Tuesday, June 19, 2012

I'm back..




I have decided after a long hiatus to give blogging  another try.
Alot has happened in the past year and a half since I last wrote here.
I have done alot of knitting and joined a Scottish Pipe and Drum band as a drummer.

Okay...first off, the pipeband. I joined a small family oriented Pipe and Drum band out of Mississauga, Ontario. They are called St. Andrews Pipes & Drums. I started out wanting to play tenor drum but there was not a teacher to tesch me so I learned the Bass drum. I played that in a few parades and had fun but really wanted the tenor drum. In the meantime,I decided to learn snare...there was a teacher every other week so instead of not learning anything I decided to give it a shot. I was told that it will eventually help me when I find a tenor teacher. I enjoy the snare,but it is a bit too much for me I believe.

This past spring the Pipe Major of our band found me a tenor drum teacher! Unfortunately I have to drive about an hour to get to my lessons but she is great! I have only had about 7 lessons so far but I feel like I am improving each time and I am having fun!!! AND I got to buy some pretty tenor sticks!

On the knitting side, I have knit quite a bit. Not alot of socks but a few sweaters, a doll or 2 and a few other bits and pieces.


This is the Double V Cabled Sweater                                                  This is Iced

 
The Central Park Hoodie for DD




Central Park Non-Hoodie 


I knit quite a few pairs of Fiddlehead Mittens for Christmas gifts. In a variety of different colours. They were well received.
 
I knit Concentric Squares baby blanket a few times for different people.
I also knit a few of the Hudson Bay Inspired Baby blanket

I also knit this little Sally doll for DD.

There are a few other pieces that I have knit but can't find the photos of them.

Well I have to go and practice for my tenor lesson.
Keep on knitting!

40 comments:

Mairin said...

They are beautiful knitted items! You sure have been busy. I admire your commitment in driving an hour to your drum lessons!

A :-) said...

Welcome back to the blogosphere!! :-) And congrats on your drumming!!

A :-) said...

Welcome back to the blogosphere!! :-) And congrats on your drumming!!

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