I most generally post about what is going on in our family life, and particularly regarding our children, but I thought that for this post I would share a little of what I do to relieve stress and have fun. (As I certainly don't partake in my hobbies to keep busy!) I like to knit. I love yarn and patterns and creating something before my eyes. I also heard on a news program that knitting makes you smarter and wards off dementia. I enjoy it so much that Dave asked to learn a few nights ago, and has even managed to knit a tiny little bit each evening since then. (Although he did "learn" once by me several years ago, it was only a one time occasion.)
The above is a little teddy bear in a sweater that I did this week. I think it will be Sylvia's birthday present. Given that Sylvia does not understand birthdays and presents and surprises yet I already gave the bear a test run with her to-be-owner. She was met with big smiles. While I am not entirely pleased with my end product, she is still pretty cute. And below is my current project. Sorry, but I cannot reveal what it is, as it is a gift for a frequent reader.
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