Passing Down Crazy

Because Sometimes the Best Thing You Can Give Your Kid is an Addiction…To Yarn


Damask Kauni. The End.

I did it!!!!!  My Damask Kauni is finished and it only took 7 years.  Seven.  Long.  Years.

I knit most of the day today, stopping only to put in the next load of laundry and fold the last one.  I finished the picot edge on the sleeve at about 7 PM tonight.  I wove in the  rest of the ends and threw it in the sink.

Isn’t that the most inspiring photo you’ve ever seen???

It’s now hanging out on the floor of my bedroom.  I really didn’t think my second sleeve was going to block very well.  I’ll have to admit I wasn’t very careful knitting it.  I was so over this sweater!!!  It looks pretty decent though.

There will be a proper photo shoot next week.  I’m either going to have to bribe Ms In Charge or a niece to model it.

Now it’s time to clean up the kitchen and pack.  Part of us are heading out after school tomorrow to Northern Minnesota for some serious snowmobiling. Dreamboy is taking some friends.  I’ll be the only girl along and I’m only allowed because I cook.

My goal is to finish another sweater.  This one was started in 2006.

I’m going to have so many empty knitting needles.


I love Spring!!!

We grilled on Saturday night.  My Hero still had to walk over a bunch of snow to get there, but that grilled steak was wonderful.

As you can see, I’m playing with spring yarn.  I have Handmaiden Sea Silk in two colors.  I’m studying a bunch of patterns.  I think the topaz is going to be the LOVe Shawlette.  I’m not sure about the Berry yet.  I love spring!

I’m pretty sure my reality check bounced.  Here’s what it’s like around here in reality!

We got at least a foot of snow in the last 24 hours and it’s still snowing.

Frankie is in heaven!!!

Dreamboy, on the other hand, is not so thrilled right now.  We have a circle driveway and the snow was still piled high on both sides.  He’s now resorted to piling it in the middle of the circle.  It’s great having a kid old enough to run a skid loader, because it takes at least two hours every time we get dumped on.  He’ll be happy in another hour when he heads out on the snowmobile!

I’m going to go wind that sea silk.

Think spring!!!