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On My Needles

Break in between piano lessons. Sitting in the garden, knitting. Here’s what’s on my needles…

An almost finished doll dress…

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A Little Something Sweet

Sheesh! I’ve been away from this blog for a LONG time! Life has brought some lovely changes our way lately.

First of all, we moved a few months ago, and now we are WAY closer to the Waldorf school were, in a mere three weeks, both of my girlies will be in full day school, five days a week! I know, whoa, what’s a mama to do?! Well, I am seriously ramping up my piano lessons (I teach at Wildflower School of Music in Dripping Springs). And I also hope to be able to spend more time knitting and developing patterns again.

The one I’ve been developing lately is a sweet little doll dress. It fits both our Waldorf dolls, and our 18 inch American girl dolls. And it looks adorable on both!

I have two more on my needles right now, but here is a photo of the one I have finished so far.

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And, if you are curious about the move, here are some photos of the new place… Which just happens to be our own little mini farm!

The girls new bedroom……

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The new gate that Mark built for my beautiful garden…….

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Sprinkler play in the back yard……

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The new chicken coop…….

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The new baby bunnies…….

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The new goat……

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And last, but not least, the new kitties…..

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Now y’all probably need some time to process all this sweetness, so I’ll let you have a moment to yourselves… See you soon!

xo
Annie

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Half Lotus Bunting

Recently I’ve rediscovered my love of crocheting. And it’s come in the form of crocheted buntings, or garlands. I started with granny triangle buntings, which I am still loving, but have started branching out to other shapes as well. And today I worked up these little lovies that I’m calling the Half Lotus Bunting. It’s for a special mama I know…shhh, don’t tell my mom!

More finished pics and free pattern to come!

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my first socks!

Two thirds of the way into my first pair of socks and I am just smitten! They are adorable little bed socks that will be perfect with a pair of clogs… If only I hadn’t given my clogs away… Guess I’ll have to get another pair!

I’m using the Turkish Bed Socks pattern by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas.

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And now, the hunt for more fabulous sock yarn begins!

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Last Minute Gift Hat Class

Tis the season to scramble and get those last minute gifts made.

My dear friend Alycia has offered to host a last minute gift class at her house. So gather up that beautiful worsted weight yarn you have laying around and join us for some serious knitting fun!

We’ll be making Gail Bable’s Waffle Hat (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/waffle-hat). It’s great for men, women or children.

When: Thursday 12/9 & Thursday 12/16, 9:00-11:00AM

Where: Alycia Schwartz’s house in South Austin

Fee: $40, you bring your supplies

Please email me at happydaymomma@gmail.com to sign up.

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thankful…

Here’s what I’m thankful for this week:

… time to work on my purewool longies…

… my beautiful new baby…

… my beautiful big girl…

… my amazing husband…

… my wonderful parents…

… family…

… flowers…

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Sweet Baby Girl

This has nothing to do with knitting, but isn’t my baby sweet and cute?! Guess I’m partial, but, you know.

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