Monthly Archives: September 2017

Almost socks

About an inch of cuff left to do. Mystery yarn that I think might be Trekking XXL, with grey Hazel Knits for the accents. These are cozy!

Posted in Knitting & Crochet, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Signs of fall

A big signal at our house that summer is over, is the appearance of handknit socks in the “wash gently” laundry bag.   

Posted in Knitting & Crochet, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Twofer

Maine Mitts, two pairs from a mystery ball. 

Posted in Knitting & Crochet, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Twofer

Putting this out there

I turn 45 in a couple weeks, and over the summer I decided to start running. I am not a runner.  Really, not a runner. My knees just aren’t up to it, and they let me know pretty quick that … Continue reading

Posted in Health & Wellness, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Camp knitting

On our drive to the hiking trail, I cast on a new sock. I stuffed it into my pack, and knit a few rounds on Saturday as well while we waited for the rain to let up. It’s going to … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting & Crochet, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

26 years (and counting)

The Mr and I celebrated our anniversary this weekend by strapping on a couple of heavy backpacks and hitting the trails.  With all the forest fires in this part of the country, we headed the opposite direction: west out to … Continue reading

Posted in Family nonsense, The Great Outdoors, Uncategorized | Comments Off on 26 years (and counting)

Productively unproductive

A lazy weekend at the cabin turned out to have quite a bit of activity.  We went on a hike on Sunday (which nicely took the place of my scheduled run), among the ski runs. They look a little eerie … Continue reading

Posted in Family nonsense, Knitting & Crochet, The Great Outdoors | Comments Off on Productively unproductive

Rest and relaxation

Not working on the house this weekend.  And yes, that’s wine in the little plastic cup. I’m fancy like that. 

Posted in Family nonsense, The Great Outdoors | 1 Comment

Surprising stripes

I’m on a strict yarn diet while we take care of some needed house repairs, but that’s ok because I maintain a healthy yarn, fiber, and fabric stash for just such emergencies. 🙂  And rather than dip into the most … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting & Crochet, Uncategorized | 1 Comment