Archive for May 11th, 2009

In which much knitting took place.

May 4, 2009

I took this through my windshield while driving through the foundry/industrial area of DeKalb. Safety first, of course — I didn’t look at the picture as I composed it. I like the foundry area, it’s got a lot of textures and character.

May 5, 2009

Femiknitter gave me these sunglasses when I went out to visit her. They are huge, absurd, and cover most of my face. I love them. (I cast on for the cardigan on Tuesday)

May 6, 2009

The elusive cattus domesticus. She’s taken to hiding behind the old recliner and leaping out at passersby. It’s entirely hilarious. (More knitting happened)

May 7, 2009

Looking up at two trees, one leafy and one not leafy. I was taking pictures of the stripey baby cardigan outside the library on my lunch hour, and lay back on the bench to see this. Taa-daaa.

May 8, 2009

NinjaHusband and his best friend CornBred (I’m not giving him a cute blog nickname for privacy reasons, that’s really what we all call him). CornBred had just graduated with his Master’s degree and we were all super gleeful. (Not much knitting happened this day)

May 9, 2009

On Saturday we went to Starved Rock state park with our friends Ryan and Lindsay, and had a great time. We hiked for 2.5 hours, had a picnic lunch, and hung out. This waterfall is in one of the canyons … no idea which one. I love being there, and being outside in all the green was awesome. (Very little knitting on this day)

May 10, 2009

The baby cardigan. I knit from the underarms all the way to where the knitting stops yesterday. Lots of knitting. With 80% cotton yarn. And today I only knit two rows. My poor hands. But the sweater is almost done. Woo! Also, Happy Mother’s Day!

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