Look what I received in the mail yesterday:
Whoo hoo! Knitting magazines never cease to thrill me. To see so much finished knitting is such a joy, even if I don't particularly like the patterns. I love to search out all the different yarns, read the patterns to see how "that" was executed, whatever "that" was.
I loved the cover shawl, though I usually am not into lace knitting. Here is the full shot:
Don't you just love the drama?
Other designs I was particularly smitten with:
If I could fathom sleeveless anything at this point, here is a lovely one:
Of course, if you put anything in front of an ocean, I will love it.
The cable collar on this one tickled my creative bent:
Besides the actual patterns, two advertisements piqued my interest. Most important -- LOOK! A new cotton from Cascade :
I cannot wait to try.
This book looks wonderfully sensible and fun -- 60 patterns!!
Other news from the homefront: Kate was so offended by the empty ketchup bottle at lunch that she had to cover her eyes with her leopard hoodie until Wade moved it off the table. Wade said she was being rude and she shouldn't cover her face when at the dinner table. (MY child said this -- truly stunning.)
My kids never cease to amaze me on so many levels. Knit on.