Thursday, September 25, 2014

Autumn is here!

I finished the Candy Corn Coasters. Aren't they cute?
I am starting to decorate for Autumn. The wreath is on the front door and the box of Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations has been retrieved from its basement storage. I really need to make a few more autumn decorations. I am not sure I will have the time this year, but I will see what I can do.
I am knitting away on my mom's vest. Actually, I was so happy knitting a couple of rows here and a couple of rows there that I knit right past the required length prior to starting a pattern. Ugh.....more frogging. Only 4 rows though and now I am back on track. 
This is a close-up of the k2,p4 pattern at the top. I am in the midst of armhole shaping now. Whew. I am on a roll.
Hubby and I thoroughly enjoyed having our children home for a brief visit. At one point our son gravitated to the craft room basement to play some video games. 
What a joy to have noise of the beeps and crashes back in the house. Usually our daughter will join him and there will also be the screams and laughs of competition, but she was busy studying for an actuarial exam. Still we had a few nice dinners out and some very enjoyable time together.

Thanks for stopping by!


mamasmercantile said...

Wonderful family time, you can't beat it.

Irene said...

Hello Cathy

A beautiful Autumn decoration, the vibrant colours are gorgeous.
And your Mom's vest is certainly coming along. I'm not a knitter but the pattern for the top looks brilliant.


CathieJ said...

No you definitely can't. I am so looking forward to the holidays when we will all be together again.

CathieJ said...

Thank you. I am fairly new to knitting so this is a little challenging.

Katie said...

Love the finishes. So cute! My son plays video games. Even though sometimes I complain cause the noise I can't imagine life without it.

butterfly said...

lovely cany corn coasters , your knitting is looking lovely.
Happy days with the family.

Donna said...

Love the coasters! It's starting to look a lot like Fall lately :-)

CathieJ said...

Thank you. I enjoy the Fall colors so I am sort of glad it is here.