Monday, January 21, 2008

The snake

I managed to finish one sock and wouldn't you know it, it's snowing again with no one around to take a picture. I really wanted a picture of the heel. It is the old eye of the partridge but with this yarn it really makes a nice pattern. Now off to make another one. Oh, the Packers lost last night. I am trying to convince myself that there were millions of people watching the game and it isn't my fault just because I had tea and muffins instead of beer and brats while watching. Talk about being responsible for the world. I know it's a "woman thing" but when do we ever get over that responsibility factor.

Sunday, January 20, 2008


My co-worker, Peaknit, who I think of as one of the sock queens is always singing the praises of Wollmeise so I had to try some. Wow, it is hard to get because it always seems to be sold out. Salamander was one of their new offerings and I managed to get a skein. She knows what she is talking about. It really is nice to work with. I think this looks a bit like snake skin. That's a compliment by the way. You can't see the pattern very well in the picture but when the socks are finished I will post again...this time on a foot. Meanwhile back to the kitchen. The temperatures are way below zero if you take into consideration the wind chill. That's supposed to be Packers weather and although I am not a huge football fan even I might have to watch this game. So Poppy Seed Muffins and tea as I knit and watch the game.

Saturday, January 12, 2008

the hat on a head

Here is my beautiful daughter in law Melissa wearing her cap. My boys were both lucky in the girls they married and the girls, I should say women, both are great looking. I couldn't resist putting this on as I thought it fit the way her hair flips up.

Another cap

I forgot to put on the picture of the seaman's cap I made. Can't give a hat to one person and not the other when they are in the same household. Plus, the last time my son came by he was taking the kids snow tubing and didn't have a hat. I hope he just leaves this one in the car. I have also added a picture of Lady Jane and Chewie. They seem to getting along fine and take turns give each other baths. Returned to work to be overwhelmed. That is not a good excuse for not blogging as often as I should but it is an excuse. We have been short someone for almost a year now and hopefully we will be back at full staff in a couple of months. So off to the library and pet food store. Clothes to Wash and beds to make. Wow, does anyone besides me think that this never ends?