…and a lot of other stuff, too!

  • Felted Hat!

    Well tonight I did several rounds of felting with Diane’s hat. It’s looking good! I ran it through the washer twice, with Diana’s help, since I can’t reach the washer, but then tossed it around by hand in a sink full of hot water for a while. I was at first concerned that it might…

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  • The Return of Alison’s Poncho

    Well, now that the hat is done except for felting, I thought it would be a good time to go back and pick up Alison’s long-suffering poncho. I hadn’t touched it since before my dad died, and the last time I was working on it, I was in the middle of threading a longer cable…

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  • Ready for Felting!

    DH’s snoring got me up at 3:30 this morning, which made me extremely tired for today, but hey, at least I got the hat done! I even weaved in the ends as it came off the needles, which is a task I usually postpone. We’ve got a mountain range of laundry to get done this…

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  • See What a Little Grounding Will Do?

    Well, let’s just say that my 9-year-old is going to have a little extra time on her hands over the next two weeks. So, today she picked up her knitting again, and finally knit past the point where she stopped and we had to rip back last fall. She even snapped this photo herself with…

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  • Maybe Not So Much Progress?

    Wow, here I thought I’d be close to done on this hat by now, and as you can see, I still have quite a bit to do! A couple more inches in the crown section and then the decreases. I guess the only real amount of knitting I’ve done this week has been during commuting…

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  • Hat Progess!

    Hi, Gang! I can’t tell you how happy I am to be this far along on my cousin’s hat. This means it should be ready for felting by the weekend, given that I am to the crown section at last. Yay! I know I’ve mentioned, like, at least a thousand and three times how much…

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