Today in the US we have a holiday. I am trying to make the most of the day, alternating knitting in my jammies with lightbulb-changing and handknit handwashing. Last week at this time, Querido and I were on a train bound for Inverness and the Great Tapestry of Scotland. As I sit here, well … Continue reading Planning
Sleeves and a Konditor and Cook merengue make for a good morning.
When I am trawling Ravelry, searching for just the right pattern, the pattern that will fit all my hopes for a particular yarn, the pattern that everyone loves, I will occasionally come across a pattern that hardly anyone has knitted. I always stop to wonder why--are none of the people who knit this one on … Continue reading Hidden Treasures
Thank you, everyone, for hanging in there through me grumping--and then disappearing. I was out of town for a few days, and now I am back. My inbox has been gathering enough e-mails in my absence to start pulling objects with low mass into its gravitational field, but before I go there I wanted to … Continue reading Half a Librarian
Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments on the blanket! After the dazedness that comes right after finishing a big project, I am feeling very pleased. I have another FO too, and I am absolutely dying to show you, but I can't...because it's a Christmas gift. I know--Christmas is eons away. It certainly feels like … Continue reading Volcanoes and High Seas