My current work in progress:

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


Square D

Just popping in to report that Square D is done!

Not only is Square D done, but I have joined Square C to D, and then joined the two completed blanket strips. So here are four squares joined together:

At the center where the four squares meet, I picked up a couple of extra stitches on each strip to join via the three-needle bind-off. There was a bit of a gap there because of seam between the two squares.

Alternatively, I could have carefully sewn up the little hole that was in the center, but picking up and binding off the extra stitches worked nicely. I plan to pick up an extra stitch or two at each seam end as I do the i-cord edging around the outer edge of the blanket.

American Lamb

Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway for the skein of lovely American Lamb yarn. The Random Number Generator chose Amy as the winner. Amy has been emailed. (Oh, and click on the link above to visit Amy’s blog — lovely knitting and some very cute kitties!)


That is indeed a Thirty-One tote that Lucy was sporting in my last blog entry. My buddy L-B gave me the tote a couple of months ago and it makes a fantastic knitting bag. And from the moment I brought it home, Lucy has been obsessed with it.

Today, I have a somewhat shocking photo to post:

Headless Lucy!!



  1. I don’t think I can find Lucy’s head in about half of the pictures you post of her! When she curls up, it’s hard to figure out which end is which! She’s adorable nonetheless.

  2. Looks like Cold Lucy from here. (smile)

  3. I love how your seams came together it looks seamless 😉 I will have to remember your trick of picking up the extra stitches.
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  4. Found her head… mainly due to first finding her luscious feathery tail!

  5. The blanket is really looking lovely! My kitties lay like that some times. Always think they must be trying to block out the light so they can nap better;O))

  6. When mine lie like that theyre’ usually doing some private cleaning. Unfortunately they tend to slurp when doing so – gross!

  7. The blanket is beautiful! I really like the variation in the color of the yarn. Makes it look neat.
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  8. Those squares really are very pretty!

    I just visited Amy’s blog, it’s great. She takes nice pictures, too.

  9. Lucy is definitely beautiful no matter what pose she is in.
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  10. I really like it! Most knitting is very symmetrical, this is like a breath of randomness.

  11. Lucy is charming! We have a headless sleeper too (, they look very much alike 🙂
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