Jan 17, 2008


I've got nothing of substance today. It's just one of those days. My throat is scratchy so I'm drinking crazy amounts of tea to try to avoid losing my voice. It seems like everyone is getting sick and that's one trend I'm happy not to take part in. One new thing is that I'm drinking my tea without sweetner. It's a really small thing but maybe it'll help me move towards more healthy choices. We'll see.

DSC_0137How do you like this stuff. This is the same yarn, a wool with a silk winding, in it's natural state and after being dyed by me. What do you think of it? DQ had a big say in the colors.

I'm playing with it right now and trying to decide if it's the right thing for a very big project. If I like it then there will be about 10-12 more skeins coming my way to be divided and dyed before I use it to create about 100 small objects. Intrigued? I 'm not ready to say more than that right now but I will soon. What makes it even more unusual for me is that it's a crochet project which ought to be a huge clue for any family that are checking this out.

According to the reports there is snow on the way and I'd love to be able to wear my new felted mittens but they're still not quite finished because KP ignored the comments I sent in my most recent order. I was short by one ball of yarn so I noted the lot number I needed in the comments area. I can understand if they didn't have anything from that lot left but some acknowledgment of the comment would be nice. As it is, I don't know if they weren't paying attention or they couldn't supply that lot. Argh!

It probably doesn't matter because we may not get any snow after all. Those guys (even Doug, my weather dude of choice) are really just guessing anyway. Right? The skies do look very grey and ominous though. You never know.

ETA - it's 11:00 and the snow has started. Score one for the weather dude.


Cursing Mama said...

I will trade you snow for the little "cold snap" we're going to get.

I'm dying to know what you're going to crochet 100+ of.......

Carole Knits said...

I love the blue yarn that you dyed, the variegations and shadings are beautiful.

Knitting Granny said...

That blue yarn is gorgeous! Have you died lots of yarn? I'm guessing maybe you'll be crocheting an afghan or a blanket? Whatever it is, it will be beautiful.

Anonymous said...

The blue yarn is beautiful! I'm also guessing it'll be an afghan.

Carol said...

You did a great job! The blue is perfect! I look forwar dto seeing what's it's going to be :)