Archives for September 2006
Post-trip life was interrupted by a last-minute drive to the Bay Area this weekend, but now my bags are mostly unpacked, pictures transferred and some favorites chosen, and I’m ready to blog about England. Here are some highlights….
On the flight there, I saw southern Greenland:
I spent the first several days in Surrey, where I [...]
What I learned this morning: When (re)blocking a lace shawl, locate your pins before soaking the shawl in water. My straight pins have disappeared, and they seem to have taken my favorite size 1 bamboo DPNs with them. Although I’ve never had trouble flying with any kind of knitting needles, I’m not [...]
A Mano’s Back to School sale started on Saturday, and what a great and dangerous sale it is!
I bought some Mission Falls 1824 Wool (25% off) to make a Baby Yoda Sweater, and a neapolitan bunch of Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk (40% off!) to make some combination of scarves and hats. The trouble will [...]
So, what did I buy last weekend?
In the front is my first Cherry Tree Hill sock yarn from Full Thread Ahead – I resisted my usual purples and pinks for Green Mountain Madness. Behind is the Rowan I bought for 50% off at Skein Lane – three little skeins of All Seasons Cotton. [...]