While watching bits of this weekend’s NFL playoff games this weekend, I worked on my scarf. At the rate it’s going, I should be finished by next weekend’s games, just in time for the cold weather to abate. Or so I can hope. This “Fahrenheit 15.4” stuff is getting tiresome. I’m looking forward to our weather getting back to […]Continue reading
Since there were a couple of requests, and some disbelief (*cough*, Jennifer) here is the scarf-in-progress, also known as “Scarf ]I[” or “When I finish this, there will be warm weather” scarf. My hand is strategically placed over some design elements: knitting my name into the pattern. If my name was a series of random glyphs, I could say it […]Continue reading
Last day in Reno… but still not home.
This morning I sauntered down to the coffee shop downstairs. Because the hotel’s deconstruction was concentrated right in front of the cafe, the shop’s front entrance was cordoned off by opaque plastic and yellow barrier tape. There were detour signs channeling consumers through the gift shop (whose “No food or drinks” sign connoted irony). There was pounding. There was sawing. […]Continue reading
It’s pretty easy to see where I started, when I got tired, and when I decided to stop. They occur in roughly that order.Continue reading
Two knits forward, one purl back
After an hour of happily doing knit-like things (see picture) on the plane ride home this afternoon, the 60-ish Croatian lady next to me gestured. Her husband, who spoke only a few words of English, translated enough for me to figure out she wanted to borrow my other set of needles and yarn. I offered her a choice of the […]Continue reading