Monday, October 13, 2008

the pink sweater

the pink sweater I made for Marissa finally fits...

Sunday, July 06, 2008

knitting again

The purple thing... I knit it, then ripped it, and knit it again. I would post a picture but it looks exactly the same as before.

In the meantime, here's my niece, the baby pumpkin...

her parents have started a blog to share their experiences in dealing with her illness and to raise awareness about infantile spasms. If you get chance take a look, her bunny is going on journey to share her story.

Happy Knitting!
Thanks for dropping by,

Thursday, May 22, 2008

something purple

I decided to try knitting again.
something purple.
Mandy says hello.

Thursday, May 08, 2008

all it took was an earthquake...

for me to post a blog update. I didn't realize such things happened in Virginia, so the rumblings I thought were construction work on the floor above me, turned out to be a rumbling of the earth 6 km below me. Very strange indeed.

I've been away for quite a while, mainly because I really haven't knit anything since Christmas. In fact I have partially knitted Christmas "gifts" still lying around. There are even some mostly completed knitted items that just need a bit work (weaving in the ends, blocking, etc.) I seem to have lost my knitting mojo. In fact I have large gift certificate (a christmas present from the family) to a wonderful yarn store sitting on my desk, and I haven't a clue or inclination to buy anything. My yarn stash taunts me from my shelves and my knitting needles take up space on my desk. I still buy knitting magazines, yet while I find the patterns intriguing, I still knit nothing.

Life's been a bit crazy these past few months. At first I think I was stressed out from starting a new job and the holiday crush. That and I tend to spend my free time fawning over my niece, the pumpkin. She's a gorgeous baby with a beautiful smile but she's had a pretty difficult few months. She's been diagnosed with infantile spasms, which is a rare type of seizure disorder. Her seizures last 1-3 seconds long but they occur in clusters that last for several minutes. It can be very scary sometimes.

Anyway, if and when I knit something, I will post. Otherwise stay tuned for photos of the baby, the dog, the garden. Right now, photography is easier than knitting and I'm quite obsessed with bokeh.

Thanks for stopping by.