On the Move

Dan and I recently bought a house (our first!), and the last few
weeks have been full of packing, lifting, more packing, more lifting,
and painting. The sweaters I knit for Dan also made the journey – I saw
this box that he had packed and labeled yesterday, so I snapped a quick
photo to share.

Good on so many levels!

Learned Lesson 1: Don’t pack a box
full of nothing but books – you won’t be able to lift it
Lesson 2: Include a warning if your box contains precious cargo (such as
Learned Lesson 3: Don’t forget underpants! 🙂

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A lesson from the Knitting Gods

It seems that the Knitting Gods feel I need a lesson in the benefits
of embracing the act of ripping out my knitting.

First, there was the Stonington
Shawl “lesson”.

Remember that the Stonington Shawl had been my “mindless” portable
project. I was in desperate need of a simple project to knit while we
were out to dinner with friends. I had planned on starting over with my new
square shawl plans

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