The birds are chirping (screaming) in the trees, it is partly cloudy but quite warm, Tina is barking fiercely right here under my window, she is trying to talk some sense into annoying rodents which have grown big and fat under the thick snow carpet during the winter months and have now surfaced... after all it is spring and the world is bursting life after the long rest.
But first of all I would like to point out to you all that KnitNation class registration is about to start (May 1st)
But the knitting...
I tried to make a sock out of hardwearing Gansey yarn --- Wendy Guernsay five ply for my daughter to wear inside her boots but I just could not to. It felt so thick and somehow hard in my hands and maybe a bit too wintery too that I had to put it away. I turned to mittens but just the same...
Ice Fantasia by Anne Hanson).
Irtfa'a) about the same time because I could not decide which one I liked best and then and there promised to knit them all. So two of them are done and the third one is on the needles.
I just love tiny sweaters and cardigans and I have been swatching for a wee Korsnäs-like (combination of knitting and crochet) cardigan. The colors here are not traditional but somehow they feel just right at the moment. The motif is traditional "dancing girls", in my mind the most beautiful one amongst the traditional patterns.
Wool with you,