Showing posts from November, 2011

Something borrowed....

Beautiful knitting site sent this poem excerpt out in their latest newsletter. While I may not be quite so focused on my knitting to lock out all others, I did smile when I read it... :)
An excerpt from "Machinery Doesn't Answer Either, but You Aren't Married to It" by Ogden Nash

Life will teach you many things, chief of which is that every man who talks to himself isn't necessarily out of his wits;
He may have a wife who knits.

Probably only he and his Maker
Know how many evenings he has spent trying to raise a conversationwhile his beloved created sweaters by the acre.
Ah, my inquiring offspring, you must learn that life can be very bitter,
But never quite so much so as when trying to pry a word out of a knitter.

Sometimes she knits and sits,
Sometimes she sits and knits,

And you tell her what you have been doing all day and you ask what she has been doing all day and nothing happens, and you tell her what you would like to do this evening and …

The fisherman rib stitch scarf

My boyfriend chose this yarn himself when I dragged him into my most recent yarn shop find.

He wanted a long warm scarf for the upcoming winter cold.
The fisherman rib stitch (from purlbee) in the pattern made for a very thick and cosy scarf that will keep him warm all winter, and he is also very happy about how the colouring came out.