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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Yarn Along...

As soon as I picked up Knit Your Own Dog, I looked for "Labrador Retriever".


The one in the book is a golden lab, but I pulled out my black wool. Thinking of Ben & Ernie which each stitch knit. I think Bernie is a good name for him ♥


Yes, dogs are allowed on our beds :-)
Picked up this gorgeous coffee table type book at our local animal shelter store.


In Praise of Labs is filled with heartwarming Labrador stories & beautifully illustrated.


Our Ben ♥
1997~2008
Our Ernie ♥


1998~2011


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It's not just that animals make the world more scenic
or picturesque.
The lives of animals are woven into our very being ~
closer than our own breathing ~
and our soul will suffer
when they are gone
~Gary Kowalski~
"The souls of Animals"
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Linking with Yarn Along.

8 comments:

Victoria said...

What a beautiful tribute to your furry boys!

Erin @ Wild Whispers said...

I have seen that book... nice knits. RIP Ben and Ernie.

June said...

Hi Deb,
It was so good to hear from you. You quit coming up on my sidebar and dashboard so I thought you hadn't been posting. Now I see you have been all along. I'm so sorry I have missed out. I will have to find the problem.
Your recipe for the jam jams came just in time for me. I love these and can you believe I have never made them before? I want to try the recipe, so thank you.
Wishing you a very merry Christmas!
hugs from here...

Lisa at Greenbow said...

What a fun book for knitters. My MIL who has everything she ever wants/needs could use this book since she is knitting to stay alive. (Her words.) This would give her a new project. She mostly knits sweaters. I am so glad you posted this. Your black lab is beautiful. Ben and Ernie would be proud. This quote is oh so right.

Inger Marie said...

Hello Deb:)
Thanks for your lovly comment....smile:))
My birds love there hause...and I love them:)
You most exuse my english...I`m not good...hope you understand:)
So lovly picture of your dogs...I lost my Gina this sommer...so...I now..:))
Wish you a nice eavening:)

Deb said...

Thank you Victoria & Erin.
Hello June ~ So happy you found me again :-) The jam jam recipe is super easy. Hope you enjoy them.
Lisa ~ Your MIL could knit a Luna look a like for you :-)
Hello Inger Marie ~ Your English is wonderful! I am sorry to hear about your Gina ~ I miss my 2 labs terribly ♥

Julie Whitmore Pottery said...

Noble, wonderful dogs.
I feel so inadequit that I don't knit.
But I can admire wonderful knitter's work like you~
Best
Julie

Monica said...

♡♡♡
xoxo