The latest knit is off the needles, hot on the heels of Summer Pullover. I’m calling it Sleepytime. As you may know, a craniotomy has left my head susceptible to cold (and vibration) which lead to severe migraines. So, I sleep in a hat to protect my head from the A/C at night. Also wear one in cold, windy, rainy and high pressure weathers or in other words--a lot. My latest knit is made of doubled #10 crochet cotton—one strand of pink and one of off-white. By using a row of “knit 2 together and yarn over” between four rows of stockinette I have an airy head cover that is warm but light-weight.
DH has learned which hat I wear for the current weather condition and often says something like, “Can I bring you the Malabrigo hat” or “Would you like me get your cashmere hat?” Happiness is a sensitive and well trained husband!
Featherweight Cardigan is coming along.
It seems that I have to have at least two projects going at all times, so also on the needles is Simple Knit Shrug done in Lion Brand Amazing. Up next—Walk in the Park Cardi.
Mr. Blue Jay has been back twice this week. He is shy and jumpy because there are hawks in the field behind the house. Occasionally I find a few blue feathers in the yard and fear that one of the big blue guys was hawk food.
Also the Finch have been especially colorful this year. The pretty yellow ones will give way to the dark red Purple Finch later in the summer. These are just a sample of the birds we see right out of our kitchen window, and the pictures I am able to snap with a Cannon SX 60HS.
Life is good!