First, a knitting project from back when:
This is a second version of the Botanical Cowl. Just like the first one, it uses a 152- stitch cast-on in order to make it more scarf-like. The yarn is the Wollmeise that was used on my Lady of Bath Socks. The cowl is slightly narrower than the pattern because I wanted to be sure I had adequate yarn for the edging. This scarf is a gift for my daughter. I’ve really enjoyed the one I made for myself, and I’ve had a number of compliments on it. It’s amazing the difference something so simple can make to an outfit, and the nice thing is that it doesn’t require adjustment and pinning like a regular scarf.
Last Friday, I snapped some pictures at the granddaughters’ play day activity at the park. The camera is on my iPhone 4S, using the Camera + program. I edited in Photoshop Elements. The zoom feature on the camera was not quite adequate for the distance from which I was shooting:
Sack Races; Duck, Duck, Goose; Beanbag Toss
I am also back in knitting mode after a little break. I got in an extended period of sock knitting yesterday. For me, knitting is an amazingly calming activity; I’ve been really jittery for a week or two—with cause—and I needed the meditative nature of feeling the yarn and following the pattern to restore calm. Today’s to-do list is long, but I’m going to be sure to include a knitting break or two, as well as my evening television knit time. Even if I am pausing frequently to Draw Something!