Mushroom picking and some knitting

June 21, 2009 at 9:29 pm 3 comments

Finished with a bit of lacy trim:

3649627918_8e0edb3e15_o (2)Vine Lace
Barbara G. Walker’s “A Treasury of Knitting Patterns”

And delivered:

3648823511_0f05cebf79_o-1 (2)Happy Birthday!
socks in Koigu KPPPM color 105d &
Planet Earth Fibers silk and bead trim

Also finished:

3648823597_6921f39359_o (2)plain ol’ socks in Trekking XXL color 104

I love the color transitions of Trekking XXL!

And a new thing started on the way to the mountains for mushroom hunting:

3649628120_798618f57f_o (2)DH posing my knitting in the Cascades off I-90

Apparently it is the time of year for baby animals.

3649628168_bec2b94e4c_o (2)Baby horses with their moms

3648823799_d625092959_o (2)Baby deer with their mom

On into the mountains…
3649628288_0de3097e6b_o (2)

We found:

mushrooms

3648823891_68b890f86f_o (2)Mom says:
“Don’t eat anything bigger than your head.”
(bolete mushroom)

strange flowers

3649628398_8172fb8c67_o (2)these were growing in gravel with no leaves at all

fabulous views3648824025_1ecffb8497_o (2)

3648824073_6a7caac828_o (2)This was actually a little scary it drops off pretty dramatically. When I lost my balance and grabbed the rock a chunk came off in my hand “AAAAAAAAH!”.

We brought home a few morels and boletes
3648824181_7e3fbdecb7_o (2)
and then had grilled steaks and morels in cream for dinner, yumm!

Entry filed under: Cool Things, Finished!, latest project.

IK Embossed Leaves in Koigu KPPPM 105D Resort Destination: Vancouver, B.C. and the New Location for Button Button!

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. knit1frog2  |  June 22, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    wow…beautiful, everything is just beautiful! I’m glad you made it back safe and sound and if not, I hope your nails weren’t chipped, toes included.

    Reply
  • 2. Maria  |  June 23, 2009 at 9:59 pm

    Pretty cool post. I just came by your site and wanted to say
    that I’ve really enjoyed reading your posts. Any way
    I’ll be subscribing to your blog and I hope you post again soon!

    Reply
    • 3. Barb  |  August 28, 2009 at 8:40 am

      Fun to see the origin of my BE-YOU-TEE-FUL mitts against the mountains!! I can’t wait for it to get cold again!

      Reply

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