Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Rainy Wednesday..........

I don't have anything new started with knitting.  Just trying to concentrate on getting wip's finished which isn't easy at this time of year.  I've been purchasing bedding plants here and there as the quality seems to be really good right now.  Later on in June everything seems to be picked over so in the meantime I store them in the garage and pull them out during the day to get some sun.

Today I was scarifying (scarification) the sweet pea seeds, and also the nasturtium seeds.  The sweet pea's I've started in the tray pictured below.  The nasturtium's are soaking in luke warm water and tomorrow I'll plant them in trays as well.  So hopefully in 10 days I'll see some sprouts and in mid June transplant them outside.

I just realized that I have finished my Multnomah Shawl.  It's been so cold and rainy here today that I've been wearing it and totally forgot to blog about it.  This shawl was a fast knit, and I loved this yarn Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light.  Pattern:  Multnomah designed by Kate Flagg.  The shawl pin was bought from Twist of Fate out of Kamloops, British Columbia at Fibre Week in Olds, Alberta June 2009.  Hopefully I'll make it there again this year.
Here's hoping you are having better weather than we are....I'm looking forward to some sun after four days of rain.  
Take care and Happy Knitting!

1 comment:

Jody said...

That is a lovely shawl pin Charlene.... the brown colour blends beauituflly with the green of your shawl. I luv green too.
If I lived in Alberta again I would definitely go to the Olds College Fibre happenings!!
I heard you guys in the west might be getting snow:( It's going to be high humidity here this weekend with rain....oh those thunderstorms are a coming!