Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Yarn Along!!

I did not finish all my Christmas knitting before Christmas,
I have lofty goals.

I finished my pretty purple Donnie's Hat 
after Christmas.
It is done, mailed and received.

 I put a pom-pom on it, I think this is the best pom-pom I have ever made.
I googled "how to make a pom-pom" and found a site that used a fork.
I wish I had taken pictures, I used a meat fork as I wanted it a little larger,
it was so easy and I think it looks great!!

I made my usual tags for it, 
I always cut up the yarn tag and include that as well.

And you will never believe what I have moved on to...

another Donnie's Hat, in blue.

And I want to start reading again, 
fingers crossed that my memory will kick in.
I ordered this book with my Paperwhites at Amazon.com.

If I can't read it, at least it will look pretty
sitting on the shelf!
* wink * 

I am joining Ginny at Small Things 
for
Yarn Along


22 comments:

  1. Both colours are pretty. The pom-pom is beautifully made.

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  2. Love the pompon!
    I have given up on attempting to read..... It takes too much time away from knitting.
    But I have figured out how to listen to books on audible. That counts,right?!

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  3. That totally reminds me...I meant to do a Pom Pom for the toddler hat I just finished...but I was so relieved to finished the dang thing that I totally forgot! Good thing I have extra yarn! Xoxo Andrea @ This Knitted Life

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  4. Debbie, you are very creative. I admire your work and that beautiful pompom!
    Greetings

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  5. The hat came out beautiful...nice job:) Ever tried audio books while you knit? Works like a charm and you can download them free from your local library and once they are downloaded they will not expire until you delete them.

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  6. You are amazing! Love the hat with the pompom, so very pretty and cute.

    I hope you'll enjoy reading also; don't know what I'd do without books. :)

    xoxo

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  7. Good morning, sweet lady! I just LOVE how your Donnie's at turned out. It's absolutely perfection :)

    I hope your New Year is off to a fabulous start. Hugs to you!

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  8. Debbie gorgeous cap.
    It has a beautiful color and nice pattern.
    He made it very carefully, carefully.
    Greetings from the cold Polish.
    Lucia

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  9. Your hat looks great. The book sounds interesting. I'll see if our library has it.

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  10. i like your pom pom and your tags, too. :)

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  11. My daughter gets a lot of use out of her hats! :-)

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  12. Love the hat and the pompom. I can wait to hear how about your book. There is nothing better than a good murder mystery to sit down with during the cold winter months. Hugs!

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  13. Your knitting always makes me want to go out and buy a hat even though I know full well I won't wear it because my head gets to hot. Beautiful work.

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  14. Looks great! I wear a toque about 6 months of the year, so getting the right one is important. Got a fluorescent orange to wear during hunting season this year.

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  15. Oooo great hats - and yes indeed, a perfect pom-pom!

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  16. Your hat is just fabulous, great job on the pom pom too, isn't it wonderful when you can give a gift and you feel totally happy with it!! Love that color blue you are doing now.... enjoy the book ;)

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  17. Ooops forgot to say how much I love your tag too, great touch to go along with it!!

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  18. I would say that you are becoming an expert in this craft. I love the blue color that you are working on. It is my favorite color of all. The book looks like a good one too and the cover is cute or maybe attractive is a better word. Hugs~

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  19. Lovely hat. I'm sure it's softness and warmth are appreciated. Hope the book is a good read.

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