It’s true–sheep in the city! For one day only–Thursday, Sept. 27th–sheep will graze alongside midtown lunchers in Bryant Park, which I like to think of as my library’s backyard. I’m particularly excited about their visit because, after a trip to Ireland this summer that included five days of hiking across green hills and pastures among
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Last week I completed my first colorwork sweater–just in time for a pre-spring warm spell. Here I am, ignoring the sunny day as I revel in the sweater’s finished form while Upstate over the weekend.
(Ravelers, you’ll find more pictures as well as details on the project page.)
The yarn, Alafoss Lopi, is a
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Illustration from You Can Weave by Mary E. Black and Bessie R. Murray
“In my experience hobbies have a happy faculty of untying the many knots one accumulates during a busy day; they also provide wonderful insurance against old age.”
—Mary E. Black
Speaking of hobbies and aging, for my latest birthday
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Although once skeptical, I have become a zealous convert to e-readers. At home we have a few different kinds of readers lying around the apartment, but my favorite is the slim and simple little Sony Pocket Edition. And since I didn’t have just the right protective case for it, I went ahead and made one.
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