About Lorette

My name is Lorette. I learned to knit in 1999, and took up spinning in 2009. I'm a physician specializing in internal medicine, and live in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy my blog!

Ahhhh–

About a year and a half ago, I started my part time work journey. A couple years ago, I transitioned from doing hospitalist work to being “just” in the clinic. That meant more work days (since those hospital days were … Continue reading

Douglas Fir

Or, A Hap* For Lorette Project Details: Pattern: A Hap For Harriet, by Kate Davies Yarn: Elemental Effects Shetland Rustic Lace, 1100 yards Needles: 2.75 mm Started: 4/11/15 Finished: 12/7/16 For: Me Modifications: none, except for miscalculating the amount of … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

We had a relaxing evening last night at home. We had Dungeness crab, steamed artichokes, and a salad, along with enough champagne that neither of us made it awake to midnight. Oh well. We woke up when the neighborhood fireworks … Continue reading

Rogue

This makes me happy. I'm sitting here early Saturday morning knitting away on my new Rogue sweater, while wearing my old bedraggled Rogue sweater. Life is good. The word is still out on the yarn for Douglas Fir. I'm still … Continue reading

Update!

I know, I know. Catchy title. I’ve gotten behind a bit here. A bit of housekeeping first. For some reason my blog software has stopped emailing me almost all of the comments you leave here. Once in a while one comes … Continue reading

Newfoundland!

Yesterday was our 4th day in Newfoundland. We flew in Friday to St. John's, which was an all day project from the west coast. We spent Saturday and Sunday playing in St. John's, which is a surprisingly sophisticated city. It … Continue reading

Knitting Done!

I finished the edging on the Blue Blue Blue Baby Blanket late last night. I decided to save the grafting bit until daylight when I was rested (I know, an uncharacteristic decision for me). Grafting went quickly and here it … Continue reading