Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Greetings from the city place.
  
We had a house itty bitty condo full of loved ones as
Kate and her family of 5 lost power at their home earlier this week due to all the icky weather we have been experiencing. We all snuggled in for a day and night of fun with the little guys, and stores of patience in the crowded space from all of us big people.
Good thing for Legos and crayons for the grandsons,
a few good reads for Kate (some from our building's leave a book/take a book room...such a great idea),
and knitting needles for me.
 
And good wine on hand for us both. 
 
I did manage to get my big orange sweater completed just in time for a snow packed morning.

Pendleton made with Empire by Jill Draper
Now onto socks for a friend.

It's quiet here now.
Too quiet.
I do so love when I am surrounded by laughter and fun and a bit of chaos.
It just works a whole lot better at the farm!
Stay warm my friends,
~Joan
 
 
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18 comments:

Hartwood Roses said...

What a beautiful sweater!!

I know the feeling about the grandkids. Love it while they're here, and love the quiet when they've gone home.

Sue Speechley said...

Love that sweater, the colour looks great on you. What fun but as you say a bit crowded for comfort!

Nellie said...

Wonderful work on the sweater! Stay warm!

TexWisGirl said...

the sweater looks GREAT!!!

Beth said...

The orange sweater is beautiful!

kmac said...

GREAT job on the sweater! And love that color.

Buttons said...

Oh how I love the sound of chaos and giggles makes me happy just thinking about it. LOVE LOVE the orange sweater. Hug B

doodles n daydreams said...

It sounds like you had heaps of fun, even if it was a bit crowded.
The orange jersey is lovely, my mothers favourite colour.

Diana

Lynne said...

Gorgeous sweater . . . sorry about no power, thanks to you, cuddling in the condo . . . " The Warmth" must have felt wonderful!

Kelly Ramstack said...

Congrats on finishing your sweater - it's BEAUTIFUL! I'm working on my very first cardigan and I'm so nervous that it's not going to fit in the end. It's on the back burner right now until I finish Christmas gifts.

melody said...

What a beautiful sweater!

Debbie said...

love, love, love that sweater, orange is so often overlooked!!

i can only handle chaos for a day or two....then the quiet is deafining ;)

go figure!!

Rose said...

Lots of memories made during this time!

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

Joan,
I pattern on your sweater is gorgeous. I also like the color. I think orange is a fabulous color. Merry Christmas. Christa

Nancy Claeys said...

Oh, that sweater is beautiful and looks nice and warm!

I've had my boy here for the past few days and it's a re-adjustment for us all, but a good one. xo

Lisa Sall - Sall's Country Life said...

That sweater is gorgeous, it looks warm and perfect for a cold wintery day like we are having!I scrolled all the way back to your harley ride (trying to catch up) So many wonderful posts, you have a blessed life, it's clear. You must have some of your photos of that Oak framed I hope!!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

The new sweater is gorgeous! Happy Holidays my friend!

Nancy said...

Beautiful sweater, and that yarn for the socks is yummy!