My current work in progress:

Seaforth designed by Alice Starmore, knit in British Breeds 5-ply Guernsey Wool on US 3 needles.


Not So Much With the Knitting Progress

The Little Princess required that I play with her for quite an extended period last night, so knitting time was severely curtailed.


I do, however, have one finished sock:


This is knitted in sock yarn I purchased from Spirit-Trail at the MDS&W festival. (P.S. to those of you who have asked me what yarn it is — I always list the details of my works in progress over in the sidebar. Well, except for the shawl I just finished. But that wasn’t a “real” project — that was a diversion.)

Because I have little progress to show, I present instead a photo essay.

This week I did an impromptu photoshoot for work — they wanted still photos of a particular courthouse to be used in a training video we are making. Okay, here you go:


Except . . . that’s the wrong courthouse. Oops. Try again:


That would be the wrong courthouse, too. In my defense, there are a lot of courthouses here. Third time was the charm:


And it even has a cool statue out front:


Do you feel properly diverted?

Oh. The yarn posing on the computer in yesterday’s post? That’s some of my handspun — it’s the last item documented on this page. It’s going with me on my trip to NY and NJ this weekend and it’s going to be knitted into . . .

Gotta run! Lucy wants to play.



  1. WOW, so many courthouses so little time! I hope you have a lovely unrainy trip to NJ and NY this weekend. Seems like the east coast will all have to collectively climb into a raft and knit some dry land.

  2. At least you have your priorities straight–cat first, then knitting if there’s time left. Most of the time my cats will curl up next to me while I knit, and they ignore the yarn. Got The Book and have been happily perusing it; still working on the Powers That Be at “my” bookstore to get you out here to Calif. for a signing!

  3. Ooooh quality Lucy time!!! It’s a good thing since you’ll be gone for a little bit, but shhhh we won’t tell.

    Love the sock and I loved your homespun. Be safe on your travels.

  4. Tease! You TEASE!

  5. Hey! Lucy doesn’t look like she wants to play AT ALL…..

  6. Alice in Richmond says:

    Do I hear maniacal laughter????

  7. I completely understand. Not much gets done around here when Stinker gets the buggy-eyed play-with-me-now crazies.

  8. NJ welcomes you! See you on Saturday!

  9. A yarn tease?! How could you?? ๐Ÿ˜‰ Ahh the demands of kitties…they are quite the mistresses aren’t they? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  10. What Lucy wants, Lucy gets!

  11. All the more reason to get to Knitty City on Sunday…what could you be knitting with that yummy handspun????

  12. You’re such a tease! But, what Princess Lucy wants, she gets.

  13. Hmm, I think you’re being tricksy there. She doesn’t look so much with the playful in that last shot!

  14. Tease! ๐Ÿ˜›