Project finished: owl sweater for Miss K

Today I finished my holiday knitting project. I used to bring socks on vacation, they being portable and always in demand. Lately, though, I’ve found sweaters to be more satisfying. I can knock one off in a few weeks easily, around other things, and somehow they seem momentous enough for a summer project. This was…

Daniel’s Sweater

A few weeks ago I made a small sweater for the son of a friend. I took a whack of photos, wrote up this blog post and then realized that I couldn’t post it without spoiling the surprise. After dropping off the sweater, I forgot entirely about the post! So here is Daniel’s sweater ,…

Baby, baby

Life’s phases come in waves, it seems. Deaths, marriages, tragedies and periods of joy are never isolated, but cluster together to what can seem like mutual exclusion. Right now I seem to be in the midst of a deluge of babies. The most recent pair were twins Isaac and Alice, the kids of Jennifer and…