They say that once you hit 40, your eyes start to go. Apparently this is true because I'm having a hard time working on my linen projects. I pulled out Queen Ann last night and boy was that interesting! I may have to buy those $1 magnifiers from CVS to make looking at the linen easier. Once I got used to the small fabric, it got a bit better, but when I looked up at the TV and focused on that, it took a couple of seconds to re-focus back on the fabric. It just shows me that I should have done alot of my linen projects when my eyes were younger. Then again it doesnt help that it's 32ct belfast linen either. I think I need to pull out some Monaco 28ct evenweave. Something a bit bigger and more uniform will probably help. Plus I want to pull out my black kitties, Kats by Kelly from Calico Crossroads. My plan is to make up a few of these and put them in a wall hanging. I saw this once at a quilt show and thought the Kelly kitties would be perfect for this!
In knitting news, I finished my red scarf for the Red Scarf Project.
Teddy shows a truer version of the color. Its more of a maroon/burgundy than a red.
This was an easy scarf, I used the Mistake Rib pattern (k2p2k3) and kept knitting until it was longer than my tape measure. The yarn was Reynolds Utopia, #187. Its a pretty decent acrylic, machine washable and soft to the touch. That will go out by the end of the month.
Did I sleep thru Saturday's sky?!?
No, Hemi. I just wasn't home long enough to take it!