After hours knitting life of a biologist, with some books and beads thrown in for good measure.
Is that a new sock in progress at the top? Gorgeous yarn! Love your cabled socks, too!
Pretty beads and knitting!
What is the pattern of the second pic? And the yarn? Inquiring minds want to know! ;)
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Aran Pocket Shawl from Folk Shawls by Cheryl Oberle in Berroco Ultra Alpaca. Ready to block.
Chevron Scarf in Fleece Artist Merino Burgundy and Woodland.
Cable Rib Socks: Variation 1 in Tofutsies. First in a series of variations on Nancy Bush's Cable and Rib Sock from IK Fall 2005.
Wide-bordered Scarf with Diamond Insertion from VLT. Schoeller + Stahl La Spezia (color 958: turquoise).
Scarf (p. 80) from VLT
Gingerbread Cable Socks
4x4 Rib Socks in Fleece Artist Merino Parrot.
Piecrust Basketweave Scarf in Plymouth Chunky Alpaca, color 551
Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her by Melanie Rehak. The title pretty much says it all. It is a fun read.
No Sheep for You by Amy R. Singer. Knitting without wool.
Acqua Alta by Donna Leon. A Commissario Guido Brunetti Venetian mystery. An excellent series that may be read out of order.
Blue Iris: Poems and Essays by Mary Oliver. Poems and short essays on plants and flowers. She is not a sentimental Romantic. Highest recommendation.
Skeleton Scarf from Arctic Lace in Jaegerspun Zephyr, color Admiral.
Cabled Bolster from Twists and Turns (Spring 2007) in Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece, color Cotton Ball.
A Bone of Contention by Susanna Gregory. Third Matthew Bartholomew Chronicle. ****
A Conspiracy of Violence by Susanna Gregory. First Thomas Chaloner adventure. ****
A Deadly Brew by Susanna Gregory. Fourth Matthew Bartholomew Chonicle. ****
Pardonable Lies: A Masie Dobbs Mystery by Jacqueline Winspear. Third Masie Dobbs mystery. ****
The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig. First Eloise Kelly adventure/mystery/romance. ***
Easter Island by Jennifer Vanderbes. ****
Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith. Second mystery of the Number 1 Detective Agency series. ****