April showers bring May showers

It’s raining!  I am, to tell the truth, a little sick of rain.  It’s an El Niño year, and we’ve seen a lot of rain.  On the other hand, we’ve been in a drought for ages now, and seeing so much rain makes me very happy, even if I’m a little tired of it. I’m … [Read more…]

My First Wollmeise

My skein of Wollmeise arrived.  Remember how I said I wasn’t thrilled that I’d ordered teal and that I might want to trade it for another color?  Maybe not so much.  It’s so so pretty!  Like prettiness hyped up on steroids!  The color is really, really rich and intense. In the skein, the base feels … [Read more…]


I’m working on my Surtsey pattern today, trying to get it ready for test knitting, and that means that I’m not paying as much attention to poor Eleanor as I usually am.  She’s pretty self sufficient, though, and was happily drawing a picture (she has big plans about being an artist) and playing quietly in … [Read more…]