I am a lover of books. Books that involve knitting are usually in the front of the pack. I had to emphatically curtail my purchasing of books this summer, but, somehow, a TREASURE made it through. And I want you to know that it is my all-time favorite 2010 knitting book:
Can I just say that there are at least FIVE projects within that I MUST knit? You will see me at Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool this October and be able to identify me by these two wearables:
And this -
It had better be a cool event - like last year when everyone was wearing sweaters and hats! The year before was downright COLD! And I love it, bring it on! Maybe I'll wear this one on Sunday -
These are seriously wonderful designs. If you all are as addicted zealous as I think you are, I'll see myself coming and going all weekend long! Am I right?
I've been having a housework-less quiet weekend. Scott left for NC frightfully early on Saturday to be with his father who is ill. I wanted to go and thought that I really should, but there is work to do and animals to keep. If the situation worsens, which I pray it will not, I will find the means to go. I pulled out some beads in the morning that had been calling to me
I see a brilliant lanyard-necklace in that little grouping. I am going to teach myself how to make peyote-stuffed beads. Woo-hoo! The house is so still - perfect for reading;
I'm going to send this along to my sister when I finish. I recommend it highly. Things are not going well at the Nursing Home. There has been another change-up in personnel which always brings with it unfavorable conditions. I am discovering unexplainable actions and events which are being swept under the rug, all of which make me extremely hyper, and unquestionably ferocious. The feelings that I once experienced when my children were small and defenseless has revisited me. And in almost every way my father is like a child again, and needs my protection. I'll be dragging my major attitude in to meet the new director on Monday with a LIST. Wish me luck. Wish HIM luck.