Here is a little movie of them just after being born!
In fiberarts news, all I have to report is that a) I finally received my Ravelry invitation (I am StasiaSpins if you would like to find me), and b) I had to use my quilting scissors to trim the kids’ umbilical cords before putting iodine on them. Sigh. Oh – the Angoras also got their fall haircuts (is there anything more pitiful than this?)
Actually, that is a fib. There has been fiber action at Tuppinz Farm! Tonight I had a few minutes to cast on some purple Malabrigo to make the Cabled Pop-Up Mitten designed by Cindi Moist of Yellow Dog Knitting – woo hoo! The pattern is free with purchase of Malabrigo yarn, and they do do mailorder! There is also a wonderful matching reversible Malabrigo scarf, which I’m also making. I want to do the mittens before finishing the scarf so that I’m sure I will have enough yarn for the set.
I enjoyed this knitting so much because of my new Knit Picks Harmony needles. It is true – a single 24″ cable needle can be used for Magic Loop knitting! The best way I can describe using this needle is to say… I didn’t notice it! The cable is so flexible, it didn’t cramp my style. The wood tips are so smooth that I didn’t feel them. All I noticed was the yarn… and isn’t that what it’s all about? I am thrilled that I ordered a complete set of these and I would definitely recommend them to y’all.
Well, that’s the extent of my current creativity. Raising not one, but two unlooked-for kittens has been… interesting, and it’s kept me busy. I thought I was finished with kittenhood (never mind puppyhood…) but here we are again.
Maybe for her. And maybe you all are enjoying Ravelry, but I haven’t the time to take even a little peek. Cats, dogs, goats – my life is a never-ending round of pooper-scooping these days. Not to mention that Jeff said we have a “giant mouse” in the house. Giant mouse? Is there, perhaps, another word for giant mouse??? I guess a rat can’t be as bad as the bats we had flying around the living room in August… will I ever get used to farm life? Will I ever get to use my quilting scissors to actually make a quilt again?
Hope you, at least, are having a creative day!