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Monday, October 20, 2008

This N' That

Hi readers, sorry I haven't blogged much in the last week. I haven't stitched much so there wasn't much to talk about and I didn't feel like spending a lot of time online so therefore, no blog entries. I'm tired so this'll be brief and most likely disjointed.

I've worked just a little on Margaret's Round Robin. Here it is so far.


I found a new craft for me to play with, Kumihimo its a form of Japanese braid making. Here's my first attempt, a little rough close to the note, but its getting better.


Finally its almost here! The Knit One Stitch Too retreat (formerly Cross Stitch Cupboard) is here! I am really looking forward to heading out to the Ganenoque Inn after work on Friday and meeting up with Kathy, my roommate this year. This is my fourth time at the retreat and not once have I had the same roommate twice! I wonder, do I snore???

23 comments:

Karin said...

Have a great time at the retreat! Your kumihimo is coming along well.

Lillie said...

Enjoy your time at the retreat!

Becky K in OK said...

Enjoy tge retreat, and say hi to Kathy. Bummer feeling tired. I hope this passes.

Mel in Dubai said...

Hopefully the retreat will banish that tiredness away - have a great time!

Vonna said...

I love your braid :)
And have a super great time at the retreat, I bet Kathy as a roommate is going to be a great, grand, fun time!

Chiloe said...

You may snore !!! lol just kidding.

Have fun at the retrat: I am sooooooo jealous. I'd love to have one like this around here !

Kathy A. said...

If you snore, we are in trouble cause DH tells me often that I snore!
Looking forward to spending some time with you

Julie said...

Have fun at the retreat.
Love the new hobby, that looks interesting.

Cindy F. said...

Your braid is so pretty! Would look gorgeous on Christmas ornaments. Have fun @ the retreat!

Von said...

The local smocking guild is planning to begin a kumihimo project early next year - must be something in the air. :D

Stitchingranny said...

Oh Dani dont stand still or Kathy is lible to paint you - she is Queen of the Paint brush at the moment lol.

Sounds like you are in for a delightful and well earned rest this weekend at your retreat. I hope both you and Kathy have a lovely time.

Anne said...

I wish you to have a great time at your retreat and I'm looking forward to read about it! Take care

Carol R said...

I checked out the retreat - looks like some serious fun there Dani and I expect lots of pictures when you return!

Anonymous said...

Hello Dani, I am looking to learning kumihimo for some time now. Do you happen to have a book that you recommend or instructions on internet that you might share a link of? Thank you beforehand and congratulations on your progress. Ann

Shelleen said...

have fun at the retreat

AnnMcD said...

Love the braid Dani...also I was your roomie last year at our retreat here in Brighton and as I recall you did not snore! Mind you I was asleep at the time, so what do I know?

I'd love to learn how to do the braid...maybe in the evening after we do ornaments????

tkdquintmom said...

Dani, I DO snore so we'd be perfect roomies!!!! Must be a TKD thing, eh? lol....love the braid. Very cool.

Angela said...

Have a great time at the retreat :) Sounds like it would be a lot of fun!

Dawn B. said...

Hope you have fun at the retreat and would love to know more about the Kumihimo. You can eamil me if you like eeyore40_dawn @ yahoo .com

Erynne said...

I love visiting Gan....have fun!

Your braid is so cool! How did you learn to do that?

Sally said...

Have a fantastic time at the retreat Dani!

Artystitches said...

Love the Dragon finish, i looked up about the braiding looks fun!

Tracy said...

Your braid looks great I'll have to look that one up