Dear Blog Friends,
I’ve missed you! When I said I’d be busy, I had no idea… I’ve been keeping up with things (Well, not the laundry so much, but that’s not really new…) but I’ve let the blogging slide. I hope you don’t mind too terribly; I’ve been reading blogs and still playing some on Ravelry. Let’s see if I can catch you up on the past week or so…
I really like this award, and I’ve seen it circulating Blogland for a bit now. There are so many blogs I read, and I enjoy all of them. I’m supposed to pick 10 bloggers to pass the award to, so I’ll narrow my choices by including some folks who haven’t gotten this recognition yet.
- My dearest Farm-Witch, whose spinning is a great inspiration, and who makes me feel I’m not alone in my mild-to-moderate insanities…
- Eva, who is always trying new things (with great success!) I love her sense of humor too.
- Peggy is upbeat and hilarious, a lace-knitter extraordinaire who is also grammy to the adorable Emma Belle.
- Rabbitch, whose posts I always look forward to (though I’ swear she’s going to make me actually spew coffee out my nose one of these days…)
- Aija, another fantastic spinner and a fellow sock addict. (And have you seen her stitch markers? The woman is a machine.)
- Laurie, once a swap-pal of mine; I’m happy whenever I see she’s posted to her knit blog, she’s like that great neighbor you’re always glad to chat with. She makes beautiful stitch markers too!
- RuthieJ, an accomplished knitter who posts wonderful photos of the birds in her area. (And you thought getting good photos of knits was hard?)
- Trixie, a knitter and birder whose photos of Alaskan landscapes make me homesick. Her daughter is a biathlon competitor competing in the next Arctic Winter Games!
- Robin, who always has so much going on! Her husband’s blacksmithing adventures are a bonus.
- Susan, on of my favorite fiber-painters, just started her blog, which makes me so happy!!!
So there you are; each of you, if you would like, can nominate ten folks who make your day. I hope my readers may discover a blog or two that makes them smile too.
On to the knitting!
I’ve done only a tiny bit on my poor Selbu mittens. I’m working on the decreases for the first mitten. I’d better hurry, I want to get them done before the end of January for the Loose Knit Group!
A friend of mine is expecting her second child in April, and I’ve decided to use up some of my sock-yarn leftovers making baby socks.
Andy made me a book stand for my Autumn Rose pattern.