Sorry for the long absence — I wound up in the hospital again a couple of weeks ago. I refuse to let this turn into a long boring list of the gory details of my health, so I will just say that I’m to see an immunologist, be on medical leave through March 12, and have upcoming surgery to fix a blocked tear duct.
The up side of long illness is lots of knitting and reading time when you don’t feel energetic enough to do anything else.
Mystery Object Revealed
A whole lot of cotton dishcloths. When you’re too tired to think, these are great projects. Ann and Kay would be so proud.
We have hat day every year at school and the only hat I had was a baseball cap that gave me hat head and made me hot. I wanted something looser but dramatic, so I used up a bunch of old acrylic on this.
My sister has about 3 hats I’ve made for her, but says they all don’t cover her ears adequately. So, I have finally come up with this. It’s a cross between the Blue Hills cap and a traditional Peruvian chullo. Note the pom pom on top, specifically per her request.