I've taken my time getting this project finished, and then there was the usual trouble catching one of las hermanitas in a picture taking mood while the light was still decent. But! I have finished my Latvian socks, and I rawther adore them.Specs!Pattern: Latvian Socks, by the venerable Nancy Bush.Yarn: Rio de la Plata sock … Continue reading So Much for Soon
Not a whole lot of knitting is going on here. Most of my creative energy (not to mention time) is going towards the final project for my Preservation class:bookbinding!Never you fear--the socks I have been working on forever are in the home stretch, and a post just for them will come soon. In the meantime, … Continue reading Divigation While I Finish My Final Project
The sock is back on track! (Wouldn't it make a very nice mitt, too? Just throw in a space for the thumb to come out...)And here is the little beginning of a heel flap. I'm so excited to be getting to the exciting part of the sock. Not that I don't love the meditative nature … Continue reading The Sock 2
It was a really. Long. Week. Tucson was absolutely awesome, my class was awesome, most of the people *in* the class were awesome, but ye gods. Eight hours of information a day for seven days straight is a *lot*. So long that when I tipped back a rawther nasty juice I bought on impulse at … Continue reading I Find Wisdom on the Inside of a Juice Bottle
I hate falling behind on blogging. I always feel like then I have to write something sparkling with interest to make up. Unfortunately, nothing that happened over the past three weeks strikes me as sparkling. The closest I can get is offering photos labeled in exclamations points. The Palo Verdes bloomed!My Pinwheel Blanket, aka the … Continue reading Update!
I found the project I wanted to knit. It wasn't a new one, like the washcloth in Fibra Natura's Cottonwood banged out in two days, or the Pinwheel Blanket started the other night. It's the Latvian Sock.Who'd have thought? Certainly not me. But the only thing that progresses slower than this sock is the city … Continue reading Eureka!
My thumb's all better, and my mood, too! I'm giving credit for the latter to a quirky book I found at work--The Elegance of the Hedgehog. Hermanita's gift is done--on time!--and now I'm casting about for the perfect new project. (I didn't have time to block the lavender demon, so the reveal will have to … Continue reading Better with a Story