After 28 years working behind an office desk 8 to 5 - 5 days a week, I officially retired on April 30th! The last 3 1/2 months I have been taking time to relax, recreate, reconnect with family, friends, my home, my kitchen, and enjoying knitting time more than ever!
obsessions responsibilities left behind, I find myself infatuated with new avenues like, The Pottery Barn, home organization ( I have purchased enough baskets and bins to stock a small shop- but OH how fabulous my cabinets, closets and drawers look), Pinterest, thrift shopping, cooking and canning.....yes lots and lots of green beans and tomatoes-I am so fortunate to have such a wonderful teacher-My Mom!
Looking forward, you may even see a few of my favorite recipes posted soon. Actually I whipped up a Delightful Red Pepper Shrimp dish this week that The Gardener and MIL ranted and raved about (thanks go to my cousin, Sharon). This is wonderful when served over your favorite pasta!
(Look for the recipe posting soon)
Lastly pictures of one of my latest finished knit, The Vaudeville Shawl. What a Fun & Funky piece that I Love, Adore and Worship!
This was knit using #5 needles with 2 skeins of Rowan Kidsilk Haze, color Wicked; 2 skeins of Rowan Kidsilk Haze, color Blushes; 2 skeins of Rowan Pure Wool 4 ply, color Shale and 2 skeins Rowan Pure Wool 4 ply, color Black.
Vaudeville was a rather pricey project, but my opinion...well worth it! With quite a bit of yarn left over there may be an accompanying hat coming soon.
Hugs & Purls!