I had just a wonderful weekend in Mayville at the Weekend Retreat from Loose Ends Yarn Shop. There were some wonderful learning sessions, some of which I had the pleasure to lead. And the companionship of wonderful people. Oh the conversation and laughing and even some very deep discussions about why we are all here. I rate this a 4 STAR Weekend! **** Thanks Michele for all your hard work and creativity!
Some of the best conversation was about books and what we are reading and there were 3 librarians present for the retreat! It seems to me that knitters and creative people in general are great readers. We may all read for different reasons-some for sheer entertainment, others to continue our educations but, we seemed in general to be great readers!
I am casting off my Shapely Shawlette and thanks to Shannon B. I decided to do a picot cast off to make it as flexible as possible. Really great idea Shannon!
I will post a picture as soon as I get it blocked and get someone to model it! It is really turning out great! Michele knit on the boring part of my Pieces of Eight sock and now I have to finish the toe in the pale yellow and I will have the finished too! I taught a needlefelting session this weekend and I finished a really cute little white duck for that class. I will get a picture of that as soon as I dig him out of my stuff from this weekend!
Here is a picture of my cat Frederick. He is a pleasant fellow and enjoys the good life pretty well. He was born here and we have his sister Sally and his mother Daisy as well. He is a talkative and sensible cat.
Aren't these picture frames neat?
Well, I have to go unload the suitcase and get some laundry done. I am really ticked off that public television is begging money again so I don't get to see Last of the Summer Wine or Jeeves and Wooster tonight! Dang I wish they could find some more sure source of funding that this constant begging!
Talk to you later,
There is nothing more dreadful than imagination without taste.
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe