Two weeks ago my husband had surgery for a torn rotator cuff. He's been doing well although it's a very painful and long recovery. Tomorrow he will see his doctor for the post op follow up and we are hoping that all is well. In the meantime, we have had occasion to go down to the beach and enjoy dinner and the sunset.
Sometimes, I feel that my knitting has taken over my life! Haha...not really but I'm lucky that I found this hobby that keeps me grounded. Have I told you that I love, absolutely LOVE Ravelry? There are so many resources online. Above is a little baby set I knitted as a gift for a dear blog friend. This was the yarn I had received from my Little Woollie Yarn Club from Australia.
Pictured above is my Bois Blanc Island Quill Shawl which I recently completed.....but wait....I didn't like the size of it and I had lots of yarn left over. So, after frogging the border, it's back on my needles again. Maybe I'm old school, but to me a shawl should be something to wrap around your body but today's shawls are designed to go around your neck for a stylish look. (yes you are correct, I'm not a fashionista by any means) But, if you lived in year round warm southern California and still suffer from hot flashes, you wouldn't want anything wrapped around your neck either!
I made my little granddaughter a fun little tiered jacket awhile back and I had one skein of yarn left over. I found this pattern on Ravelry and it's the perfect pattern for a one skein baby sweater. I named it the Little Danish Sweater since the designer is from Denmark and I'm half Danish! It will be a gift for someone someday.
With all this knitting and using my brain cells, I do find time to enjoy a glass now and then of my favorite red wine. Don't you just love this glass "Knit One, Sip Two". How great is that? My dear sister-in-law, Lynda (who is an excellent knitter, quilter, needlework artist) gave me this glass.
We've had rain today and this evening down here in parched southern California. Some much needed rain with more supposedly on the way. Lilly has found her warm, winter bed to snuggle in. Although, it's beyond me how she fits her body into this tiny, little bed!
I hope all of you are going well. Please feel free to say hello if you wish to leave a comment. Until next time,
Wishing you all the best,