Well, I got my socks done this evening – with one small problem. The colorwork bands are too tight and won’t fit over my heels. D’oh! I tried to fit them both on several times, then went to the classic next step. “Maybe it will block out!” It did not block out. Sigh. Oh well.… Continue reading D’oh!
My Fright Night socks are almost done! I have just a few inches of ribbing to go, and my 2021 Halloween socks are finished! Very happy with how the little bats turned out! The pattern is Fright Night by Lara Smoot – it doesn’t seem to be for sale any longer, which is why there’s… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
Yesterday I just got overwhelmed with the need to start on my Fall/Halloween knitting, so I set aside the Just Beachy shawl and Arrowhead cardigan for the moment and got going! I’m starting out with the Roam shawl from Chasing Rabbits Fibers, using the assigned pooling technique. The yarn is Silky Solo in the Boheme… Continue reading Saturday Start
One of the things I got to do in Wisconsin was visit a yarn shop! I was looking back over my posts, and the last yarn shop I visited was in Las Vegas when we went there in November of 2019. No wonder I got so excited about visiting this shop! We visited Casting On… Continue reading Casting On
If you’ve been reading my blog at all, you may know that my Mom travels back and forth between us and my brother and SIL. A few things changed in our family last year – the biggest of which is that brother and SIL moved from Clearwater Florida to Appleton Wisconsin. So when it was… Continue reading Appleton Adventure
The Arrowhead cardigan is coming along – I’m maybe halfway through the first pattern repeat. I’m slowing down on the Just Beachy shawl – I’m only a little way into clue 2, and clue 3 was released yesterday. And the socks are moving along slowly but surely. One more inch or so and then it’s… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs – Slowly but Surely
Clue 1 is done! On to clue 2!
Our hanging baskets and pots are still struggling along, though definitely not in full bloom anymore. They are still getting enough sun and water to keep going, though the days are shortening and the nights are getting much cooler. The walkway flowers are also still going, though the forget-me-nots are getting near their end. The… Continue reading Agriculture Report: Fall is Falling