Monday, May 18, 2009

I Have A Crochet Hook And I'm Not Afraid To Use It!

Yup, the truth is out, I am a turning into one of those "fiber fanatics" I picked up the crochet hook after  10 year hiatus and after getting on some yarn webbie sites I have found a fun bunch of gals to "loop" with once a week. 
I mostly make scarves, and have been exploring new yarns, like this one which is almost all soy based. Imagine, the same stuff tofu is made out of! But I wouldn't go chewing on it, it's not that tasty, not that I would know ;o) .  

 I have started my first sweater it is the chevron lace cardigan from milobo:
it is working pretty quickly, I am working it with washable wool. 

More about this stuff later.. gotsta go to sleep...

Monday, May 11, 2009

Entish thinking...

What is that? I think it's an Ent or someone swallowed up by one!  

While walking in a nearby park,  I saw at first the shape of one eye, then the smile, and it looked like it was winking at me! 

I spied this happy face peeking out from the roots of a tree as I was walking through a nearby park while taking m&j for thier first bike ride of the season. I happened to take my camera and found some excellent trees to snap pics of.  
Can you still see the face in the last picture I took as I stepped away from the tree? It is at the base of the tree.




My father worked as a tree surgeon, and could tell you the american name, latin name and whether you could eat any part of a plant or tree while we were walking outdoors. I like the way trees can look different even though they are the same species.  
This tree bark reminds me of
 yarn tassels on the end of a scarf or a cool head of dreadlocks.