February 15, 2012

Boy, Have I Been Yarning Along!

Well, gang, having nearly finished my diabetic education classes and nearly recovered from the plague, I am finally back, and I have certainly missed you all!  While I was bed-ridden (well, recliner-ridden) with bronchitis, and blessed that my Good Man husband was home to take care of the SuperToddler, I have been crocheting like some kind of machine and tearing through books at an alarming rate.  I didn't have the energy to do anything else, but especially once the cabin fever set in, I had to do something to occupy my time!  I tried a bit of knitting, as well, but let me just say from experience, when you're really sick is not the best time to try and practice a new skill.  I quickly went back to what I know best.

As you can see, the result was certainly substantial!  I now have three finished baby blankets for the local charity, and am about 1/3 of the way through a fourth.  Now that I've done a few of them, I understand even better why my mother always enjoyed making these so much, and her insistence that they work up really quickly.  My first one was rather a long slog, but I've gotten much faster at it by now.  Next big project--crocheting a new set of cotton dishcloths for my wonderful mother-in-law's birthday (good thing she's not a big fan of surfing the internet, so she doesn't really read my blog).  It's good to be back from the undead!


  1. such beautiful blankets..what a blessing they will be!! Hoping your health is improving! Happy Knitting!!

  2. Glad you are beginning to feel better. Love the blankets!

  3. You were very busy! So glad you are on the mend.

  4. Welcome back, glad you feel better and hope it stays that way. Lovely blankets all, great work.

  5. How wonderful to knit the blankets for charity! Such love put into them...

  6. Wow, I'm glad you are feeling better but your plague work is great!

  7. thank you for stopping by!

    I love the baby blankets - some of my favorite yarns (at least judging by the amount of it in my stash!)

    Glad you are feeling better


  8. Wow! You were productive! I can't knit that fast well, much less sick.


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