Wednesday, March 14, 2007
sqwoosh, sqwoosh, sqwoosh
i really need to refill the cat fountain :-)
I spent 3 days at one of our dc area stores in preparation for our national leadership meeting. They had a guy from the princeton store come in and he literally spent the whole day making cupcakes. They were adorable!!!! I wish I had pictures of his panda cupcakes, they were so cool!
I'm currently drinking 2 Brothers Big Tattoo Rhinehessen. Oh, yum! Not too sweet, not too dry, yummy and it went well with my beer batter dipped fried catfish. *sigh*
I don't yet have pictures of anything of interest with my new camera, in the knitting arena, but I do have pictures of Ashleigh. She is such a sweetie. She is currently hiding under the papasan chair. This is her in her condo.
On the knitting front, I probably mentioned I finished Fantine (from french girl knits), both sweaters. The purple (wine?) sweater has longer sleaves and was a
longer version of the sweater for my niece. The ....... teal(?) sweater was made to pattern for me. I like it, a lot, but I need buttons for both. The yarn for mine is so bulky, I think I need a big and delicate, but slightly gaudy, silver button. Ten's probably needs something smaller and nice. I have a Celtic pattern button that may work.
My new pattern is Cozy, from the knitty site. I was going to try Clapotis, but I chickened out. I know it's not more complicated than the pattern I chose, but somehow it seems that way.
My yarn is the lovely ruby red silk/wool blend I bought at Sarah's Yarns. I love it, it's soft and comfy. This is going to become a spring/fall staple for me, when I finish it. I have already frogged it 3 times. This pattern definitely calls for a row counter and stitch markers :-)
Well, with wine in hand, I am off to knit.