I will do so next time!)
 Today, I cooked up a batch of lavender soap.  The smell is wonderful-I caught a good picture of the gel phase just working its way through the loaf.  The whole thing turns the dark color and then lightens again after it cools.
 I have been working on this hat in fingering weight yarn from KnitPicks.  It is a pattern from PatternFish.  My model is a child's size so the hat is a bit big for her but it fits just right on me!
 The chart comes in this shape so you work the repeat 6 times for the hat.  The G cleff is optional but I wanted to include it.
Look at the cool pattern in makes when completed!  I just love to knit!

9 comments:

  1. Ah, the first tractor ride...a Minota-grandchild milestone!

    The hat is very cool! ;)

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  2. That is too cute! I have pictures of my nieces and nephew on their Grandpa's tractor. The music hat is really neat! Have a good weekend! I am!

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  3. The anonymous comment was mine. I hit the wrong button with my bandage clad finger. "Sigh"

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  4. Ha ha! Yeah, the baby definitely looks unsure in pic 1. The hat is great! Good idea to include the G clefs

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  5. big toy for a small boy - very cute:) what another few years and he'll want to drive around on his own! and I like the hat, that would be a nice gift for any musician - or music fan!

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  6. Love the music hat - and before you know it, that wee one will be driving the tractor.

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  7. The hat is awesome! You are sooo good!

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  8. Wow, what a great hat? Do you play piano?

    I have my last day with grandson-minding tomorrow -- my only day of having them completely alone from wake up (this morning 6:45 for Older Grandson) till Grandad returns from working all day (about 2:30pm)! Hope I can stay calm!

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  9. He really looks like his grandpa.
    I love the hat. It would make a great gift for musical friends.

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