Greetings, dear readers, from the land of the barely awake. Few words this morning, but I have pretty things to show you. Lovely KnitCircus gradient yarn that came in the bag of funder goodies from the Great Northern Knits Kickstarter. A Talamu shawl, with the end in sight.
Half the year has passed in a flash: winter, then spring, and now we are speeding through summer. This midway point has inspired me to clean out closets, to pretty up the house, and to clean up my Ravelry page. Those of you on Ravelry have probably noticed that this last is a time-consuming endeavor. … Continue reading Half the Year
Thank you all for your comments on Melba’s sweater! She is taking the praise with great composure 😉 I have a FO to show you, just as soon as I get my photographer back. In the meantime, let's check in on the stash. As you'll recall, I ended last year with a lot more yarn … Continue reading About that Stash
This year brought much new yarn into my stash. 18,130 yards, to be precise. I used a calculator to get that number. Querido, who likes numbers, was very quick to calculate in his head how many miles are in 18,130 yards. It's 10.3, for those of you who also need a calculator. *wince* Also note … Continue reading A Year of Yarn
Happy Tuesday, dear readers! Today's posting will be sadly brief--I have to make my apartment acceptable to be seen by company, and I don't expect that to be an easy task. But Arizona's low desert permitted rain glorious rain to fall on her soil, so I am snuggled up with Melba on the couch and … Continue reading Stash Begone
Wow...Stephanie Pearl-McPhee did remember to look up my blog, and she didn't just like the post, she *loved* it. And so many of you did, too. I am chuffed and overwhelmed by this response. I never expected feedback of that magnitude or intensity, and I certainly never intended to make readers cry. Heck, somebody clicking … Continue reading Four Minus Two Is Not Two
Happy Tuesday, people! I am happy to report that I discovered two of the circular needle pouches that were MIA: one crammed in a corner of the notions shelf (understandable) and another in a pile of papers on my desk (just wrong). I may need to do a stash deep-clean soon: in addition to the … Continue reading Going Gothic