Unraveled Wednesday


A quick post to give you a glimpse of my finished Stopover.  The weather is cool enough that a cozy sweater is called for today.

It’s funny how talk of weather and storms can be so unraveling for people.  I look at the weather just enough to know how to be prepared but I also know that where we live, the forecast is far from precise and accurate.  For years, I worried if there was any hint of a storm or snow and ice.  But unless my road is covered with the white stuff when I wake up, I am trying a new approach – take the day as it comes.

Hope to be back tomorrow with at least 3 things.  This first week back to work has been a bit hectic.  Happy Wednesday!

Be sure to visit Kat to see what is unraveling.


Weekending #knitallthethings

I am behind on almost everything in my life with the exception of knitting. And honestly, all I want to do is knit all the things. So this weekend I loaded all my out of the house activities into Saturday and the took Sunday off from being in the world. I entertained the not so tiny person and when he took a nap, so did I. We played, read books, ate snacks, looked at worms and sticks at the park. It was lovely.

The weekend was also full of knitting. I cast on my Stopover – had to change yarn choices but still knitting from stash. I wanted to use that blue but I didn’t have the right contrasts so there is more grey on my needles. After checking with Kat, I stuck with the waist shaping as written. I have 4 inches left on the body. Then I am going to try knitting the sleeves magic loop and two at a time. I also made it to the sleeve divide on my Birkin. Now I have inches and inches of meditative stockinette to fill my evenings.

And now I guess I will tackle Monday.,

Friday’s rabbit hole

I have fallen down a lovely, yarn filled rabbit hole. I finished the color work on my Birkin and I am going to give the yoke a soak and blocking to make sure the fit is right before starting the body. And while I wait, I did a bit of swatching and I have enough yarn for a Stopover which means I can join in the Berroco KAL. This will be my first bottom up sweater and I am a bit nervous but the yarn is in my stash and the pattern is in my library so what do I have to lose?

Watch out for rabbit holes today.