September 26, 2010

A Frog, a Leopard, a Lion (plus, So Long, Audrey)

We said so long to Audrey and her friend Spike this week; we were sad to see her go, but putting Spike in the mailer bag with her made me feel better about sealing her up. She's on her way to spend some time with Diva Kitty and the Fluffies in California, where she'll be walking in the Susan B. Komen Three-Day Walk for the Cure in San Francisco. In honor of the event, I knitted her a little pink scarf.

I had considerable frogging to do on this because of a miscount, but now I'm back on track. This is "A Parrot, a Leopard, a Lion," by the Scarlet Letter. Edited to add: I'm stitching it with AVAS on 40 count navy bean Lakeside, over two. And I'm not tent-stitching the background (yikes), which is optional.

Yesterday I stopped by the LNS to pick up my copy of the 2010 Ornie Issue of JCS (my favorite is the little Blackberry Designs snowman). This had arrived as well--such a cutie!

Here are the bunnies, wishing Audrey and Spike good luck on their journey.

Happy week ahead!

18 comments:

Tracy said...

Love the colors of both projects!

The Fab Furs said...

I'm sure Spike will be good company for Audrey and both have pink, so they will fit in nicely on the walk. The scaredy cat pattern is cute!

Kim said...

Glenna I'm drooling over your Parrot, Leopard, Lion....are you using the kit or did you pull your own linen/threads? I am loving the colors!!

Margaret said...

What she said. lol! I'm like Kim - I'd love to know the same thing. You're such an enabler, that's all I can say! I've made so many purchases this year because of you!! :D

Melissa said...

A very colourful post! Those SL samplers seem to have beautiful colours.

Love the little scarf you knitted up. So cute!

Nancy said...

Audrey is almost as cute as the real bunnies!

That is an amazing sampler in progress. I love the design and colors. The JBW designs Halloween is a definite wish list item!

Cari-in-VA said...

Glenna, I am always amazed at the amount of stitching you accomplish each week! Are you taking any classes this semester? How is your new job?

mainely stitching said...

Oh my GOSH, Glenna, I love this cross stitch project! It's gorgeous. Sorry about the frogging, though. I hope Spike and Audrey enjoy their foray into the Great, Wide World.

FrecklesandDeb said...

Looks like Audrey and Spike had a great time and are looking forward to a new adventure. You are so thoughtful to make her a pink scarf. Lovely, just lovely!

Deborah said...

I love the WIP. The colors are beautiful. I wish Audrey well in CA.

Siobhan said...

Nice new stash! Audrey looks dashing in her scarf. I'm sure Spike will keep her in good company. :) Great progress on your sampler!

d. moll, l.ac. said...

Aww....If Pink and Peaches miss Audrey too much I'll send you mine....

Dona said...

What a pretty scarf you knitted for Audrey. She'll need it for her winter travels!
Love the carrot orange for the French Halloweend design. Looks like it would be fun to stitch.

MyLifesAStitch said...

Aww, bye little bunny! ;)

I have always loved that Scarlet Letter chart, and the more I see of your progress on it, the more I love it.

I was also looking at that scaredy kitty chart. It's a cute one, isn't it?

Have a great week!!

bunnygirl said...

Audrey is developing quite a wardrobe! I hope she enjoys the walk, and that DKM remembers to strap her in good and tight, unlike I did when I took her to Tuff Canyon and nearly lost her!

Giovanna said...

Another gorgeous sampler - love it!

Rabbits' Guy said...

Hi guys! You did good with Audrey and now with Spike she will have more fun adventures!!

Nice scarf.

Roni said...

Looks like your rabbits seldom stays in their rabbit hutches? I have been browsing you website and I am impressed with all the art work. You projects look so lovely and keep it up.