Monday, July 14, 2014

Countdown to Bendi!

It's rather cold outside this morning...I see we had a decent frost overnight leaving the grass white and crunchy this morning.  Although there was frost sitting atop various things around the garden, photos just didn't seem to capture it, and at zero degrees I had no desire to do more outside after seeing to chooks, kookaburras and magpies lol  The sun is out now, so it looks like it should be a lovely day.

I'm on countdown now till I head to Bendigo for the wool show and a nice long weekend away with a group of girls from one of the Ravelry Groups. 3 more sleeps!!!!  Can you imagine how excited I am??  It's been about 10 or maybe even more years since I went away for more than a night on a girls time out type of thing.   I head off on Thursday morning..... early, since I have to drop eldest son (who is currently living with us and without a car), into Wang...... a great excuse to just keep on going and get an early start to my time away :)   It means when I get to Bendigo I get to do a bit of exploring of shops, perhaps catch up with somebody for a coffee and head into the Woollen Mills to look for some wool to make a nice big blanket/afghan for our queen sized bed!  I'm looking to crochet one with a few different colours....... not sure yet of the pattern (I had been leaning towards the corner to corner, but I may change my mind)....... I'm thinking something with stipes........ and since our bedroom is very small and doesn't get huge amounts of direct sunlight into it, the colours need to be warm, yet bright and light................ hmmm, does that even make sense???   I have the swatches that were sent out by the woollen mills so I can at least begin to get some idea of colours....... if I could just choose a pattern!!


Naturally I have a list of various knitting and crochet associated items I'll be looking out for........ I've been saving up ....... the money from selling some of soaps and eggs is being used to stock up at Bendi!   It will be a weekend of woolly pleasures and I'll be sure to get some photos so I can tell you all about it when I get back on Sunday (although it could be another day or two before I get my post up lol).

Meantime, I want to get the house cleaned up, a bit of baking done, that horrid ironing pile up to date ......blah blah blah........ you know...... in the hopes that when I return the house will still be sparkling with minimal cleaning/ chores to attend to ........ cause I will likely want to use my last week of hols to play with all my Bendi goodies!!
Hope you all have a fantastic week.........
Hugs Sharm

5 comments:

Kaisievic said...

Have fun, my friend.

Christine M said...

Have a wonderful time, Sharm. I'm sure you will!

Sheryl S. said...

This sounds like fun. Hope you have a good time and find the perfect colours and pattern.

shez said...

Hi Sharm have an awesome time in Bendigo,yes it's freezing here as well.xx

Mrs. Doug said...

Hope your having a great time!!!