Well, on to my second post. I spent quite a bit of Thursday making a batch of Baklava to take to the Old/New member PTA board dinner ( me being a new member--in charge of Skate Night next school year). I met some nice people there, and offered my services for the Fall Festival that will be held, well, next fall ( Late September/ Early October). The batch of Baklava I made yesterday turned out great. I did have my doubts after I pulled out the Phyllo Dough out of the freezer. I had 2 packages (different brands) and both packages fell apart. I even thawed them in the microwave and I had to take pieces of the dough to layer. I don't think I had more than 2 unbroken sheets in both packages. Oh well!! It worked and tasted great.
Since this is supposed to be a knitting blog, I'll bring you up to date on my knitting projects. I am almost finised with the 2nd sleeve of my Klaralund. I am using Noro Silk Garden # 87. Very bright and pretty. I hope to get the bed in the spare bedroom cleared off this weekend and get Klaralund blocked. I want to get it stitched up and some pics taken so the hubby can show me how to incorporate them onto my blog. Whats a knitting blog without pics of knitting.
I am also starting Bonne Marie's Scoop du Jour in Lion Brand Cotton Ease --Banana Cream. I made a swatch a couple weeks ago and my gauge was spo on with the recommended needles but after I started knitting it, I decided to up the size of the sweater and go down a needle size to get a bit tighter knit. I found some really cute flower buttons from Hancock's which I will show as soon as I know how to show photos.
Of course, I always have some socks I am working on. I have one started in Meilenweit Multiringel # 5090 ( Yellow, Pink, Orange and kind of Rusty Red ). Just a basic sock ( 1X1 ribbing) . I also found a great deal on 4 different patterns of Confetti Sock Yarn on ebay. They are new Spring colors . I got 2 skeins each of 1003,1004,1005 and 1006. I am going to start with 1005 since if has shades of Pink Yellow, Orange and White and will match my Scoop du Jour.
I also need to start a pair of socks in Socotta # 14 ( blue and green ocean colors for a friends birthday---her favorite place is the ocean).
I hope everyone has a Happy Day. I need to go to my sons 3rd grade awards ceremony and then help out at the end of the year party.