Welcome back dear readers! The heat is kicking in in earnest. As I have discussed many times over, I do not like being hot, or being stuck inside when it's too hot to bake, or the relentless sunshine, but there is an upside: the heat will KILL ALL THE BLOOMING THINGS. I have progressed from … Continue reading Spring Things
Good news everyone! WordPress support helped me find my missing post. Somehow a draft version had overwritten the final version, which was thankfully still sitting in history. I feel rather silly I hadn't thought to check in history, but user error is one of the easiest tech problems to fix, so I was like a … Continue reading Getting my Knit Together
Happy fall everybody! Peanut and I (and Querido and the fuzzies) are doing well. The temperature has dropped to a positively frigid 70º in the morning, and Querido and I are turning poor Peanut into a thin-blooded Phoenician by bundling him up for his walk every morning. He's built up quite a layer of his … Continue reading State of the Stash: Third Quarter
In a college town, time moves the the coming and going of students and faculty. Everyone is back now. The mornings are cool and the parking is gone. I have had a big stack of unopened fall knitting magazines for weeks, but I hadn't been able to get my head around this whole fall thing. … Continue reading The Last of the Summer Knitting
Continuing the theme of cats sitting on knitwear, we have Malthus sitting on a wrap I knitted ages ago. It was when I was a new knitter, and Brown Sheep still sold yarn in hanks. The yarn store I shopped at, the only one in the Valley, had a whole wall of these hanks, a … Continue reading One from the Archives
Hello, dear readers. How have you been? I feel like a very bad blogger, sneaking in after a long absence and hoping all's forgiven. Will a cat picture appease you? I finished Querido's sweater, just barely in time for the cold weather. ...If you count having four buttons instead of six as done. My vintage … Continue reading Everything is a Kitty Bed
Querido's Steve McQueen Weekend Cardigan in Quince & Co. Osprey is coming along... and I have also started swatching for a Midtown cardigan in some yummy Romney from Vermont Grand View Farm. What's on your needles this Sunday?