Thursday, February 21, 2008
Monday, February 18, 2008
Sunday, February 17, 2008
I was surprised and happy to receive tulips from my husband who is over seas and ordered online. The tulips are from pro flowers and arrived in perfect shape and did very well. I brought in the pots of daffodils blooming in the back yard to show off with them.
Monday, February 11, 2008
The start of the leg, I cast on about 90 stitches to compensate for the cankles, and the swollen ankles (no matter that I take 2 kinds of blood pressure meds) I really love the shadowing of the yarn and it feels good to use. It is fun to watch what happens every row or so. I know that with much less width that it would show a more gradual shadowing, but it is all fun.
Friday, February 8, 2008
The mini-daffodils in the pot are less than the size of a quarter; I love these guys. The passion flower is blooming on the front porch; the vines are in the ground and I am weaving the vines back and forth across the porch to block out the sun as much as I can since it gets horribley hot and miserable in the summer time. Any shade is nice. The passion flower is intertwined with passion fruit vines. The box of yarn is sock yarn, very bright colors, and the sock at the bottom is two skeins; one is primary colors in sockotta and then interspersed with wool yarn, Wildefoote in color Deco Green which is very, very bright. I love it.
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Sunday, February 3, 2008
Friday, February 1, 2008
New yarn I just got in for colorful socks. I can't believe how vibrant the colors are and I can't wait to start knitting away. I might start that colorway that is all stripey on the left side on Superbowl Sunday. I will be allllll by myself, and even bought a token beer to drink for my husband who is already deployed and can't be here and maybe can't even watch. I hope he can. The striped yarn has orange, green, turquoise and red, which sounds horrible and garish but makes a lovely striped, shadowy pattern. I hope to get them knit soon.