Thursday, May 26, 2005
Last Post till After the Wedding!
Thursday, May 19, 2005
Nana Sadie Rose Knitting Bags!
Challenges, Struggles, Losses
So today, along with the stresses of being the "mother of the bride," I'm also dealing with the loss of friendships and just when I feel like I need them most. The saddest part is wanting to be there to help those friends and not knowing how.
It was in that light that I participated in a long phone conversation with an RN from my health plan's heart patient support program, and probably talked her ear off. Then knitted two repeats of my baby afghan.
Finally, agitated, I picked up the triangle lace shawl. I think that was what was most comforting, odd as that sounds. It's such a challenge to concentrate on the chart, the slippery, soft yarn and now, working around the lifeline. And the cyberworld fell away. Till I started this post.
Maybe my missing cyberpals will read this. Maybe I'll hear from them. If not, I wish them peace, health, love. I hope they know how much they enriched my life. I send them warm hugs.
Sunday, May 15, 2005
Saturday, May 14, 2005
Triangle Lace Shawl Class!
So I frogged and started over yet again. I'm very pleased to show you this photo, taken at row 25, progressive blocking. I'm learning every time I pick this up to work on. I can read a chart now. It's quite hard for me, being without a portion of my vision, but I can read one if I take it slow. All of this was done from the chart. I'm proud of myself for that.
So later this week, I'll start lesson two. I have bags to make (and you'll see photos of those in the coming days).
But Nana is knitting, too! Have a terrific weekend!