Friday, July 27, 2012


Halfway through the second pink and green sock. On to the fourth quarter!

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Halftime Report

At long last, the first pink and green sock:

Friday, July 20, 2012

Slow Going

Still working on the first pink and green sock. I've decided to go back to a longer heel flap, like I used to use on my socks, but had been getting lazy about more recently.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A Pair of Birds

Finally finished the second Macaw sock.
And I started a new pair, this time from Curiously Zen handpainted BFL, which has been stewing in my stash for many a year.

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Folklife Festival

The stupendously hot weather of the past few weeks has kept me away from this year's Smithsonian folklife festival until now. Not that it was all that much cooler today, but it was the last day, so it was now or never. There was a display of mural in the "citified" section.
There were also plenty of interesting exhibits from various colleges. This explains how native Hawaiian sailors navigated:
It seemed really complicated. I'm glad I wasn't a native Hawaiian sailor. Here's a display of useful items made from buffalo:
There were holey cows like at Maryland Day, but there was an artificial one for practicing your milking skills.
My favorite bit was this big globe made from blue and white plastic bags.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Indian Summer

I spun some 2-ply in the color "Indian Summer"
This is Erica's chihuahua modelling the finished product. He's quite adorable, no?