Monday, January 26, 2009

on the needles

I am in a knitting frenzy these days. Just the sheer activity of knitting gives a creative sense of pith to my day. There's always hope that I will manage to knit every day somewhere, somehow and usually this is doable.

I am thrilled about a late March arrival to my expectant neighbor, so to join in with her joy I thought I would knit something for the little fellow. I know the yarn looks navy blue, but it truly is more of a slate blue and my brain is already spinning with the thoughts of the perfect buttons. It will cover him with warmth next Fall when his seven-month old preciousness will need a little slate-blue sweater for the times his mother takes him out ....I can't hardly wait.

at the shore cum amica mea

So it was that on Thursday afternoon we headed out to the beach, two young girls (Charlotte and her friend), me and my friend, and Rancher, ...