You crack me up! I am addicted now - I check your site everyday to see what's up, and if you haven't been in yet, I check again later. (I won't say many times, that would make me seem pitiful, wouldn't it?)
I love the wool-pig button! The swatch is looking very lovely. I'm glad you ignored requests to leave it alone and went with an edging. Yes, I think it is definitely Joe's turn to take care of the kids! Your physical and mental health depends on it!
I take back my edging-hesitant-ness--that edging looks terrific!
And I love the buttons and will steal both (which is probably good because I had put a thumbnail of the voodoo dolls picture next to the link to your blog on my sidebar. :) I couldn't resist.)
Enjoy your tea--only a few hours of togetherness to go!
Are there qualifications to brand one-self "Wool Pig"? You know. Number of bins, poundage/yardage minimums. That sort of thing.
I was wrong.
There. I said it. Treasure this moment - I don't often admit to erroneous judgement.
The sh... er, swatch is now perfect. The edging has removed it from the realm of beautiful to jaw-dropping gorgeous.
Wow! The swatch is lovely! Hope calmness descends soon! I love your blog!
Landrace or Tamworth? Inquiring minds want to know.
Fab swatch !
I particularly like the beautiful swatched edging.
Stephanie, it is the most beautiful swatch I've ever seen, truly. I come and look at the pictures every day and just can't believe someone could make something so delicate. You have every right to be proud of it!
ps.. I stole your pig! :o)
Sigh... lovely swatching... :)
I think I too will make off with a wool pig.
Great piece in Spin-Off, by the way!
Your swatch is now even more beautiful. I'm beginning to love holes - lots and lots of holes. I never thought I would admit to this, now I've said it. Hallelujah! Spring Break is almost over. I'm sure sanity will return quickly. Brew some more tea while you wait.
Ok, what is the yarn? It looks like I am doing enough knitting and selling that I might be able to buy some yarn as nice as that.
Stephanie, I love your humor and I love your swatch. The edging was the right choice - it really finishes it. The idea of March breaks was indeed invented by schools to keep parents in line when it comes time to vote more tax money for the schools ;-) I know this as a fact since I'm a former teacher and the teacher's union always scheduled a strike right after a long vacation. It usually only took a few days of parents calling downtown to get them to cave in on any and all demands. "Give them ANYTHING, but get these kids back at school." :-)
Isn't it wonderful how much you can get from a little tiny ball of yarn when you do lace knitting?
Thanks again for your humor.
Love the lace. I've been under the weather, too, unfortunately, it is not my karma to have ANY peace and quiet for the next, oh, 13 years.
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