Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Showing off!!!

Knitting is my number one hobby. It has kept me sane and stress free, especially in the early part of this year. The ponchos I have made are snatched out of my hands even before I finish the last fringe. This green one is part of a "thank you" project to some very special people.

I pleased to boast also that I have learnt how to work a digital camera and download photos to the computer. Never too old to learn!!!!

Yes Nick. You are on the list, I promise!!!!.


Anonymous mshairi said...

How pretty! Where is mine????

9/27/2005 06:33:00 pm  
Blogger nick said...

very nice but that sweater better be in BLUE! ha ha ha

9/27/2005 08:33:00 pm  
Blogger sandman said...

auntie - i heard thru the grapevine that people were getting free ponchos and sweaters here.......are there any errands you need done?

9/28/2005 03:27:00 am  
Blogger UARIDI said...

Mshairi - it is ready, all I need is to buy smokin' buttons!!

Nick - okay heard you blue sweater. Will be ready soon.

Sandman - uko kwa list sasa - the errand? wait for it

9/28/2005 08:57:00 am  
Blogger Poi said...

very lovely, Uaridi. But, am I also on the list? can I get one?

9/28/2005 03:24:00 pm  
Blogger Nakeel said...

U gat a talent there and as you give the others dont forget me....

9/28/2005 03:38:00 pm  
Anonymous mshairi said...

@ Nick. You are obsessed with/by BLUE...ha ha

9/28/2005 04:09:00 pm  
Blogger UARIDI said...

Okay, get on the list Poi and Nakeel - lakini mtawait had January or so- there is usually a price to be paid free or not.

Mshairi - I missed that one and the hahhaha. Let's pretend we did not see the "obvious" connection

9/28/2005 04:32:00 pm  
Blogger Milonare said...

Hey Uaridi,

I see you got some skills... family comes first - nephews that is... So put my name next to Nick's hihihihihihi...

Ati never too old to learn? You call 21 being too old? C'mon now Uaridi? What will those who are 22 say??? LOLOL

9/28/2005 06:14:00 pm  
Blogger Beziq said...

Good work uaridi keep up.

9/28/2005 06:38:00 pm  
Blogger Farmgal said...

is it too late to joing the list?

email me please with details of the dream. will be waiting for that and a poncho!

9/28/2005 08:22:00 pm  
Blogger Paul said...

I've come fairly close to knitting in the sense that I know how to tie my shoe laces...

9/28/2005 08:54:00 pm  
Blogger akiey said...

Uaridi...I live in a place that looks like hell frozen over in the winter..brrrr...brrr!!!(picture me shaking, trembling & shivering,lol!)...could I too be on the list? I can pay you in pictures...is that good enough? (silly look here)
-Seriously, very good quality knitting you have here & it's not showing off if you're good at it, you're merely showcasing your talent:)
Happy knitting & this is where you ask for my measurements,lol!!

9/28/2005 10:11:00 pm  
Blogger wituu said...

I hope you got the email :-) my fav color is pink and just in time for the holidays!!!

9/29/2005 02:20:00 am  
Blogger She said...

Nice..very nice. Wish i would have ordered one like last month when Nairobi was COLD!

Its too hot now 'auntie'

9/29/2005 09:13:00 am  
Blogger UARIDI said...

Thank you all for the compliments. I do enjoy knitting especially when I hear of a baby coming soon.

When I finish the December list (loong) I will discuss with you all.

Milo: is it true you are only 21? For your information, I know a 60 year old lady from Lesotho who went to uni. for a physics degree!!

9/29/2005 01:39:00 pm  
Blogger Milonare said...

Am not 21 but I know you are...

9/29/2005 03:27:00 pm  
Blogger UARIDI said...

Milo: if you are trying to get selected as the No. 1 you are almost at the goal post!!! :)

9/29/2005 03:33:00 pm  
Blogger Poi said...

Thank you dear and lovely auntie Uaridi. Jan sounds not far et al for me actually am already counting down.

Thanks for been the best, hope your week is coming on well.

God bless~
p.s tell the price, may be errands run huh?

9/29/2005 04:39:00 pm  
Blogger Guessaurus said...

I see everyone is clamouring to be on the list, and dozy me got left snoozing while everyone ran to the goal post (shame shame) -

So Auntie, seeing as all the shmoozing has been done, and I am late, what do I have to do to get one of those lovely ponchos - especially as you know its started freezing and we need something warm.

9/30/2005 11:14:00 am  
Blogger Acolyte said...

Ai kumeharibika!I want to be on the list too!I would like someting in black.Thank you :)

10/01/2005 04:19:00 am  
Blogger spicebear said...

ooooooh, i love the pictures that you put up. im not really nimble with my fingers when it comes to making things, so i'm truly amazed by your craft

10/01/2005 09:28:00 pm  
Blogger Afromusing said...

Its nice!

Before a certain someone drops the joke here...

What would 50 cent say to Uaridi on reading this post?

Gee U knit?

10/04/2005 12:03:00 am  
Blogger The Desert Warrior said...

love them...I would snatch one too. You'e inspired me to start up my kniting again

10/05/2005 07:30:00 pm  
Blogger joani said...

heyy that's really awesome :) i wish i knew how to knit!

10/09/2005 09:49:00 am  
Blogger UARIDI said...

Hey, thanks for the compliments. Thank you everyone for the compliment. I did not think that this simple poncho would l recieve such praise. I have been busy finshing a large project. Will show it off to you all later. So I suppose everyone who asks will be on the list - but you have to wait until the first lot about 15 of them are done (I think by January?)

Desert Warrior - good for you - when you hit a snag, just let me know.

10/11/2005 02:44:00 pm  
Blogger Nyakehu said...

Uaridi before you get to the list to the new list I am still awaiting my poncho???? Or do l still have to buy the wool??

10/25/2005 11:50:00 am  
Blogger Acolyte said...

Just goin thru the archives.I know ppl have forgotten about the requests for stuff so please please please can I have a scarf?Oh you're so cool!Later!!!

11/18/2005 06:35:00 pm  
Blogger gishungwa said...

me too. Can i have one too? You got great talent and patience. Love the ponchos can i be your protegee?

12/26/2005 07:54:00 am  

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