This weekend we had 2 days of beautiful weather- which means I am almost too pooped to blog. But I had to put up some photos to document the fact that Spring Has Arrived (finally). Some of the things springing up around here—
((I probably just jinxed us))
Even though the blog has been focused mostly on new fleece acquisitions in recent weeks, I have been getting some knitting in-
Presenting Miami socks and coordinating Tassel Hat (which you’d probably never have a need for in Miami):
And Roman Holiday socks:
Roman Holiday socks are so named because a friend of mine went to Rome in March and brought me back two beautiful balls of Italian 8ply merino superwash wool as a souvenir!
Wool. Always the perfect gift.
Anyway, I carried the Italian wool around with me for a while, trying to figure out how I wanted to use the two colors together, then I just made up what I think is kind of a cool pattern. Here it is a little closer:
I almost think I like the wrong side better, though-
I think they’re going to be pretty schnazzy.
In other news, we did some more work on the fencing this weekend-
And while it is exhausting work,, I’m mighty pleased to be doing it. Each H-brace brings me a little closer to having sheep.
Beautiful hat and socks. I luv them.
I like the “wrong side” of Roman holiday better, too. And fencing! Yay! There are lots of little Shetlands in the NW just waiting for a loving spinner!
I love your fleece pictures! It looks like you do a lot of spinning. One thing to keep in mind is that when you get sheep, it may take away time from “playing” with the fiber. I love the sheep and think the trade off is worth it! Your fences look like they are coming along nicely.
Those are seriously sweet socks!