Thursday, March 01, 2007
Ella, The Final Chapter
Ella, is blocked and done. A lot of croaking went into the making of her. She is off balance as described in a previous post, airy due to using a sock yarn, a wonderful handpaint from Woolarina (I had 3 balls and fell short just a smidgen) and luscious in color. But she is all mine and a FO! While many a lace knitter found this pattern easy, it took me quite a while to figure out the big picture. I love her none the less.
This guys have probably been sitting outside on this knoll for sometime but I never paid much attention to them. I was stuck in traffic on Tuesday and there they were, swimming in the rain!
I wonder sometimes why I have the lost the urge to go the beach lately. I loved the beach as a child and spent hours swimming to the reef at Ala Moana, surfing at Waikiki, and cruising the North Shore.
My sisters and I, and then my sons, all learned to swim at the Richard's Street YWCA. It is still there across the street from Iolani Palace, (the only palace in America that real royalty every ruled from), hidden away by the giants that have sprung up around it. The old Hawaiian Electric Building, main Library and Post Office are still there. Oh the memories.
Ooh, I forgot about my Happy Along! The Ribbi Cardi was gifted and fit the incredibly talented Misa, tiny lady that she is! No pictures, though as she was busy working. Her comment "I love it!" thrilled me:) What knitter doesn't like to hear that about one of their projects!