This has been a week of minor accomplishments at home and major accomplishments by the family. Here I have completed the yoke of my sweater and the sleeve (a short sleeved sweater). I need to bind off the sleeve but will be looking up a stretchy bind off before I get that done.
And look at the progress I have made on my socks. I know they will only have a short leg but I haven’t decided how short it will be so I am still knitting. And, of course, I will need that stretchy bind off for them, too.
And just so I don’t get bored, I have started a scarf. I think I have made it a little too wide but I really hate the idea of ripping it out. Maybe I'll make a fuzzy pillow with what I have and then start the scarf again. …….?
And always in my knitting life is and will be the easy, no thinking dishcloth and/or washcloth.
Wow, this suggests that I am still loving knitting, doesn’t it. For two days this week I went to the studio and just knit. It is such a great way to keep busy but not have to move.
Meanwhile the family has been busy. Our daughter’s husband’s father has been in the hospital (90 miles away) since last Sunday. Our plans were to be shopping on Monday so we went to the town where the hospital was. While she visited I knitted in the car (I told you I am really enjoying my knitting). Then she shopped for nurses scrubs: she started a new job the next day. While she shopped I, again, knitted in the car. I guess that’s why I got so much done on those socks.
And while we were shopping here in AL our younger son (and twin to the daughter I was with) and his wife, in MD, were giving birth to their second child.
Meet August who is expressing his displeasure while reclining on one of the receiving blankets I made for him.
I had just sent him these “shower” gifts but he decided to come two weeks early so they weren’t there until after he came home. Anyway I’m sure you recognize the quilt and then there are two receiving blankets (pattern at the Missouri Star Quilting Co.), a John Deere onesie, and the sock monkey overalls and shirt (I did not make the last two).
And here is the treat you get because you read to the end. Here is my header granddaughter meeting her baby brother for the first time. The lady holding the baby is the mother’s mother who gets to live close to these beautiful children. I do envy her.
I will be linking up with Patchwork Times so come on over and see what everyone else is working on. Some of them even get their knitting projects done.