Hats and scarves – green and brown
Another Hat/Beanie September 12, 2017
Knitting continues rain (of which we have had none) or shine (of which we have had plenty).
Back To Greens And Yellows July 29, 2017
Shades of green and yellow – Knitted Hat 12
A New Color Combination July 21, 2017
Progress on a new series of simple hats. A change from the green and yellow series.
11 green and yellow caps all in a row
Knitting in the News June 10, 2017
This article was in the Seattle Times today. The featured knitter is 100 years old and still going strong, knitting sweaters for babies in need.
This knitter, not quite 100 yet, has reverted to knitting hats.
I’m out of practice. Could do better!
Knitting Knitting Knitting January 12, 2016
Maybe I should knit a few hats. I feel inspired after watching a Arne & Carlos video.
A Bit of Knitting, a Bit of Reading November 2, 2011
Well, I’ve managed to finish a couple of works-in-progress. Very simple projects. A scarf knit with some of the nice yarn I bought over at Churchmouse Yarns in Bainbridge. And a simple crochet hat – just in time for the colder weather ccoming. …… a very dark photo – I’ll try for a daylight photo tomorrow. (p.s. daylight photo below – a sunny morning – hooray!)
More interesting possibly has been my reading. First a book written by Evelyn Ames back in 1967 when she took a month long safari with friends and a guide to explore parts of East Africa. The illustrations are by Victor Ambrus, another name from the past. Evelyn Ames is a poet and a writer. Her writing reflects an inner sensitivity to the experiences that she is having in seeing the wildlife of East Africa as it was then over 40 years ago. We were in East Africa at that time and were fortunate to be able to travel extensively to remote areas. But the wildlife was only part of our experience. With the Evelyn Ames book, as the title, A Glimpse of Eden, implies, her emphasis in on the wildlife in its natural state. And she wonders what the natural scene in East Africa will be in 50 years time. Very different I am sure although I can’t personally testify to that. According to the blurb on the dust jacket, her writing is compared with that of Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen) for capturing the essence of Africa. I am such a fan of Isak Dinesen – I’m not sure that Evelyn Ames is in the same class. Nor did Evelyn in a 2 month private safari, become a part of the fabric of life in East Africa. I don’t think the books compare at all. Still, I would recommend reading the book if you happen to come across it.