Bunny Odile is all finished! This was such a fun little knit, and it was a really great way of using up some of the leftovers from my Elska hat. https://flic.kr/p/2noTutj Pattern: Bunny Odile, from Cinthia ValletYarn: Jamieson & Smith Shetland Heritage yarn, leftover from Elska "Indigo" kitNeedles: size 0 Chiaogoo 40" circular (magic loop)Time… Continue reading I made a bunny!
On Monday this week, my daughter's 4th grade chamber orchestra had a concert alongside the 4th grade chorus at her public school. It has been so delightful to see my daughter thriving in the strings program at her school; she LOVES orchestra, and takes practicing for concerts very seriously, and it is just a joy… Continue reading What a week, what a world.
Well, I seem to have lost the game of Yarn Chicken I've been playing with the lovely handspun my friend Mia sent me - I've still got a fair amount more knitting to do on the Inclinations Cowl, and I've got... https://flic.kr/p/2nnmgx8 ...not very much yarn left at all. Oh well. I think that this… Continue reading Win some, lose some
I finished a new pair of socks yesterday. These are DRK Everyday Socks, in Gauge Dyeworks "Whiskey in a Teacup" colorway, and I used the grey contrast color for the toes, heels, and for a little bit of ribbing at the top. https://flic.kr/p/2nm9o4T I'm enjoying the DRK Everyday Socks - they fit my feet well,… Continue reading More socks and cat grief
Well, my grades are submitted as of yesterday, which means I'm now "off" for the summer. And I really am going to try to take this summer off as much as I possibly can. I'll obviously need to put some work into preparing my classes for next Fall, and workshops too, but I also need… Continue reading Entering Summer 2022
Oh, child, I am so glad that I get to be your mother. You are amazing. https://flic.kr/p/2njhzjw This Mothers Day, though, more than anything, I am full of rage. The thought of my daughter and my nieces growing up in a country where they do not have the right to decide whether, when, and how… Continue reading Mothers Day 2022