Thursday, August 21, 2008

Three "Bleautiful" Things......

This was the sky last weekend during the heat wave - it was the most beautiful color of blue.

And here is my beautiful blue yarn - (that won a blue ribbon)

And here is the BIG blue ribbon that I won for my crocheted "hobo" bag. I used all the yarn that I spun "learning" to spin - including some Pitt Island Merino and some Gottland from New Zealand from Kathy, and lots of different samples from my teacher Yvonne (check out her "chicken house adventure"!) including alpaca (- a dream to spin), some Correydale and and a whole bunch of colored Angora locks that I hand carded and plied with the Correydale and some other pretty white wool which escapes me now. (the reason it escapes me is because I DIDN"T WRITE IT DOWN, ok, there I said it!) Anyhow, I still got a beautiful Blue ribbon even if I (oh, how embarassing) forgot to tie up a few loose ends...


Michelle at Boulderneigh said...

Congratulations again! What wonderful spinning you do now! I'm still searching for the perfect project for my skein of "fiber samples" from Kathy.

Mim said...

What a wonderful way to use all your samples! And congratulations on all your blue ribbons!

Kathy said...

I am so happy for you, Tina! What neat yarn and bag! You go, Girlfriend! :)

Sharon said...

Oh so good on you Tina. Congratulations. I laughed out loud at your blue sky picture. A bajillion years ago I was moving back to the west coast from Florida and when we saw blue sky in Arizona at a rest stop, we shot the camera heavenward but it was the days of film and the shop didn't develop our shot, deeming it a mistake.

Paula said...

Congratulations Tina, what a pretty bag and luscious yarns. Keep having fun! Paula

aoc gold said...

The Last Rose of Summer

Tis the last rose of summer

Left blooming alone;

All her lovely companions

Are faded and gone;

No flower of her kindred,

No rose-bud is nigh,

to reflect back her blushes,

Or give sigh for sigh.


I'll not leave thee, thou lone one!

To pine on the stem;

Since the lovely are sleeping,

Go, sleep thou with them.

thus kindly I scatter

Thy leaves o'er the bed

Where thy mates of the garden

Lie scentless and dead.

Soon may I follow,

When friendships decay,

And from Love's shining circle

The gems drop away.

When true hearts lie withered,

And fond ones are flown,

O! who would inhabit

This bleak world alone?

~~~by runescape gold