that the mind moves more
freely in the presence of that
That the sight of the ocean
elevates the soul and gives rise
to thought of the infinite and the
~ Gustave Flabert : Madame Bovary
It's a wonderful feeling when you
cast off a project, block it and discover
your knit came out even better than you
had hoped, such is the case with my
Hunting Island Shawl, it is so much
prettier than I imagined. I adore knitting
with Meadow, it knits like a dream,
and while Cria Lace is soft and squishy,
it is a wee bit spitty so I had to really
be careful. A bonus to using these two
yarns was there was enough left over
that I could cast on another shawl
just like it to give as a Christmas gift.
exactly except I added three inches to
the main color and I'm glad I did just
to have a little more body to the shawl.
I love all of Cabinfour's designs and
look forward to casting on more in
While sitting on the beach I always have
a magazine in my beach bag and Organic Life
is a favorite.
On my night stand is The Truth According to Us
and just like The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
this book has drawn me in and I am savoring
Joining with Ginny.