Decided to frog (rip apart–knitting term) the first sweater I ever made. It was for Oat and made with 2 strand of super soft merino wool from Morehouse Farm in NY. I decided to make a throw for my dad who is always cold in Hawaii. Here’s Oat wearing the sweater in Prague in 2008. This
Blanket One has landed with bunch of goodies for me. Downton Abby Tea (black tea infused with honey), silly putty, and a groovy pattern–oh wait–it’s a notebook. Thank goodness, there would have been major alterations to the pattern. I’m not my 1970’s figure anymore. Haha! Now for the best part of the box… A beautiful
Repeat of stockinette and another repeat of garter and I’ll be done. Hopefully I’ll be done by next knit night with #wrappedinlove at #njsharingnetwork. Perfect weather for knitting a lap blanket in chunky gray yarn. First donation to Wrapped in Love.
UPDATE: If you are mailing your finished piece, here’s my address: 6 Edgebrook Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. I finally got out to Wrapped in Love Knit Night last Tuesday. Wrapped in Love is a group that crochet and knit wraps and shawls for donor family of the NJ Sharing Network. A friend shared with
I didn’t want to make a big thing of it. I wanted to find a place that wasn’t crammed with people. Then I thought about the west-side beach and Kaena Point. When I mentioned this to my friend, Janice who has been in a halau for the longest time and is my Hawaiian culture expert,
Been thinking a lot of where I would spread Oat’s ashes when I get to Hawaii. His mom said in Thai culture the ashes should be spread in the ocean. I thought of having a get-together with friends and family at the beach then asking someone with a surfboard or kayak to take his ashes
I can’t believe a 100 days has come a gone. It feels like it was only yesterday when I having a conversation with him. Oat’s mom had tell me it was a 100 days and of course, I didn’t believe it and had to count for myself. 100 days is very important day in Thai