Wednesday, February 21, 2007


I've been pondering - How is it that I became old enough for my baby to turn 14 years old? The time truly does fly...

As luck would have it, we were in Chicago last weekend. It was a much needed break and the weather cooperated wonderfully. We did the art, we went to the ice rink, shopped, but mostly ate. I love the anonymity that the city brings and always feel right at home.

Yes, I found a yarn store...or two. Strangely enough, I didn't really want any yarn. All of the handpainted was measured against Chris' Briar Rose and just didn't cut it for me. I did find those buttons for the Making Tracks Cardigan and will post a photo soon. They are sewn on, but I am protesting my camera. Bugg was gifted with a new camera for Christmas and it has spoiled me. There is definitely a trip to Circuit City coming up in my near future!

It was sad to have to come home, and reluctantly, we schlepped back into the small town groove.

My other baby is having a birthday in a few weeks. Bugg will be 17! My goodness, I have been blessed!

Saturday, February 10, 2007

Stopped dead in making my tracks (cardigan, that is)

Remember my Making Tracks Cardigan? Well, it is almost finished.

The only thing missing are the buttons. I know what size, I know they should be hand made out of cherry wood. I have not been able to find buttons that fit the bill.

So, the photos get posted because I need to know something is being finished. I will continue on my hunt for the buttons.

A trip to Chicago is in our near future and maybe I will try to find Corinne's LYS...I always need new yarn