This is cotton blend yarn from Martina. I wear this a lot more often than the mostly wool socks. Those are gummy cola bottles in the foreground, from Germany. They disappeared. Samus’ first sleeve is really close to finished, and the other sleeve is over the elbow now. I had to concentrate on one at… Continue reading Cotton Yarn
I finished Samus’ body, and seamed the shoulders. I finished, and have frogged, sleeve cap one, as sleeve one was 1/2″ too long. Now I have two sleeves on two 16″ circs. Sleeve one is almost ready for the cap again. DH said he had never seen me have so much trouble with a sweater.… Continue reading Samus again (and again)
The sun is shining! This is the same pear tree from yesterday’s post in fair weather
Well, I believe this is about the third time the apple trees have bloomed recently. Maybe they won’t get nipped by the cold this time. They don’t have this many leaves yet, this is an old 35mm photo I recently found. But they are all blooming, as well as the peach and plum trees.The momentous… Continue reading Momentous Occasion
Well, I went out my front door, and the view was less than inspiring, so I went out the side door and discovered the Bradford Pear was in full bloom. The ground was covered with white petals, and I even got one on my glasses. Here are some dripping blossoms. I finished my tan alpaca… Continue reading Dripping Blossoms
I finished the body of Samus and started the right front, Yes, for. the. Third. Time. DH was looking doubtful. Look, I said, it is on a 32″ needle, and most parts of me are not 32″.Which reminds me, according to Weight Watchers, I lost .2 pounds. That’s 2/10. I am on the foot of… Continue reading Miscellaneous
I made a fingerless alpaca mitt from stash Plymouth Indicieta Alpaca for CIC. I made DH try it on to make sure it would fit someone with hands larger than mine. It is really soft and warm. I used this pattern.