Apricots waiting their turn to be turned into jam. Peaches and nectarines to enjoy. And a medley of cherry tomatoes to just enjoy. Summer produce has finally started to come into the farmer’s markets locally.
I honestly keep forgetting to blog. Yes bad blogger. So what I have been doing? Knitting for starters. I am hooked on color work aka stranded knitting. It is highly addictive it seems.
I have knit quite a few hats over the summer which has turned out to be good for this recent spat of early cold here on the East Coast. Current proof of knitting is a pair of Muckle Mitts for a friend.
And I will hopefully try to be a better blogger now that colder weather is returning.
Perfect day for hand sewing the binding on this little scrappy flannel quilt. Part of cleaning up the studio means sewing up the scraps into utility quilts. This one used up all of the flannel scraps in the scrap basket and is mostly florals. The backing and binding are also flannel so nice and toasty under it while doing the hand work.
Some spinning was accomplished as well. One bobbin of Hello Yarn Club that had been on the wheel for longer than I care to admit was finished. It is now resting before being plied. And the wheel has been cleaned and is ready to spin up some fiber from the stash. This time I am going to aim for a slightly thicker than my normal fingering/DK weight handspun.
And the snow was very nice to have to chill a bottle of Far Eastern Shore‘s Dream which is a chocolate raspberry port. That is the perfect nightcap on a chilly evening.