Hee, hee, instead of yard and garden, whatever. I have yarn and I have snowpeas. Diverse interests, hmmm. I got an Emily Parson Summer Magic Ball, made from Sophie's Toes sock yarn, that I plan to use for the Diamonds Modular Scarf. So much for using leftover sock yarn leftover from my Sock Yarn Squares.… Continue reading Yarn and Garden
Hee hee, I get tired of coming up with boring blog titles. Anyway, there is romaine in my office Aerogarden. I need to cut it. This is a little three-pod Aerogarden. One of the pods did well. The others have no plants, and one has a tiny, really overshadowed plant. I need… Continue reading Lettuce Knit
I actually finished the Mini Mochi Mitts several days ago, but just got around to posing them in the rosemary. This is the prostrate (creeping) rosemary that I have actually kept alive for almost a year. Hands Up! mitts from yarn left over from socks. Pattern is also on Ravelry. I finished a sock… Continue reading Finally Finished Objects
I took Belvedere to see Tiffany at the library on Saturday. He loves her because she feeds him. He barked and barked at the librarian on duty. She is a perfectly nice person, so I was a bit embarrassed.Belvedere mainly laid on the cool tile floor and intimidated people. He came down the stairs from… Continue reading Belvedere Goes to the Library and other topics
One mitt is done from leftover sock yarn with the Hands Up! pattern. (It's in Ravelry) My socks from Crystal Palace Mini Mochi yarn felt so good that I decided to make fingerless mitts. The first attempt was too small, so here is a larger version with 52 stitches. I finished the thumb today.
This is the Sophie's Toes sock yarn that I acquired at Emily Parsons' last shop update. It is Sea Glass colorway and has cashmere in it. I think this is destined to be a shawlette and not socks.
Here are the tomato seedlings I ran out with Sprout before the rain starts. I had to fight bees for this shot. The original was, um, lurid. I had to tone down the color saturation. I have three rows to go on the button band, and I am on a button search… Continue reading Sprout and Seedlings