My current work in progress:

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


Easter Sunday



Lucy and I are spending a quiet Easter Sunday at home. It’s rather chilly outside, so we are hunkered down on the couch. One of us is knitting, the other purring in her sleep.

I have just started the border pattern on my shawl.



I ended up doing one less repeat of the body pattern then I had planned because I think the extra repeat would have made it too long I’ve got 42 rows of border pattern planned, and as there are eleventy-billion stitches per row, it will take me a while to complete.


But I’m in no hurry.

Here’s a special little Easter movie for you all. No expense was spared in the making of it, as you can see from the wonderful production values. Bloglines readers, there is a video embedded here.

Oh, and it is kinda loud, so you might wanna turn down the volume if you are in a public place.Lucy sez:




“I’ll keep a look-out for birds!”


  1. Has someone had too many Peeps and chocolate eggs?

  2. Like I always say…Nothing quite says Easter like a boinging sheep!

  3. Yep, too many Peeps and way too much chocolate. Boing Boing Boing!!!
    Have a great day! Mine will be like yours!

  4. It’s a quiet day in Baltimore as well . . . a good day to sit quietly, listen to good music, and knit. And yeah, those chocolate eggs will get you every time!

  5. So you didn’t say which one was knitting and which one was purring!

  6. That is the cutest little thing…quite a show..made my day..Happy Easter

  7. Even working today was nice and relaxing, since so many people were not calling to make hotel reservations. So for me, it was like having another holiday and getting paid for it.

    I just wish I’d remembered to bring my knitting to work today.

    Happy Easter!

  8. Just a question i have been meaning to ask for awhile… what do you use to get those great popup photos!? love it


  9. Sounds like a wonderful Easter. It was 80 here today so I opened all the window and talked my 14yo son into coloring eggs with me. It was perfect day ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Steven Speilberg has nothing on you, Wendy! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Michele In Maine says:

    My kitties were looking over my should last week during all the talk of the Wildside Salmon. They had me looking in all the local grocery stores to no avail. Finally, they insisted I search on the internet for the treats, which I did, and now I have three packages on their way to me. I hope I get home before they get delivered (my ups man just puts things inside my door) or there may be nothing left by the time I get there! They say “thanks, Lucy!” for the tip.

  12. What a sense of humor you have!!!

  13. Nummmmmmy Salmon Treats is what my kitties say…well except for sannybug who doesnt like kitty treats for some reason, Oh well thats what the CatNip is for!

  14. Hey- that sounds just like my Easter! A cold rainy day, me knitting with Magpie resting and purring on my lap.

  15. Theresa in Italy says:

    We had rain, too—what is it with this weather?

    Excellent video. Hope you didn’t go over budget!

  16. Yeah, chocolate and relaxing with a kitty. It doesn’t get any better than that. The shawl is gorgeous. You are so lucky to have a cat who doesn’t mess with your knitting. I often catch mine, face first in a knitting bag, using a working strand as kitty floss. (I’ve taken to hanging my knitting bags on coat hooks out of her reach.) Or she will sit on unattended knitting and then leap, snagging the yarn ferociously on take-off. I can’t imagine what damage she would do to that shawl!
    The video is cute, but I would so like to have seen Lucy’s reaction to such a toy.

  17. I’m thinking the yarn is for another mermaid jacket, but I’ve been wrong before. Maybe I should research this. :o)