First, I have a new obssession. Have you seen the Rally’s/Checker’s Rap Cat ads? DH and I have been laughing (and I have meowing, much to DH’s chagrin) about this one. Youtube has a video. It’s at the very end, I have been fast forwarding it. Why yes, I am easily amused. We also like… Continue reading Miscellaneous Stuff
Ta da! After at least a year, here are the Opal socks. Dunno what type Opal this is-got it in a trade. They are posing on Fat Cat Sock Blockers from Chappywoman on EBay. (type sock blockers in the search box.) Here, for Patti, is a longer shot of the hibiscus plant, with the gourd… Continue reading Opal Auxiliary Socks
I finally made it to a yarn shop–The Yarn Garden in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. I got a button, some wool wash and SOCK YARN. This is Sockotta Italian Collection. When I came home, I had a package. I won a blog contest on KnittyKnotty! This yarn is Mohair Kiss from di.ve, and it looks… Continue reading I Got Yarn
DH captured this rainbow this morning from the backyard of our beach house near Destin, FL. He says to report that the gaps in the fence were caused by Katrina. Sorry to my few faithful readers, but I meant to post about my vacation before leaving for Florida… Opal Auxilary Sockie went to the beach,… Continue reading Saturday Skies/Vacation
First, there has actually been a little rain here. The sky has been cloudy for a couple of days. so here are a couple of bright spots. I have actually worked on CeCe! Above is the body, with about 1/2 of the first sleeve. The yarn is Debbie Bliss Cathay.Below is a hibiscus flower.
Here is a finished pair of Waterlily Socks. Clcik to see larger. This Sivia Harding pattern was so well written and detailed that I think I am ready to start the Diamond Fantasy Shawl now. I don’t have any more socks started, except my Opal Axiliary Second Sock, so I might start DH’s Trekking 100… Continue reading Two Waterlily Socks
Don’t need much else, right?It rained a little bit today, but the sun tried to stay out a little. Here is the ArtYarns Supermerino I got recently Fabric I got from the clearance bin to make a sockie bag, most likely. I also got beads and things for stitch markers.