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!

New Socks!

And they're done.   Project Details Pattern: My same old vanilla sock Yarn: Lang Jawoll Superwash Solids, Black Watch. I think the real color “name” is actually a number. Needles: 2.25mm sterling double points For: John Started/Finished: Started 1/23/17 Finished … Continue reading

Weekend Goal

I'm a believer in setting achievable goals. Finishing those socks is my goal for this long weekend. These are for John. The yarn is Lang Jawoll superwash. It is really nice yarn, if a bit boring. It knits up into … Continue reading

Muir Woods

We landed at our last stop yesterday afternoon, San Francisco. Yesterday we walked around and played tourist in town, and had dinner out. Today we took a tour to Muir Woods and Sausalito. Muir Woods might be my favorite thing … Continue reading

Eleventy Billion And One

Conversation in my kitchen this morning: John: “Are you on your way to your Iconoclast infusion?” Me: “It's Reclast*, not Iconoclast, but yes.” (He also calls Tessalon cough pills “Teflon pills”.) John: “Were you intending to wear your slippers?” Me: … Continue reading