Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bits & Pieces

Another busy week! I am knackered, so I will let the pictures speak for now. I am about to curl up on the couch and do a little crochet and writing.

#puffin attack at the office!
Puffin attack at the office!

New #crochet #shawl finish #einband #kría #þóraheklbók #black #gray #brown
Crochet happy dance!
Pattern: Kría by Tinna Þórudóttir Þorvaldsdóttir
Yarn: Einband from my stash, one hand dyed by me.

#lunchbeat @olofsaraa #reykjavik #iceland
On Thursday I went to Lunch Beat with a co-worker. Lunch Beat is so great. You go out for your lunch break and dance for an hour. Definitely the best way to spend your lunch hour!

#lunchbeat #reykjavik #iceland
Lunch Beat Reykjavík at Dolly.

Best #wallpaper ever! I want it!
The wallpaper at Dolly is awesome! I want it!

Happy Birthday #kaffibarinn ❤
Yesterday, my favorite bar, Kaffibarinn, turned 19! Drinks and people and dance and fun!

Happy Birthday #kaffibarinn
The Male Choir sang a few songs. Happy Birthday, Kaffibarinn!


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Bits & Pieces, 2 in 1

I didn’t get to update last week. So busy! So here you get two weeks worth of photos and short stories.
I am currently working through yet another busy season at work, and then the Christmas madness starts, then the end of a year and beginning of a new one. Fun fun!

More #handknitted #homemade #woolsocks

Is there anything better than #homemade #handknitted #socks ? I think not!
Home made wool socks! Is there anything better in the cold weather? I think not. These pairs are both gifts from my very talented friend Ágústa. I have had them for 4 years and they are still like new!

Half #white half #black #esja #reykjavik #iceland #mountain
Mountain Esja. Half covered in snow.

My pretty store in #haukadalur #geysirstore #iceland
My very pretty Geysir store in Haukadalur. So many beautiful things to buy!

Cuteness! #flowers in #old #shoes
I love this! Flowers in old shoes. Genius!

Must haves for #winter #geysirstore #fjallraven #backpack #scarf #yellow #gray
Pretty things from my store. Fjallraven computer backpack and a warm wool scarf. Winter must haves!

Thank you, Joe, for a wonderful evening ❤
My wonderful friend Joe from the US was here and had dinner at my house.

Oh so nice! #yarnbombing #yarngraffiti #crochet #crochetgraffiti #reykjavik #iceland #atmo
Yarnstorm made by my talented friend Tinna. I love it!

My daughter is pretty good at beading! #mario #supermario #beads
Sumarrós is pretty good at beading! Super Mario!

I love making these! Such a quick and cute project #crochet #jarcover #jar #red
Crochet Jar finish. I am making a few of these for Christmas gifts this year. Such a fast and cute project.


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Bits & Pieces

This past week was one of the strangest ones in a while. In both a good way and a bad way. I have been very tired, yet energetic, full of ideas but not doing much to get these ideas out of my head. I am sure they will come sooner rather than later.
I finished this week by going to my grandfathers cabin in the country with my parents, daughters and my little nephew Adrían. Here are some pictures.

Happy #halloween
Karítas on Halloween. They did face paint at school.

#lunchbeat #reykjavik #iceland
On Thursday I went out for lunch and when I was going back to the office I walked by this. Lunch Beat. Once a month between 12 and 13 and you go and dance your ass off and then head back to work. I was only there for about 15 minutes, but it was wonderful! I will definitely not miss it next time!

Karítas watching her first #airwaves show. #offvenue #kaffibarinn #bedroomcommunity
Iceland Airwaves started Wednesday and finishes tonight. This is the second time since it started that I miss it. I did go to the off venue concerts at Kaffibarinn on Thursday with my daughter Karítas. Her father works for Bedroom Community so we listened to some of their music for a while and met up with some friends.

#kría #crochet #shawl #þóraheklbók
New crochet start. Shawl called Kría from Þóra, heklbók. I am using Einband from Ístex and the multi colored one is something that I dyed myself a few years ago.

#akrafjall #iceland #iphoneography #instagood #mountain #onthego
Akrafjall, a mountain on the way to the cabin. So pretty!

Made it to paradise ❤#cabin #skorradalur
My grandfathers cabin in Skorradalur. It’s like paradise!

My nephew Adrían as Spiderman
My newphew Adrían, as Spiderman.

#mom & #daughter such amazing creatures in my life ❤
My mom and my daughter Sumarrós. Love them!

Good morning #skorradalur #iceland #winter
My view this morning. Not too bad!

Relaxing can be exhausting. #sleep #kids
Relaxing can be exhausting! Karítas and Adrían taking a short nap today.

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