My handsome husband said this morning: 'First you knit during the
day, then you knit at night, now you're going out darinkin'. It's the road
to ruin I tell you!'
That's right my friend, the road to ruin is lined with swatches, knitting needles, and stash ...
So here we are (Cheers!) -- doesn't Shannon look stunned by it all? Egads! she thinks, I have no children with me? No one pitching a fit over dinner? Great day in the morning!
So I had a wonderful Easter weekend visiting the parents and the in-laws. But the sock was sorely neglected. Here it is looking wistful amongst the lilacs ...
But the spiral bag (Harry Potter and the SS was on Saturday night, so mega knitting time) is almost ready for felting. I am so put off by how big and floppy it is, but am keeping the faith -- it will felt, right? This is my first (intentionally) felted piece. I can't wait to see how it works ...
So I'm only 5 pages into Plan B by Anne Lamott and I just have to say how much I LOVE her writing. I read just the front page of the Washington Post today and was getting depressed about the violence and corruption and then I happened upon this quote in Lamott's book which was just what I needed:
Thank you Anne.
"How are we going to get through this craziness?" I asked. There
was silence for a moment.
"Left foot, right foot, left foot, breathe," he said.