Well, I took a break from blogging and paid more attention to family concerns, but I’m back now. I’ve been knitting a bit compulsively (my shoulder is actually a bit achy), and there are a lot of new things in my Etsy shop.
One of my latest things is this gorgeous shawl, knit in Noro Silver Thaw. This colorway makes me think of the northern lights. It’s an aran weight yarn and I really like the way the lacy bits came out. It’s warm and soft, and it wouldn’t break my heart to keep it!
We’ve also added some pretty mitts. Here’s a pair (for petite hands) in wine and green (Noro yarn again).
Then there’s a pair in purple and orange (also in Noro and also for smaller hands).
We’ve been knitting some entrelac. A small pink, green, and gray one knit by Cheryl came out beautifully. This is Noro Kochoran.
There’s also a larger one Cheryl knit from Noro Kochoran. Can you tell we really love Kochoran?
There’s also the pointy shawlette/scarf I knit from Knitpicks Chroma. Really happy with how it came out. I did have some problems with the yarn. The first ball was very short, I called Knitpicks and they very kindly sent me another ball. They have excellent customer service!
This is a large shawl knit in Noro Kureyon (hey, we aren’t partial – we love all Noro!) Love these colors!
Cheryl wanted a break from Noro, so she knit this nubby dove gray cowl in Twinkle 100% virgin wool.
And then – back to Noro for this cowl in cool colors.
My latest foster, the lovely and handsome Sheldon, was adopted recently through reTails. Here’s a picture of him. I miss him a lot. He is cuddly and great with other cats, and he likes dogs – what’s not to like? His adopters are very lucky!
We are taking a break from kitty fostering for a while. My personal clowder of cats includes a couple of members who find all these “outsiders” coming and going a bit difficult to cope with!