My blocking wire kit arrived yesterday, and I took advantage of being able to work from home today to block Icarus this morning. The results? Gorgeous. I am so in love with my new shawl. Before I overwhelm y'all with more photos, here are the details: Ravelry Project Page Pattern: Icarus Shawl, by Miriam Felton,… Continue reading Icarus, complete.
We had some hideous weather yesterday. Nearly 90 degrees, extremely humid...probably the leftovers from Ike making his way north. In any case, we were forced to fire up our A/C one last time, which gave me the perfect excuse to plop myself down in our somewhat cool (we never cool our house below 78) living… Continue reading all but the blocking
Things are going well here at casa whitknits. My semester is off to a good start, and I have so far been doing a good job of balancing my greater-than-a-normal-person's need for rest with productive work. Slow and steady, that's sort of my mantra for getting myself back to work after the awful year of… Continue reading slow and steady
Wow, I sort of suck at blogging recently. It's been a bit of a hectic past few weeks. So, here, in bullet-point form, is what I've been up to: Finishing up the work for my last incomplete from last year (I've not heard back from the professor yet, though, so it's entirely possible that I'm… Continue reading and hello again!
I've knit quite a bit on the Bog Jacket in the last few days. I knit on it while watching two hours of Doctor Who, followed by the end of the Tour de Suisse on Sunday (I'm gearing up for the Tour de France!), and in the evenings while we watched Countdown all week. I've… Continue reading moment of truth