Friday, April 29, 2011

Jack's Hat

Another FO! 
This hat worked up in just a few days.  This is the second hat I made from this pattern...
Thorpe by Kirsten Kapur
LOVE Kirsten Kapur (first one was for Eve, you can see it HERE).

Here is the Ravelry Link...

Knit from "Fuzzy Bunny" by Shannon Herrick of The Spun Monkey.

Too cute.

Monday, April 25, 2011

from Rowdy Kittens... 5 Life Lessons Learned from Knitting

LOVE this post from Rowdy Kittens (Tammy Strobel)!

5 Life Lessons Learned from Knitting

This is EXACTLY why I love to knit. She said it so perfectly.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Goodbye Gram~

My gram passed away this morning.
Five days after her 94th birthday.

May 1970 (that's baby me)

August 2010

Here is a memory list I wrote in 2002 about her... 
(inspired by the book "Creative Utopia" by Theo Stephan Williams)

Grandma Kopp~
Taught me to read
Her love of reading and history
Lived next door my entire childhood
Red Hawaiian Punch drunk from a plastic cup with an attached straw
Her favorite color was green
Wheel of Fortune
Fred Flintstone
Antique Shop
Green Car
Unconditional Love
Solitaire & Gin Rummy
Junk drawer in kitchen
Button Jars
Million magazine subscriptions
Flower in her hair

 Dec. 2002

May 2008

August 2010

Gram and Pop-Pop c.1930s

Goodbye Grandma. 
Bertha Agnes Gipe Kopp
April 6, 1917- April 11, 2011