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Location: Rjukan, Telemark, Norway

I am 55, have two girls aged 18and 21.I am Norwegian and my husband is Canadian and we lived in Ontario,Canada for 8 years.For the last 15years we have lived in my hometown in Norway.I am a teacher and I work full time. We have a dog, Emma. She is a brown labrador. Our town is spectacular; situated in a deep valley right by a high mountain.

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Monday, January 16, 2006

Sock-along 2006







Here are my first pair of socks for the Sock-along I signed up for through Hobbyboden all done- and they had been on my daughter's feet before I had a chance to take this photo. We're supposed to knit a pair of socks every month.The title of this post is a link to the sock-along..

The other knitting project here is a pair of woolen pants for my youngest nephew. Yarn: Nagano form Gjestdal. Excellent yarn!I'm in no rush to finish, they will most likely be for his birthday in November! Pretty boring to knit- but that's fine if you watch TV for example, or want to chat as much as possible while at a knitting cafe! (and our cafe is now every week- upon visitor's request- alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

I have knitted another one of these shawls- a red one like the one in front of this photo. Haven't taken a picture, but it is exactly the same, only different buttons.

My oldest turned 14 on Saturday! It is our tradition to wake the birthday girl with the birthday song, presents and a tray in the morning so I had my alarmclock set even though it was a day off work.Here is the tray:

2 Comments:

Anonymous Grete said...

Så flotte dei sjalene dine er. :nikke:

January 16, 2006 5:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

De søte skiltene var jo bare sååå lekre syrran!

January 22, 2006 7:19 PM  

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