Today Arizona is experiencing weather that people in other parts of the country will agree is truly cold. Never one to waste a sweater opportunity, I pulled out my Velma sweater. Now that I've woken up a bit more, I'm doubting the wisdom of that choice. The sweater was designed in 2002, and I knit … Continue reading Please Tell Me I Don’t Look Like I’m Wearing a Tea Cozy
Like the Burt Bacharach song (but the White Stripes' cover). Back in the throes of the semester, I was sure that when I reached this point, I would feel like walking through the streets of Paris singing We're Here like Fyfe Dangerfield. But that's not the case at all. I've spent the last three days … Continue reading I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself
And this weekend I'll be far away. Santa Monica, to be exact. I *love* traveling to California. Firstly, it's usually a roadtrip, which gives me hours of scenery watching, knitting--whatever. Secondly, our California trips are usually undertaken at transistional points in the year. At semester's end, they're a celebration of freedom. At semester's start, they're … Continue reading So Close!
Aaaaaahhhh!AAAAaaaahhhhh!AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!My UFOs are closing in on me. #1, Suss's Fitted Ribbed Turtleneck--the cover project from Hollywood Knits --has been in progress for at least a year now.#2 is a very sad little hat waiting to be finished. This project has a long story attached. My original plan was to make a hat that looked like … Continue reading UFO Invasion!