life has been very busy here at the ole homestead. schooling, sick animals, construction and fibery goodness consume my days. i'm still working on holiday gifts....gads! i know i know! don't say it. one project i'm very happy with is some fingerless mittens for "she who shall not be named." i had a bunch of this nondescript light gray heather wool. i dyed the yarn in three shades of purple and knit another pair of berry hill fingerless mittens-i LOVE this pattern!
pretty boring eh? add a little color-
i'm very pleased with these. i hope the recipient is as well! it's amazing what a little dye will do!
getting new fiber to spin from "stitches" really got my butt in gear. i finished spinning the masham see past post! so i could begin one of my new treasures. here's the masham ready to spin.
here is the masham spun and plied. i was hoping for enough for socks as it's real strong but i'm not so sure. ugh!
here's another project- a close up of the patti socks i promised! they are coming along swell.
i leave you with a touch of spring- these daffodils are in such poor soil-they are stunted-they are only five inches tall-but still a joy to behold.