Yarny Goodness!

Another super exciting fun knitblog

  • November Knit Goals

    I'm prone to being a scatterbrain, so I try to make a short list of things to accomplish each month (lest I have 27 different non matching socks).

    Same as last month: Sleep more. Study more. Knit more. Sleep more.

  • Sweater-a-Month 2008

    Cabled Hoodie: Cascade 220 - Needs seams

    Urban Aran

    Mariah: Ella Rae Classic

    Tricot

    Tubesque: Noro Garden + ???

    CeCe: Silky Wool

    Lucy in the Sky

    Rogue: Handspun - Needs seams

    Elizabeth Zimmermann's Bog Jacket

    Ribbi Cardi: Cotton Ease (Blue/White)

    Ruffled Surplice (spring 07 Interweave): Yard TBD

    Red Carpet Convertible

    Silk Corset Top: Alchemy Synchronicity

    Eyelet Rib Cardi (inspired by Spring 07 Interweave)

    Bella Paquita: Shelridge? Karabella? Sublime?

    A top down set in sleeve sweater (a la Barbara Walker)

    Giselle

    Vintage Pink (Raspberry) Cardigan - FINISHED!!

Lazy (non knitting) Days

Posted by Amber on August 19, 2008

This past weekend was my mom’s birthday!

So we went on a little vacation:

(A moderately sized hill to walk up…)

England?  Not quite…

FOAMHENGE!

Foamhenge is an exact replica of Stonehenge, created entirely of styrofoam!  How cool is that?!  It’s on the way to Natural Bridge State Park (our original destination).

We did make it to the natural bridge.

Directly under the bridge.

There is a whole replica Native American village just a short walk from the bridge.

We took the scenic route to get there (the Blue Ridge Parkway), by way of Crabtree Falls:

We only made it to the lower falls, it was like a two mile hike up to the upper falls.  Maybe another day, when we aren’t trying to get to another park.

But very pretty, and a great way to give my breaks a rest coming DOWN the parkway.  (Dear self: Don’t ride brakes down a hill.)

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One Response to “Lazy (non knitting) Days”

  1. gia said

    am so glad to find someone else who knows about crabtree falls — one of my favorite places! we go camping there a lot.

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