Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Abrey's Blanket, Hat, and Booties

Finally, as promised, here is the blanket, hat and booties I made for Aubrey.  I used Bernat Baby Jacquards in "Boys and Girls", and a size F crochet hook.  The blanket is made in single/double/single then double/single/double stitch.  The hat is made in double crochet and the booties are made in half-double crochet.  This yarn is super soft.  Now all we need is for Aubrey to join us!  Two more weeks until due date, which means she could actually arrive any day now!  I'm so excited!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

What's On Your Bucket List

My granddaughter recently asked me "What's on your bucket list".  You know, the list of things you'ld like to do before you kick the bucket!  To be honest, I couldn't think of one thing.  I told her, "In order to have a bucket list, a person has to plan.  I don't plan.  I just let life happen to me."

Now, I am up for almost any new experience that isn't:: 1.  dangerous  2.  illegal  3.  beyond my physical abilities.  It's just that I couldn't think of anything at the time.

Yesterday I got a swim suit top I purchased through http://www.hydrochic.com/  They sell modest swimsuits, and I really wanted a modest swimwuit.  Here is a picture of the top I purchased:

I really like this because it is very modest.  The fabric feels great, too.  And it came with a detatched swim bra, which I like because it is more versatile than one that would be attached.  For bottoms, I confess that I bought a pair of mens black swim trunks from Kmart becaue they were much cheaper than any women's swim shorts I could find online.  And I wanted swim shorts, not swim panties.

Anyhow, I told my granddaughter that my swimsuit top arrived and now all I needed was to find a place to use it.  She suggested I go to the pool, but sadly, I can't swim!  "Well, there you go!" she said.  "Something for you bucket list!  Learn how to swim!"  She assures me there are adult swim classes and that they can actually "teach an old dog new tricks".  I'm not sure I could learn how to swim, but I am sure I could try.

So now I have something on my bucket list...learn to swim!  Wish me luck!

Tuesday, June 22, 2010


Today I finished the matching booties to Aubrey's blanket, and even started the hat.  I will post pictures soon.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Baby blanket finished!

I have the baby blanket finished for little Aubrey, who will be joining us soon!  Now on to the booties and hat!  Will post pics when I'm finished.

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