My current work in progress:

Tawney Sweater,by Jenni Barrett, knit from MadelineTosh Tosh Sock, using 3.25mm and 3.5mm needles.

Clearing Things Up

Lately when I post photos of my socks on blockers, some of you think that the end of the blocker peeping out from the top of the sock is a knitted on edging.

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Nope! It’s my pretty red sock blocker, purchased at The Loopy Ewe.

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See?

Lucy and Wildlife

And a couple of you commented wondering how Lucy slept through the brief encounter with the squirrel. Lucy was a good seven miles away from the squirrel!

I live on the 10th floor of a highrise condo. Lucy is an indoor-only kitty. It would be a very intrepid squirrel indeed that managed to show itself to Lucy! We do get birds landing on the windowsills from time to time. I have a large window in the living room:

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Here’s the view from that window:

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Lucy does go nutsy-cuckoo when a bird lands on the windowsill!

And she does sleep a lot:

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She is particularly tired today because she spent a good part of last night waking me up to play with her.

New Sock

Here is the sock I just finished:

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I did not put it on a blocker to avoid confusion. 😉

Here’s a side view:

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The yarn is ShibuiKnits Sock in “periwinkle.”

Newsflash!

The KnitNation website for the event in London next July has today been updated with the class choices. Check it out! I believe that registration opens on December 1.

Book Winner

And the winner of the Kristin Nicholas book is Linda in Chicago. Linda, I’ve emailed you.

Thanks to everyone who left a comment!

Tune in tomorrow for a “Name-the-Pattern” contest!

Bits and Pieces

Just a few brief notes from the weekend . . .

News Item One:

There is a turkey stowed in the fridge. Lucy is hopeful that there will be some sort of interaction with said turkey later in the week.

News Item Two:

The Random Number Generator will chose the winner of the Kristin Nicholas book tomorrow evening.

News Item Three:

I finished some socks.

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News Item Four:

I started more socks.

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News Item Five:

I had a brief encounter with a squirrel:

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News Item Six:

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Lucy is napping.