The problems with Typepad are aggravating. Let's hope the slowness will be resolved by the weekend. Even though I'm pulling my hair out over how slow, and bothersome, it is to comment on Typepad blogs, it does seem insignificant in light of what has happened in London. My heart hurts and prayers are going out to the people of England and London. As our mentor EZ says, 'Knit on with confidence and hope, through all crisis'.
Don’t worry…I’ll be making a second pair to match. Startitis has come along and put me over the edge. One
Bastardized Birch Leaf Sock and one Frilly Petticoat sock finished. While finishing up the Frilly Petticoat sock my mind kept turning to Sockapal2za and the fact that I haven’t started knitting! September is coming too quickly and I don’t want to be put behind the eight ball. (I get enough of that!) So, yesterday I started Friday Harbor, from 'Knitting on the Road' by Nancy Bush. There are a couple of things you should know about this sock and I'll give you details next week.
After contemplating the Brooks Farm mohair, purchased at Estea Park Wool Market, I have made the executive decision to put it on hold until the weather cools a bit. It is just too hot to think about mohair in my hands and on my lap. I did find a perfect pattern for it, however. Utah Grrl Mim has designed a beautiful shawl, the Adamas Shawl , which will be published by KnitPicks later this year. When the cool August nights come along I will get started. In the mean time I'll knit Judy’s beautiful yarn, in the Peony colorway. The chosen pattern is Hanging Vines (stole size) from Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer of Heart Strings. Given the stagnant, hazy, days we're having now it will be more comfortable knitting.
May your weekend be peaceful and cool.