Wednesday, August 13, 2014

PEI, dishcloths and PEI pottery yarn-bowl for this weeks Yarn Along

Thursday last found Mr. Husband and I in PEI.
{We returned yesterday home in late morning.}

We stayed at a lovely bed and breakfast.

The countryside was so beautiful;
we went to Cavendish one day and 
I took this picture along the way.
It was such a lovely lovely time that it is going
to take many blog posts to do it justice.
I have some busy social time in the next days,
being that it is still summer, so 
we will see what I am able to share! 

I got this pottery yarn bowl at the 
Artisan shop at the 'Avonlea' which
is a created village with some of the buildings that
author Lucy Maud Montgomery was at.
The bowl is made by a potter in Eastern PEI.
Can you see that it says 'Yarn'? :)
 It was a gift, the bowl, from Mr. Husband for 
my patron Saints day 
(I have two Saints and the first is St. Irene of Chrysovalantou)...
and I did not realize until returning home that
last Friday marked 10 years for me in the Orthodox church;
I was chrismated on August 8 which in 2004 was on a Sunday.
I was then, 10 years later, appropriately at a lovely Lebanese restaurant
with one of my oldest Orthodox friends who
I knew from years ago when I was in London Ontario
at library school.
I finished my 'surprise knitting' which was 
given to a dear friend on Saturday August 9th,
so just this past Saturday, on her wedding day.
So I am not yet showing this
as she is now on her honeymoon and has not yet
opened that gift.
So coming soon to a yarn along near year you :)
I have finished various dish clothes 
(latest one in the yarn bowl above)
and I am re-reading Anne of Green Gables,
of course...
What are you reading and creating?
Do join us!


EMMA said...

Love that yarn bowl!

October Rose said...

Congratulations on 10 years! What a beautiful anniversary.

We spent part of our honeymoon on PEI! We stayed at a small hotel near the Avonlea but did not go there ... we did visit Green Gables however. :) It is such a beautiful, beautiful place ... I hope we can go back again someday.

Iris said...

Congrats on the anniversary!

Love both the knitting and the yarn bowl. :)

Matushka Anna said...

Many years on your anniversary! :D

You do as many posts on PEI as you like! I'll enjoy every single one. :)

And I love the yarn bowl...

Elizabeth @ The Garden Window said...

Happy Chrismation Anniversary, and Many Years!

Reinventing Mother said...

Last year we were so close to PEI and we vowed we would go this year. That didn't work but I am hoping for next year!

Alisa Schenck said...

oh lucky you! I so want to visit there! And that yarn bowl is perfect!!

mamasmercantile said...

Love the yarn bowl and the dishcloth is a delight and always useful.

matushka constantina said...

Happy anniversary!

I can't believe you were in PEI and didn't just hop over to us in Newfoundland... next time!

Fr. John and I went to PEI for our honeymoon and my Mum and I were there last year during Great Lent. We loved attending services at the Orthodox church there!

elizabeth said...

Mat. Constantina ~ sorry ~ we just did not have time :(

A wonderful place for a honeymoon I think!! Yes, the church there is lovely!!

mamajuliana said...

Happy anniversary! I am also knitting washcloths! Our son graduated and moved to northern Maine to take a job at the University of Maine in Presque Isle, Maine. He needs to set up I have started knitting again. I am also knitting him a few warm scarves!