Sunday, October 21, 2007

Half term break at last

and a little knitting.

This is the start of a cardigan for Evie Alice, who is now in special care as she isn't feeding very well. Our thoughts go out to Lisa and Rob. This was going to be the baby kimono from Mason Dixon Knitting, but I didn't like the way it was turning out, so it's an improvised (I mean designed) cardigan of my own. They yarn is Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk and it's gorgeous to handle. So soft.

It's all about alpaca today. This is the start of something for me. It started life as a cardigan, but as it's straight rib so far with no shapings, it really could become anything. I'm quite interested in the idea of a tank top to wear over shirts. It's alpaca on a cone from a mill. Forget where. I've had it a while.

It's the half term break at last! It feelas as though we've been waiting for this for ever. It's only been 8 weeks, but I've got another cold - an opportunist cold that sneaked in while I was recovering from the viral flu I had 2 weeks ago. It's left me with a hacking cough that disturbs my sleep and has been making me feel a bit depressed. j is the same. Fortunately J has had a flu jab and has only had a mild runny nose.

Still - some chance for rest, knitting, cooking and movies this week. All curled up on a sofa with the heating on all day :)


rho said...

Yea on half term breaks - boo on feeling ill during them -- but you should get lots of knitting done all curled up on the sofa.

Good thoughts going out for Lisa, Rob and baby Evie Alice ..

Rowena Hopkirk said...

I hope you (and Evie Alice) feel better soon!