Sunday, March 21, 2021

Among the Cracks of the Day

The first day of Spring was more like winter again for us today!  These sunflowers shivered throughout the day!
A lot of this went on through the day, too!  
The weather threatened rain several times and even a few sprinkles dampened the project!
While I wasn't being a gopher, I finished the last of the 80 units for the Mystery QOV!
They are now bagged up and will wait for clue 4 this week.
While Matthew was working on the pool area, Bill was working on painting the ceiling in the family room.  This room will be a bit upside down for a few more days because we will be painting the walls, too!  
I dashed into the sewing room 
and recovered the patio footstool cushion
 and then made a pillow to match.
I have a lot of this print out of outdoor fabric so I will make a whole bunch of pillows for the chaise lounges 
and deck chairs in the lanai.
By evening when we had to give up on painting the pool decking because of rain, I was glad to be done with the clean-up and hit the couch, cat on lap and sock knitting in my hands! 
 I ran out of yarn (size 12 socks to blame!) for the second sock--so, here is another reason to knit toe-up--I unraveled the first sock at the top and used the yarn to knit up on the second until they were both the same height!   

I now have a finished and matching,
 pair of man-socks for middle son!  
Too bad I didn't have them done before he headed home!

7 comments:

  1. Can’t wait to see the finished paint jobs! The new pillows will be a fun accent.

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  2. Now that's some major spring cleaning you've got going on! Those cushions are beautiful!
    It was more like winter here yesterday too. We took Pup for a walk and I nearly froze to death. It should warm up a bit today.

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  3. That's a busy day! You have me looking forward to sunflowers this year!

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  4. My goodness you're busy at your house! I hope everything continues to go smoothly. What color are you painting your family room? The patio looks great!
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  5. There is nothing cozier than a photo of knitting and a kitty lounging on your foot cushion.

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  6. Everything is going to look so fresh! Good luck getting your painting done!

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  7. You packed slot into your weekend! The QOV mystery is coming along nicely.

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