Happy New Year, everyone. November didn't have a post a day, as I had hoped, but I managed a respectable 18 posts, more than any other month last year. Then December arrived, and I threw myself full-tilt into holiday celebrations and secret projects... But now I am back. My fellow bloggers are celebrating the best … Continue reading Goodbye 2016
Hello Dear Readers! After a long weekend spent traveling halfway across the country, my world has shrunk to here: I picked up a cold somewhere in San Francisco, and thinking back to all the surfaces I came into contact, I'm really glad that this is all I picked up. It is a dirty, dirty, dirty … Continue reading Home, Sick
This has been a craptastic year for world events, hasn't it? Stateside we have this election year that has been doing a great job of bringing out the worst in people. Not as bad as other things that could be happening, but still, a bunch of politicians sniping relentlessly at one another is not making … Continue reading Instead of Cursing the Darkness
Good evening, all. This night's knitting began with me losing a 10.5 circular needle in a 100-square-foot room, so prepare yourselves. This may be a rambling post. I haven't talked too much about the weather this year. Spring has, by and large, been lovely. After a mild winter, spring was surprisingly, deliciously cool. Bunches of … Continue reading Tornado Knitting
Six years on, the Pimlico Shrug is going strong. Usually I wear it, but when the cats decide there are no other soft places to sleep, it becomes a cat bed.
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