THE FOLLOWING IS A COPY OF THE RAVELRY POSTING FROM TODD GOCKEN WHO IS SPEAR-HEADING THE MIDWEST RETREAT. If you have any questions, you can also communicate with me (Thor) here on Men Who Knit.
When I Need To Damage The Cause Of My Knitting Obsession!
Now, back to work on those humans who cause me stress.
The North Sea Shawl from Cheryl Oberle's Folk Shawls. This was a great pattern - Cheryl really knows how to write an easy to follow no nonsense pattern.
So, I haven't placed a blog since I had this account. I was playing around with some yarn that I got from the Dollar Store and was working on a free handed sweater, that turned into a dress.
My wife wore a shawl I made for her on a recent trip to her mother's. Her mother said she'd really like to have something like that to wear, so here it is.
My nephew Alex arrived yesterday. He has moved to the great Pacific Northwest to finish his engineering degree. I'm soooo excited. He has turned into such a nice young man.
Not earth-shattering news, but pertains to knitting nevertheless.
A couple of months ago, I treated myself on some Sublime cashmere merino silk combo, dk weight for 2 different projects.
In my 56 years on this planet, I have physically moved my residence, at this count, over 49 times. I suppose that says something - not sure yet if denial will fade on the self-examination process.