Saturday, February 25, 2006

The Saga of a Girl Without a Wheel

Noelle has been joining me, her breath baited along with mine as we track the UPS progress of my Lendrum. It's in Albuquerque. Now. As I write this. But no apartment number was added to the address, so it is not in my possession. Nor will it be until Monday. I'm a patient woman, though, so I'm keeping calm about it. Really.

Crafty Friday was lots of fun. Liz worked on her Big, Bad Baby Blanket, Trevor started the Umbilical Cord hat (his first knitting in the round project). Cari worked on designing her fair isle hat (pink reindeer would ROCK!), and Noelle spun her gorgeous Neopolitan. Allen learned to knit, and maybe because he's a guitar player, or maybe because his gram taught him to crochet as a kid...but man, this guy had three beautiful rows of a washcloth done before he left. Great tension, even stitches. Dana worked on her cross stitch blanket.

Noelle's doll of a hubby stopped by at the end of the night with my favorite guest (sorry everyone else), Winter. Noelle gifted me with One Skein, which I thought didn't come out until April. It is beautiful, and there are a load of patterns that I'm excited to start.

Cari gave me a wheel warming gift, too, but I'll wait to post a picture of that goodness until it is on the wheel. Apparently the gang was all at our LYS yesterday shopping and visiting Scout.

I enjoy my Tuesday night SnB so much, and Crafty Fridays, while only a monthly event so far, are also a lifesaver. I love to write. I love to read. I love to read about writing. I love to write about reading. You know what I mean. But sometimes I feel like I'm too much in my head, and knitting and other creating gets me out of my head, makes me feel more connected to the world at large. I feel fortunate to have a great group women (and guys) with whom to share this connection.


Ramona said...

I need to make it to a Crafty Friday. I can't wait to look through the new book!

Beverly said...

I'll bring it on's great!

Scoutj said...

Hey, did I even get credit for telling her to get it for you ;)

I'm glad you like it! I forgot she gave it to you last night.


Beverly said...

You got full credit!! xx

littlehedgehog said...

Yes Scout you and Carole got full credit! :) It was so nice to spin again. And that seat is perfect for it! I can imagine how fun it is to light a fire, sit there and spin away.

I really enjoyed meeting your friends too!

Winter had a blast. She even got couch cuddles between two doglovin' ladies, a perfect thing for her! That was a happy puppy. I think she may be asking to come to the next crafty friday too.

Thanks for having us there it was really fun!

Cari said...

Yeah I had a good time too! Stay strong, Bev, the wheel will be here soon.