So yesterday I started my two free weeks of Better Body Boot Camp. I was really excited to try something new and challenge myself. I had so much fun doing it. Way more than I thought I would. I really enjoyed that it was outside and in a group of women similar in fitness level to me. We did stuff like suicides (which I have not done since college!), push ups, wall squats, etc. It even incorporated a touch of yoga (a pleasant surprise!) I have three more sessions (it’s only two days a week) left and I’m looking forward to all of them. I will say that I am SUPER sore! I worked muscles that I haven’t in a long time. Which is good since that’s what I was looking to do. Since I’m so sore today I am not going to do my usual 6 mile run and am going to take Stink for a long walk around the neighborhood. The weather should be decent enough (supposed to be a bit windy.) Anyways, while my muscles recover today I will be finishing up a knitting order from a local photographer (photography by Michelle.) Here is where I’m at on it. See if you can guess what it’s going to be!
Is it a hat? diaper cover? stork sling?
egg/pod? basket? purse?
As soon as it’s done I’ll post pics and let you know what it is if you haven’t already guessed!
Okay so it’s been a minute since I’ve had the chance to blog. It’s been crazy busy around here and I’ve been knitting and cocheting up a storm. That’s right! I finally learned to Crochet! I finally sucked it up and had my mom show me some stuff. At the end I only had a few bald spots on my head (but not really because that’s kinda odd) and the new ability to do basic crochet 🙂 yay me! Anyways here are a few pics of what I’ve done:
I finally finished Sammy’s blanket! I’m so excited about how it turned out. It’s just like the one I made his soon to be sister/brother except with orange acrylic/nylon yarn instead. For this blanket I used size 10 circular needles. It knit up fast and with ease due to having done one already. This makes a great blanket for a toddler. The yarn is durable and machine washable. It’s also lightweight but warm.
So lately I have picked up knitting. I’ve gotten pretty decent at it and have even made some photography props for some photographers and some other things for friends. One popular item is a stocking hat. It can be done on circular, double point, or staight needles. For the ones done here I used Vannas Choice yarn in dusty blue, chocolate, white, dusty rose, and tan. The hat knits up fast on the staight needles and is my preferred way to complete it, but the advantage of the circular and double point needles is there is no seam. The blue and white and the brown, white, and pink were done on double point needles and the rest were done on straight needles.