Plain Jane Knits Up A Storm

A few musings about my needlecraft hobbies - knitting, crocheting, quilting, & cross-stitch along with my other love, genealogy. While growing up, I used to HATE the term "Plain Jane", but when it comes to knitting & crocheting, I've realized that I really *am* a Plain Jane in that I don't use fancy yarns.

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Location: Northern Detroit Metro area, Michigan, United States

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Three For Four

I can't remember the last time I put up three posts in four days, but then life has been a little more exciting recently.

First off, thanks for all the great name suggestions. But last night, I was sitting here looking at the cat curled up in my lap {BG} and it suddenly came to me that he wanted to be called Boomer. This morning, DH & I talked it over and while I was visiting with Mom, DH & the cat talked it over so Boomer is now official.

As you can tell, he's far less skittish than he was yesterday...

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What is difficult to see under all that cat (Boomer is BIG) is my third rag-tag afghan of 2007 - this one in various shades of blue on the ends. Ok, I was feeling a little wild & tossed in those few stitches of bright yellow just under Boomer's left paw for the fun of it. I've done this more than once when making a scrap quilt when the blocks are all fairly coordinated and then I toss in an odd one in a different color or even a different pattern. I'm working on afghan #4, just finishing up the middle section of off whites & creams. The ends on this one are going to be narrower and just dark colors without any theme. I'm also working on a pair of slippers for DH who has been waving his toes at me through the holes he wore in the previous pair and muttering about charity beginning at home.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Ruinwen said...

Boomer is a great name! >^..^<

Glad he's settling in so well! Your rag tag looks great! :)

8:36 AM  
Anonymous Bron said...

I love Boomer! (The cat & the name.) It's great how quickly he's settled in. :)

Very pretty rag tag too. :)

8:39 AM  
Blogger stitchinmary said...

I had a feeling it was just a matter of communication ;-) And he looks very happy--like he's content now that he has a home and a name. Bless your heart for taking home an older cat.

Best regards,
Mary

5:24 PM  
Blogger Lorette said...

Boomer looks like he's settled in just fine. Willie and Lucy say "welcome" to the cats-on-blogs neighborhood.
It also looks like you need to make Boomer his own blankie.

8:48 PM  

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