Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Just Call it Putting the Cart Before the Horse....

Er, is that even the way the saying's supposed to go? Make that yarn before needles. Wait! That doesn't work either. I started EZ's Moccasin socks. And finished the first top half. But... I don't have a circular needle for the bottom. Oopsies....

You haven't heard much about the snowdrop shawl recently, but I am at the first point where snowdrops are removed. I knitted a couple rows recently. It seems like I haven't accomplished much and I guess I haven't been doing much. I tried to start the cuff of the button top socks, but I(at the time sleepy) was perplexed when I seemed to have the wrong number of stitches. I still have all these assignments to do....

Anyway, I'll distract you with a reading idea:

Like fiber?
Like Little House?
You might try reading Little House in the Highlands, On the Far Side of the Loch, Down to the Bonny Glen, and possibly others. The subject of these is Laura Ingalls Wilder's great grandmother as a young girl. The setting is Scotland right after the American Revolution. There is not too much knitting, but Martha (Laura's great grandmother) learns to spin on a... I won't spoil it for you. Especially if you like Little House, you should try these.

1 comment:

Avalon said...

Thanks for writing this.