Monday, May 16, 2016

Good-bye to IHSW, Part 1

Well, it turned out to be an interesting weekend. First of all, I woke up Saturday morning feeling quite a bit better - still stuffed up but not as sniffly. Then, at about 1130, the power went off - not just at my place but all of Prince Rupert was down. Still have no idea why, but for 6 hours we were disconnected from the outside world. So, what do you do when nothing electrical will work and there is gorgeous sunshine streaming through all the windows? Find a comfy chair and stitch of course.

First you have to pull your project bag out from under your helper.

I find this the perfect size for small projects. The top compartment holds the floss, the middle one the fabric and a small hoop if I need it and the bottom one my scissors, spare needles and ORT bag.

So Santa/elf went from here

to here.

And the sweater sleeves did get started.

That's 6 rows of ribbing, so I'm half way through.

Not a huge amount for a whole weekend, but enough to let me know I am on the mend.

Now to blog hop and see what everyone else was up to.


Julie said...

So good to read you are improving and could put in some stitches to your projects.

I wonder how many were in a flap about your electricity black out as they needed to charge an item....

Vickie said...

At least you had gorgeous sunshine and your cozy pals!

Tiffstitch said...

Glad you were feeling better and had some time to stitch and knit!

Unknown said...

the first thing I thought of when I saw your knitting was my mom. She always knitted the sleeves at the same time. So I am thinking you are too. Either way, it was just a random way to be reminded of my mom and a great feeling. Thank you

Mini said...

You got quite a lot done during IHSW. Sorry there was no electricity,glad that you had sunshine and a comfy chair.

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

A power out is a DISASTER in our house! So much so that hubby is thinking of getting a generator or some kind of temporary power unit to avoid meltdowns.

Glad that you were able to make the best of it though.