The yarn for my pal's Anouk arrived today. It is the eggplant cone on the right. I already had the
I am planning on changing the pattern I did for Girl #2‘s version and adding elephants. If I can find the time I’ll swatch tonight. Things are crazy here. Girl #2 is sick, again. She’s a thumb sucker and catches everything that comes along.
Needless to say she’s a bit high maintenance right now. Yesterday she fell while she played in the backyard. When I got there to give the hugs and TLC she was screaming “I wish I had brains! I wish I had brains!”. You and me both, kid. I think they were playing Wizard of Oz, but still, it was kinda funny.
My life’s goal right now is to spend a whole day and not have to touch anything sticky. . Between the lollypops at the bank, and the honey, and the spilled milk, and the children’s medicine spat back in my face everything I touch around here is sticky. Which is making knitting hard.
Seriously, I’ve had to scrub the kitchen floor for three days in a row. Hands and knees scrub, not Swiffer.
So, since not much actual knitting has happened, here’s a picture of Dad in his new vest. Sorry for the moving hand, it is the best shot of the vest. He’s visiting in a few weeks, so I’ll try to get a better shot.