Finally, an FO!!!!!

Woohoooo!!! I finally have an FO to share. The Tecumseh sweater by Caitlin Hunter is such a great knit! There is just enough colorwork to keep things interesting; you don’t have any seams to fiddle with; and the pattern is well written and easy to follow. This sweater got my …

There and Back Again

I’ve been spending a lot of time in Texas with my mom lately. It’s not easy to get there from where we live. Bad weather doesn’t help. On the most recent trip, there were several hours of this: A couple of hours of this: About half a day of this: …

On The Go

I’ve been traveling, and you know what that means. Knitting! In the airport bar: On the plane heading out: By the light of the full moon during my very late arrival back home Saturday night: I went to Texas to visit my mom and help out with a few things …

In honor of the first day of Autumn . . .

In honor of the first day of Autumn, I made blackberry buttermilk cake for lunch. It was this recipe, but with blackberries. It was very good.   I was out of town for awhile. There was knitting and beer drinking in a hotel.     There was knitting and coffee drinking in a …

Home

I’m back home after a longish trip to Texas. The visit with my family was really, really good, but nothing beats getting back to my guys. I did quite a bit of knitting while I was away although I don’t have much to show for it other than the big …

Home

After what felt like a warp speed visit to Texas, I’m back at home. My mom loved her birthday scarf! It looks great on her, and she wore it a couple of times while I was there. Seeing how easy it was to wear and tie differently for different looks …

No Idea What To Title This Post

The sun was just coming up as I left Texas to head home. As I had anticipated, I got to do a lot of airport knitting on this trip. Most of it was on Gramps.   This was the day I left, during the first loooong layover.     This …