some finished knitting
so, remember that effortless cardigan i mentioned here? i’m still working on it. but, in the mean time, i’ve finished: a baby shower gift * pattern: ribbed baby jacket, by Debbie Bliss * yarn: Cascade 220 Heathers, 1 skein * needles: US 8 (5 mm) * modifications: i used a thermal rib stitch for the body of the jacket. there’s just something about dressing a baby up...
did i mention that i started taking cello lessons 8 months ago? i’ve always loved this instrument and have wanted to learn how to play since i was in high school. with help from friends and coworkers, i found a fantastic instructor and rented a cello. i’ve been practicing some minuets from Suzuki’s lesson books. my other lesson books are Feuillard’s “methode du...
hello, banana slug!
this morning, i went for a hike with my roommate and a couple of our friends. i would not have noticed this little guy (and many more just like him) on the side of the trail, if my roommate and friends didn’t point them out. (i was too busy looking out for poison oak, since i was wearing cropped pants.) they humored me and waited while i ooh’d and ahh’d and snapped a dozen...