Monday, March 09, 2009

SP Goodies and other stuff

It's been a while. I made it through that major snow fall we had last week. I actually took off from work last Monday. This little joker( He's my little baby Jack) kept me company all day.He loves being the center of attention. This is him trying to get my attention while I was knitting.

I started and finished this dress,

but didn't post it until now, because I had to find the right buttons for the dress. Mr. D's cousin is having a baby, and the shower is next weekend. I figured I'd throw something together for her. Of course I had to make an apple hat to match the dress. I still have to make the shoes, which by the way will be Mary Janes. I'll post them after I make them.

I received a lovely package in the mail the other day,

but this is actually my first time on my computer in days. All I can say is that my secret pal is amazing. I still don't know who she is, because she has one more package to send me, but I CAN'T WAIT to find out who she is. I swear she's my fairy godmother.

The first thing I opened was this lovely Misti Alpaca yarn. I love Misti Alpaca, but I've never worked with 4 ply before. I can't wait to work this up.

This lovely ball of yarn is 100% bamboo. My mine is churning as to what lovely design I can work this in to.

I think this Marble yarn is beautiful. I'm thinking I might make a shrug out of this.

I didn't even know that Cascade had 100% Alpaca. This lace yarn is gorgeous and I love power blue. I'll be saving this baby for a pretty shawl.

When I work with cables, I only like to work with wooden cable hooks or double pointed needles. The metal ones are slippery, and I'm not crazy about the plastic ones. I don't know how she knew, but I needles a new set of wooden cable needles as I've misplaced 2 out of the set I already did have. She sent me bamboo ones. I LOVE them!!!!

The next thing I opened was 8 ounces of Alpaca Roving. I can't wait to spin this baby up. It feels so good.

Last but not least, was Pink Grapefruit body spray from Bath and Body Works. Awesome!!!!! I love citrus scents.

Secret Pal, I wish I knew who you were already. You are the best. Thank you so so much. I love everything!!!!

I should be back in a few days, as I have more to post about. I'm just too tired to type anymore tonight. This time change is kicking my butt.


Mariss said...

The apple outfit is adorable! Love it!

Your secret pal is a goddess.

Susan said...

That outfit is too cute! It came out so fabulous.

What a wonderful SP package, too.

Anonymous said...

I'm so glad you liked the package!

Yer secret pal

Sheila said...

Andrea the dress is downright adorable and the buttons are too cute!!

I finally get to see baby jack... what a cutie. Now I need a pic of Byron...hehe

Ok you SP is the Bombdiggity... everything is lovely.

Anonymous said...

Ahh, the little dress and hat is very cute! Wow, your secret pal is so generous..I've never participated in a secret pal ring. Looks like you hit the jack-pot.

Tanya said...

Isn't nice when someone does somethng so wonderful out of the blue. Love, love, love the apple dress and hat.


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