Tag: knit sweater

When a Knitter Paints

I’ve never considered myself an artist; in fact, I’m about the farthest thing from it. I don’t have a particular talent for drawing. I’m amazed and impressed by people who can. My university roommate was a Fine Arts student; it was truly awesome to see what she could create in a variety of mediums. Knitting classes I’ve taken have referred…

The Brown Sweater

In some ways it seems like forever and in others ways it’s like it was last summer that I took a pottery class with my mother and sister. I ended up making buttons there and to say they were “rustic” is a bit of an upgrade: Nevertheless, I was proud of my accomplishment (and felt a bit like a third…

One More Shot

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There’s been a nip of fall in the air (not today, but other days recently) so I broke out the Annabel cardigan again. I started last winter and I’ve been working on it off and on but lately it’s been more off than on.  The cool weather inspired me to give it “one more shot” to try and finish it up.  I’m almost ready to cast off the bottom and then it’s just the sleeves. (My theory is if I use “just” it won’t be quite so monumental.)

A few weeks ago a blog post by Crystal Richard about Grand Manan kept showing up in my Facebook newsfeed; it’s always fun to see how others “see” us, especially when it’s a positive experience.  She also had a section of book recommendations.  I figured since she had such great taste in vacation locations, I figured I’d give one of the books a shot too. 🙂 “One More Shot” was a good, easy-reading romance. While at times the tension seemed a bit contrived, it still kept me hooked.  Definitely a good read.

Linking up with Small Things’ Yarn Along.

Aside

Brown garter stitch sweater
On and on it goes
Row after row
Infinitely
Non-threatening; comforting
Growing

Basic stitches on a
Long term project
Onward
Great to start
Great to finish
In between:
Nothing to say; nothing to show but
Garter stitches

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