Archive for August, 2009

A New Direction

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

There comes a point in a knitter’s life that one must move beyond scarves and hats. I decided that the next reasonable step — one which would likely result in a completed project — is to knit socks. Claire and I went to our local yarn store today, and I acquired the needles and yarn. […]

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Whoosh! (That Was the Sound of Another Month Passing)

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Well, I’m here at home on the sofa with a sick kid. She has a fever and congestion. “We” are watching Sesame Street and Between the Lions, after which we’ll try to figure out what else to do. She’s just sick enough to be clingy and well enough to be restless and whiny. I’ve written […]

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Not a Scarf

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

I had a 100-yard ball of expensive yarn and found a neat little pattern for fingerless gloves. Here, in light woad, are they: And here is information about woad, which is a plant used to make blue dye.

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