Playing with Yarn

Friday, March 5, 2010

Cayman has been doing several of the fun activities that people suggested in the comment section of my Boring Blog post. I was gratified to hear from so many that my blog is not boring. That made me smile!! Thanks.

Activity: Playing with Yarn

Every time I am delved deep into the middle of one of my knitting or crochet creations, little Cayman, giggly with delight, reaches out and tries to steal my yarn from me. A couple of times I've even allowed it, only to find myself later working on untieing an enormous knot that those little fingers managed to tangle the skein in.

So I've been meaning to dig out an old, left over skein for her to happily play with (supervised of course, so she doesn't get it tangled around herself dangerously). And I would feel worry free about her knotting it all up since I would not be dependent on untangling it in order to finish my current project.

So when Katie suggested in the comment section of my Boring Blog post, for Cayman to play in a "sea of yarn", I was delighted to be reminded of doing this for her.

And wouldn't ya know it, just like a kid, I give her a skein to play with and she wants nothing to do with it.

At first she did approach it with a big grin on her face.

But there was absolutely very little interest after that.

So we put it away and I saved it for another day.

On day two, she still wasn't excited about it. I was even tempted to get out a crochet hook and start making something just to entice her interest because that seemed to be the only time when she was entertained by the yarn.

But instead I decided to take the skein and roll it into a ball.

Cayman watched, wide eyed and quiet.

And when I was finished, she tossed that ball of yarn around as happy as a playful kitty cat would have been.

Tired of looking at pictures yet??
Hopefully not.
We're just gettin' started.

There's still more. Keep lookin'.
Can you tell we were having fun?

Just a few more.

Ok, that's all!

12 Showin' Comment Love:

Cayman's Daddy said...

That has to make Mommy so proud, just like what it does for Daddy when she cheers for a touchdown.

Anonymous said...

Love this!!! I never get tired of Cayman stories or pictures. :)

Grandma S said...

You can never have too many pictures. Seeing this after reading yesterday's entry about the mess at the chiropractor's office, I think she may be entering those terrible two's. There may be lots more messes to come!

Valerie said...


Can u guess what that says?? I think it's for our friend Cayman.

Lisa said...

I can see why you would want to share so many pictures....they all turned out just perfect!

I got a chuckle out of Grandma S's comments.....the terrible out! :)

The James Family said...
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The James Family said...

Love it!! :)I agree terrible twos!! Keegan has a shirt that says - "two's aren't terrible I'm having a blast"!!

Katie said...


LOVE this!

NOT that it was my, no, no...what I LOVE ....IS....the pictures, the playful moments, AND I love that she liked it.

I am SO glad I could help...and just look at that awesome contrast in color. I would bet her senses were thrilled...oh and fine motor was worked. YAY!

Sue said...

Tired of looking at pictures....not going to happen!!!

Tyler said...

I love all the pictures!

Diane, Tyler's mom

The Soldatke family said...

Cute, cute pictures of Cayman!! Looks like she was having a lot of fun! When you knit, she will need her own ball of yarn now!

Sara said...

Does her Pajamas come in adult sizes? :) Those are tooooo cute!