Monthly Archives: June 2015

Very nearly

The socks are so close to being done! I started the cuff this morning.

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FO Friday (not)

I don’t have any Finished Objects to show you. I need to get a ton of sh*t done, and have dozens of projects under way, and I just am not getting anything completed. Porch – no progress whatsoever in the … Continue reading

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Hitting the books

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy – by Karen Abbott. I picked the book for this month’s book club, and I’m not quite halfway through it – but I am finding it an enjoyable read (for a history book). It’s about the … Continue reading

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Prepping for Christmas

I’m still working on those socks – they’re past the heels now and I’m chugging along up the legs. I was getting a wee bit tired of knitting them, so I made a quick diversion and knocked out a couple … Continue reading

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Scrappy it is, then

Trillian is a yarn hog. She’s eating up yarn faster than I anticipated, and so I’m having to figure out what yarns I can use to get the scarf to a usable size without becoming a scrap nightmare. I’m currently … Continue reading

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Switching it up

My current sock project and I had a little disagreement (something about two heel turns on the same sock), and they’ve been set aside to deal with some quiet evening. Taking their place in my knitting bag this morning is … Continue reading

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Inadequate

I’ve had veggie gardens for years, and always compost and mulch well in the fall and spring. We have a worm bin, and I spread the castings, use the “tea” in my watering (from the rain barrels), and I rotate … Continue reading

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The sweater that wasn’t

This morning I valiantly fought off the urge to Cast On Something New, which I consider a victory of sorts. It went like this: I was¬†sipping my coffee and thinking about my day, and suddenly I thought,¬†“Hey! I should knit … Continue reading

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