The Saturday sky is blue and clear. DH says to tell you it is dry as a bone here, and we need rain. I have not worked on my Plymouth Boku entrelac scarf much, due to starting another scarf. Here’s the other, in handpainted yarn. I don’t have the label. Think this is 50/50 wool… Continue reading Sky and Scarves
DH closed his eyes and picked random winners off my sheet of paper. Lorrie won first, Becky (Moonfrog) second and Vera third. I never got so many comments on my blog. Thanks for playing, everyone! There were 38 entries. Woo hoo!I am on the toe of my second Fanny sock, and started another entrelac scarf… Continue reading We Have Winners
Not too much going on here in the way of knitting. I got my March issue of Information Technology and Libraries in the mail today. March 2007, page 23.. "Checking Out Facebook.com: the Impact of a Digital Trend on Academic Libraries. " By Laurie Charnigo and Paula Barnett-Ellis.
It is sometimes good to have such a bad memory, as you always get surprises in the mail. This is Sundara’s Cherry Blossom sock merino. This is a special colorway, not part of the Petals Collection to which I belong. I ordered it because it reminds me of my years in Washington, DC.
What? I am still thinking about Ariann, Fanny and the other two socks. I have learned something new today. Isn’t that good to keep your brain from stagnating? Anyway, where was I? I learned to knit backwards, which I kept reading was a nice skill to have for entrelac. I can’t seem to master the… Continue reading I Have a New Project
I got an order from Webs sale the day before I left for the conference. I got Jo Sharp Silk Road DK Tweed in Berry. It looks kinda like blackberry to me. It is 85% wool, 10% silk, 5% cashmere. I am thinking Knitting Pure and Simple #241, Shaped Cardigan. Other yarn was Lopi in… Continue reading Yarn!
OK, it was a hard decision which yarn to part with, but I decided on this Regia Havanna Color for first prize. Color 4195, 75% wool, 25% nylon. The label shows a sock with striping. In other sock news, I have finished one Fanny from Socktopia. This is an anklet with a band heel–that is… Continue reading Prize Patrol