I've been listening to old podcasts lately - mostly because if I appear to be absorbed in something then small people will leave me alone. I lately have listened to about, oh, twenty of the early Lime and Violet episodes - reliving all of the glory of Kiltboy, Hairy Moley Man, and the like. Well, they did it to me again. Just when I got to where I wasn't buying from etsy every time I checked out the show notes I listened to the enthusiasm of the then-new knitalong with the Lisa Sousa colorway. Out of curiosity I looked at the blog for it and fell in love with the yarn. You guessed it - a skein is coming my way. To be fair, though, my resistance is weak at Lisa's site anyway. She's so great with colors. Seriously - check it out. (Channeling Ms V!) The other great idea I've copied from them is the Sock Yarn Marathon. See, I have alot of sock yarn - I like to make socks and small things. I think it would be fun to see how much I could knit up in a designated amount of time. I'll be getting it all organized this week and deciding on a date. Anyone want to join me?
I have several things to show off - no pictures tonight, though. I have some mom stuff to do. You'll be seeing things soon, though, I promise.
Does anyone know how to spin a batt with a drop spindle? I have a gorgeous batt and am afraid to mess it up. Although, I suppose, it's all up to the artist, just like any fiber medium and whatever I do to it - spin, felt, glue, etc - is all personal choice and therefore not messed up. Yes, I referred to myself as an artist because I can. (I have an attitude right now - it's been a kid weekend and I can't discuss the details.)
I found out this past week that I walk unusually. Apparently I don't use my toes like I'm supposed to and that's part of why my feet hurt. It's always something.