With each passing day, my anticipation and excitement is growing and expanding as I think about my coming journey to New Mexico. 2 more days!
The first half of my trip will be spent in Albuquerque visiting with my youngest son and his family. And, yes, my precious little granddaughter! So, I will get some “Ella time” which is always welcome with wide open arms. Heaven.
The second half of my trip will be spent in Taos where I will attend a Jane Thornley free range knitting retreat. We will be creating a garment of our choosing, a wrap or shrug, using the Feather and Fan stitch and an assortment of colorful, textured yarns in colors reflecting the southwest nature palette.
I was also very excited to be able to complete my “Come Spring” vest so I can wear it on my trip.
After I finished my vest, I couldn’t resist starting my granny squares. Here’s a peek at what’s done so far.
I am just loving choosing different color combinations for the squares so that each one is unique. With 16 different colors and 4 rows for each square, the possibilities are many.
Now that I’m officially a “granny”, how perfect is this?
I will take loads of pictures on my trip and look forward to sharing tales of my adventures upon my return!