Monthly Archives: February 2012

Selfish knitting

I’ve been chugging right along with the knitting; I recently finished three projects for myself and cast on a new one. Here’s the lineup: Socks! An Annis scarf, with beads in the lace: A cotton market bag:  

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Placing blame

I woke up in pain this morning. It’s not a new pain, but it’s one I had under control – for the past two years, it’s been under control – thanks to a preventative course of treatment by a skilled … Continue reading

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Yesterday I dug a big cone of cotton yarn out of the stash and cast on a market bag. It’s big enough now to hold the yarn. 🙂 (Grrlfriend Market Bag, in kitchen cotton)

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A little ray of sunshine

I can’t remember if I mentioned her before, but there is a little girl I’ve seen on the train a few times. She and her mom (who has her hands full managing a stroller) board the train somewhere after I … Continue reading

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These boots are made for walking

I’m racking up the miles on my tennies*: 2.8 miles on Saturday, 2.5 miles on Sunday, and 2.0 miles today (Monday). I have some workout clothes under my desk so I can take advantage of the unseasonably warm February weather … Continue reading

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Got the urge

Waking up too early on a Sunday was a good incentive to tackle an organizing project I have successfully put off for years: getting my printed knitting & crochet patterns separated and put into binders. I usually just stack them … Continue reading

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Annis, a little larger

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Project #5 from my “12 for ’12” bag is an Annis shawl, made with Madeleine Tosh Merino Light. I finally got the hang of the pattern and am making good progress – though it is difficult to gauge that when … Continue reading

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