Color Affection Accomplished

August 1, 2012

I finished my color affection shawl today.  It’s blocking.  It’s a little itchy.  For some reason, I got it in my head that I was knitting with alpaca.  I didn’t.  It’s merino and mohair.  Hence the itchiness.  I think it is a little better.  I picked the yarn more for the colors.  Love the colors.  It turned out well.

color affection blocking

I even made time to make some spaghetti sauce.  Joshua played in his playpen and watched me chop.  I love this sauce.  Most of the stuff is from our garden, supplemented by some farmer’s market tomatoes and an onion from the whole foods.  But mostly from the garden.  :-)

making spaghetti sauce

Lastly, my little man helped me fold laundry.  And he showed off his teeth.  Such a sweet little boy.  Melts my heart every day.

my little helper showing off his teeth


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