That’s four repeats of my new best friend. The yarn is Knit Picks Stroll Fingering in Koi Pond hand painted. I am in love with this shawl.
Lancelot is officially out of his apartment. It was the tiniest bit emotional, but totally good. There’s still some work to be done at the house but we’re making progress.
I suppose I should say something about all of the violence going on right now. I don’t condone violence of any kind. I’m not a religious person but I live by my own set of rules that seem in keeping with being a decent human. And I would like to ask, can we please all try to be kind to each other? Please?
Sorry for the absences lately. This is well and truly the busiest fucking week of my whole year. There’s a literal fuck-ton of stuff going on.
But, it’s not all work. Lancelot and I have been planning this for awhile…
My ring is an aquamarine, my birthstone, and his is a custom Celtic piece with a bear. (my nickname for him is Bear)
Let me be clear – we are not getting married, not in the traditional sense. There will be no change of name for me, no moving boxes. We’ve made a promise to each other to love, respect, and care for each other for the rest of our days. And that’s all we need.
I finished reading the first (of 11) books last night and started the next. Not quite the kind of school progress I’d have liked to have made, but I’ll take it. I’m hoping tonight I can get well into that second book. This weekend I shall write. I’ll be doing the usual thing of heading to L’s and I know there should be time Saturday for some writing.
I also made some knitting progress yesterday. Well, finishing anyway.
That’s a thoroughly shit picture of a very lovely shawl. Of course I can’t for the life of me remember the name and the pattern printout is at home. The yarn is Knit Picks Galerie in the Psychedelic colorway. It’s so much prettier than it looks here. And yes, that is Lancelot in the background, supervising. I wove the ends in last night so I can wear it tomorrow. We’re in for a wicked storm so I want to be extra warm.
I realized that I need to get creative with my time if I’m going to accomplish everything, so I brought the Sweet Louise shawl with me to work on during my lunch breaks at work. I typically talk to L during that time but there’s nothing saying I can’t put him on speaker and knit while we talk. The pattern requires no thought at all, just tracking where I’m at with the rows and I use a free app on my phone for that.
At any rate, I’m working on that whole efficiency thing, pretty much everywhere. I’ll let you know how it goes.