I finished the Short Sleeve Bolero today. Except for weaving in the ends. Boy, that went fast. I have not crocheted that much in years.
The sky pictured right after a short shower. I have continued to work on the Short Sleeve Bolero, and not the second Eloise sock. I have the ribbing done and a few rows. It is simple double crochet chain one lace
I finished one, and I have started the second Eloise sock. This Twitter sock search that popped up on Google was really an interesting distraction. Anyway, here it is. After seeing Turtlegirl’s crocheted Madeira Breeze shrug, I had to get the pattern. I also bought the Short Sleeve Bolero pattern. So neat! I have been… Continue reading One Sock
Tonight I picked some basil fresh out of the garden, and made the first pesto of the year. I took a few of the basil leaves and made an orange-basil mojito. I used fresh squeezed orange juice.I did not bother to find the rum. One day I must have a real mojito. Oh yeah, I… Continue reading Basil, Baby!
Yesterday, I spent two hours at the Honda dealer. Then I spent two hours at the doctor's office. Eloise is almost to the toe. I am almost out of yarn. Anyway, the Honda dealer had to wash my car 'cause it looked so bad to have one clean spot after they reapplied the loose dealer… Continue reading Eloise and Other Things
Socks, just not from the same pair. First, my Embossed Leaves socks and I went to Missississipi. On the way to Starkville and Mississippi State University, I stopped at Yarns Downtown in Columbus. This Regia Bamboo followed me home. I thought it looked like berries. I also got more stitch markers. I drove around MSU… Continue reading Socks and More Socks
I got more sock yarn in the mail yesterday. This is Sophie's Toes sock yarn from Emily Parson. They all looked really pretty and rich in the sun for their photo shoot. I was disappointed because by the time I remembered the shop update, the Hydrangea was gone. I got the Campanula because it resembled… Continue reading More Birthday Celebration