Now that classes are over, grades are calculated, paper written, exam taken … I’ve been devoting quite a bit of time to my lovely Hooray! cardigan. It’s growing at quite a rapid pace: the cable pattern is easy to memorize, the reverse stockinette a fun bit of texture that requires absolutely no extra effort, the Cascade 220 (golden something heather?) lovely to knit and a dream to spit splice. Even my gauge is spot on. Hello, fellow knitter with a wooly death grip.
In fact, I’m in love with all of Veera‘s cardigans: celery, golden wheat, honey, hay; twenty ten; still light (okay, not a cardigan but objectively a very good thing). I want them all. Actually, Veera inspires in me the urgent desire to return to the land of (half of) my ancestors. Seriously, Finland looks like a mighty awesome place for handknits.
That’s all for now. Today is the day I attempt to get back to work … but really, I’m thinking I might just go hang out at a coffeeshop and see if I can spot Taylor Swift. (Two of my friends have seen her. I’ve obviously got to get out more because I’m certainly not going to stop being an incredible dork.)