Ooooh!

After I finished the Ruffles shawl, I needed to cast on another semi-mindless project. I mentioned in my last post that I might do another Hitchhiker shawl, so I started rummaging around in my yarn stash for the perfect yarn. … 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

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

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

Helping

Willie thinks he's helping. The knitting marathon continues for Baby Fritz's Blisteringly Blue Baby Blanket. It's a big square, with a knitted on edging that consists of eleventy billion repeats of the same 12 row pattern. I have finished 2 … Continue reading