Drum Roll, Please…

I finished spinning the Nerd Girl Yarns Lux Top that I have had on my wheel since last July!  I am absolutely in love with this yarn and am already looking for knitting patterns.  If you have any suggestions, let me know!

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Ravenclaw Socks

Yesterday I finished the socks that I have been working on for the last five weeks or so.  These socks are the first pair of my HPKCHC OWL project for this term.  In order to meet the OWL deadlines, I have two more pairs of socks to make this month and three pairs to make in November, so I’ve really got to increase my speed on socks!

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HPKCHC Fall 2014 Term

I did not do in-depth planning for the upcoming term, like I usually do during the break month.  We are two weeks into the term already.  I need a plan!  If you aren’t familiar with the Harry Potter Knit Crochet House Cup, or would like a reminder on how it works, visit my HPKCHC Spring 2014 Term blog post, which describes the game in detail.

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Autumnal Socks

When we moved to Florida, I thought I would miss having four seasons.  My husband said, “If you miss a season, we can always visit it.”  I’ve been living in Florida for 12 years now, and most of the time I do not miss seasons.  We haven’t taken a trip just to visit a season.  We actually get 3 seasons here, though ‘spring’ and ‘fall’ do not happen when I expect them.  We get fall-like weather in February.  I even get to see leaves change in February; the Crepe Myrtles in our back yard turn brilliant red and orange.  Still, September brings with it the expectation of changing colors, and when I look out my windows, everything is green.  So the autumn colorway of the socks I finished before we left for California made me particularly happy.

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