There have been loads of finishes since I last posted!
The long picot row is done and the shawl is blocked. It’s been worn, even, and goes well the intended skirt.
Also finished, some interminable black fingerless gloves, and a couple of hats.
Another finish I didn’t get a photo of is a pair of knitted knockers, plus another hat.
All the hats and the knockers are for A’s niece who is in for a wild ride. She has been diagnosed with Stage IIIB cancer, has had a mastectomy, and is now undergoing a zillion scans to determine if the cancer has spread, and what the treatment will be.
So while we wait, I knit. She said the knitted knockers are better than anything else she has tried, so I will keep knitting those. And soft washable hats.
Meanwhile, Mom recovered amazingly fast from her
attempt to give us all heart attacks emergency
And all the tax training is done, it is time to start preparing returns. Today is the first day, and I will be in a new venue, working with a different volunteer from my normal crew. But we all know what we are doing, so I am pretty sure it will feel familiar in about two minutes. I will be doing this every other Saturday. It will really cut into my knitting time! Also, it means I will miss Whorls and Purls every other week, which is a drag. But spring will come, and things will return to normal!
I have to run and get ready, but I will be back…