Archive for October 12th, 2015

For all the enablers out there I want to let you know I ordered and received the yarn. Thank you for enabling me. I am happy as a clam at high tide.

Yarn Rascal went completely wild when the yarn came. He was so besides himself he came close to winning a Golden Paw Award. Has it been that long since I ordered yarn?

On Saturday, I went over to my parents and delivered the completed blanket to Dad.

herringbone blanket

The blanket turned out just as I wanted it to. The yarn was Berkshire Bulky in Cream, Stone, Medium Grey Heather, and Medium Brown Heather. The inspiration for the color combination was a geode. Dad seemed pleased with it. It turned out to be one heavy blanket.

On Saturday evening I wrenched my neck so I spent Sunday in a neck brace thing and a lot of pain. I got no knitting done. Today I am in less pain, but still in the brace. I also have a weird rash that seems to have popped up around the base of my neck. I swear it’s from the neck brace but how could I be allergic to a fabric covered foam thing? The rash goes between being very itchy and then being sore. Of course all this happens on an extended holiday when no doctor is on call. Such is my life.

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