Archive for September, 2011

The Tree

I was so sad to hear about this – the oldest tree in the region, likely the oldest in the state, has died and has to be removed.  I’ve been driving past this enormous burr oak for years and have always loved it.  In my mind, this was what Yggdrasil, the World Tree, must look […]

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Socks and Suds

Finished my Mabon/Autumn Equinox socks last week, but just got the card out of my camera to upload the snaps.  I’m quite happy with these – the pattern is Embossed Socks, and the yarn is BMFA STR Lightweight in ST-1.  Oh, the yarny autumnal goodness.  At YarnCon this past weekend, my sister and I discovered […]

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Catching Up

Did I mention that I knitted a shawl? This is Taygete, knitted in the lovely MadTosh Merino Light, and blocked to within an inch of its yarny life on my yoga mat* with cheater blocking wires spooled off my stash of 8-gauge wire.  Knitters at Stitches Midwest kept petting me; the fact that this shawl […]

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Better Late Than Never

Better Late Than Never

I just realized that I never got around to posting the promised pics of the flowers and decor from my cousin’s wedding in July.  I have to confess that I had my doubts when I first heard the colours… fuchsia, I like.  Orange, I’m on somewhat less civil terms with.  I bought every orange and […]

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