Friday, December 12, 2014

Wookie was attacked

Wookie was attacked last night by a big dog, we believe an overweight Alaskan Malamute. We were out on our walk and the neighbors dog got out of their backyard and went directly for Wookie. He grabbed Wookie in his mouth and tried to run with him. It took four adults, one hitting the dog with a snow shovel handle, to get the dog to stop biting Wookie and let him go. He spent last night at the Emergency Vet. He had to have surgery, stitches, and 4 drain tubes put in. Poor thing is bruised all over. We did end up having to go to our vet this afternoon as Wookie's meds weren't enough and he was in a lot of pain, they gave him some shots and more drugs.

Some of Wookie's injuries. You can see one of his drainage tubes. 
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Wookie's stitches and two more of his drainage tubes.   You can also see the other bite marks that didn't break the skin. The vet said his chubbiness probably saved his life as the teeth went through the layer of fat and just missed major stuff. 
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Wookie just came home from the ER Vet.
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But all he wanted to do was sleep on the bed next to Daddy. 
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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Garter and Cables hat

Don't you just love these colors!?!? I do, slow going, but it will be lovely when done.
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Monday, December 1, 2014

Winter hat knitting

Knitting on my next winter hat, this is just the outer layer, as it's going to be double thick!  photo IMG_20141201_203424_zpstsfzxqou.jpg

And I am so loving these colors! :)
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Friday, November 28, 2014

Halloween Gifts

This year I had time to knit my nieces and nephew in Washington State Halloween gifts:

Fingerless Mitts for my niece Justice. This is one of the yarns I got in my dyeing swap this summer.
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Liam's little socks.
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Vera's socks, she wanted some purple stripey socks so I used a gradient purple and alternated it with white.
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Eleanor's gradient purple socks.
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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Wookie's Thanksgiving

Wookie impatiently waiting for his Thanksgiving plate of food!
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And scarfing his dinner!
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Wookie Wednesday

Just one week before the storm, enjoying our lovely 60's.
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Wookie enjoying our first few flakes.
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Wookie loved our bit of the Buffalo Snow Storm.
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Sleepy Wookie, the snow tuckers him out!
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

John's Birthday Socks

This year for John, my brother-in-law, I knit him, my sister, and my niece matching socks! I took about a million pictures as I was super proud of these, but I won't drowned you all in them and will just show a few.

Here is the picture my sister sent me after they received the socks!
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I love to see the size difference between the pictures, from left to right, Kid's 11, Women's 6, and Men's 13.
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I did all the math to make sure the socks matched exactly! I love how they turned out, but here is a good reason not to do this again:

This is just one pair of socks for ends to weave in, multiply this times three! It was craziness!
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Eleanor would like me to do the same next year, but she'd like her doll to match them also.  Which I will do, but if they are stripey, it'll be self-striping!  :)