Moving right along, I sorted all of the things out of the van and put it all away. In doing so, I had made the conscious decision to bring along a few bags of yarn and one that contained UFOs.
It was a bit too cold to spend time in the garden
If you are thinking this is a might big, you are right. There is enough room back there for sheep, a horse or multiple pups. Issue allocation is one riding lawnmower per three houses.
[aside: Unlike Ft Drum where the issue allocation was one snowblower per two buildings!]
We also have outbuildings –
in back of the house
Opening the UFO bag – I pulled out the forever sweater – a funnel neck sweater in broken rib that I started very early in 1996. Yes, you are reading that correctly. I think this is the oldest UFO in my stash. It weighs a ton.
As you can see, there is only the one sleeve to go.
Wanting something that was portable and would go quickly – Noah picked out this yarn for handwarmers –
Making up the pattern as I went in a 6/2 rib
They were completed in less than a couple of hours and match perhaps better than the young man’s huge hands.
After being quiet for the space of her brother’s handwarmers, Ms Pink brought down the left over Wicked –
And started stringing beads. I suggested that it would be a good thing to count up the number of beads required by the skull chart and to string enough silver beads on the yarn for both warmers.
My hands are a bit achy from the sweater, but I think I am making progress.