katie quickly busted out the rest of this smoke ring (pattern here), so that she could move beyond garish yellow acrylic and start making herself another shawl with some of the yarn we bought on our trip to the yarn store.
what i think is fabulous about this smoke ring? it’s for a crossing guard in alaska. garish yellow acrylic? perfect. the trade was also pretty sweet. and the woman gave katie two skeins of lovely wool from her family’s flock. she’s supposedly ‘allergic’ to wool. all the more for us, i say :)
and me, on this little vacation i’ve been knitting too, even though i’ve 3 designs i need to get cracking on this month. i started the pregnancy sweater in some lovely stuff i inherited from flo. 100% wool from green mountain spinnery. i already altered the gauge a bit and am planning to put the arm holes up higher after reading finished comments on rav. we’ll see how much i get done before i have to come back into my real life!