Saturday, August 14, 2010

Busy as a.... caterpillar?

Although unlike the caterpillars, I didn't get to eat my parsley!
Fat little suckers aren't they!?They should be!!
They ate ALL of the parsley (it just grew back from the deer attack!)

Knitting a hat for my littlest brother, making good progress!
 Maybe its because I really want to get to a certain sweater form a certain new book(can you tell this New England girl is feeling homesick!??)



We got this 50/50 cotton/acrylic yarn for three dollars a skein, eventually I WILL be able to get the yarn I REALLY wanted for this sweater, but until I have $70 hanging around I'll be happy with my very soft and durable clearance yarn that can be washed and dried and will go with everything,(yes I convinced myself). I dont see myself making allot of big things simpley because I can get nicer yarn for smaller projects and smaller thing are easier to wash by hand (like things for a little bear maybe?), grown up sweaters take SO much time and yarn, eeeppp!


I think we will have a very calm, very wet, weekend...


Linnie Joy

2 comments:

  1. Instead of growing a garden this year, we're renovating our house and having a baby. But, last year...the deer got to my parsley before I could!! Sadness. It never recovered enough for a caterpillar attack. They are pretty though!

    And, yarn!! I'm obsessed with the stuff, but oh, how I wish the nice yarn wasn't so pricey!

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  2. yes, nice yarn is much too expensive unless you are making something small(so maybe the key is make more small things, where you are lucky with a new baby coming!
    as for the garden i think you lucked out in the swap, i would much rather a new baby!

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