Starting a Sweater

I dug out several skeins of Cascade 220 worsted in brown and found a top-down pullover pattern that I liked online, The Weekend Sweater by Darling Jadore. It’s very easy and has short rows to shape the neck so it’s higher at the back of the sweater. I’ve finished the neck shaping and I’m onContinue reading “Starting a Sweater”

It’s November!

Here we are, starting another month. Yesterday was All Hallows Eve, today is All Saints Day and tomorrow is All Souls Day. The nights are getting colder but we still have the windows open by lunchtime. BBC America has been showing Doctor Who episodes and I’ve watched a couple of them that I liked andContinue reading “It’s November!”

Finished Hat on the Horizon

I have an inch or two of plain knitting with the main color and then I’ll start the decreases for the top of the hat. Haven’t decided how long I want the hat to be so I’ll play it by ear. The Hitchhiker scarf is coming along nicely. I like patterns that have easily memorizedContinue reading “Finished Hat on the Horizon”

Our Bi-Polar Texas Weather

We are still having cool mornings but today we closed the house and turned on the A/C earlier than the past few days. It’s 90° again. Hopefully we’ll have some rain soon. It was 48° yesterday morning. It was 70° this morning when we got up. The grass was mowed yesterday but it’s mostly brownContinue reading “Our Bi-Polar Texas Weather”