This sweater is nothing extraordinary. Just a comfort knit. The equivalent of mashed potatoes and a warm hug. But wearing it at home lounging about with nothing to do is sublime after working long hours these past few weeks.
The Little Ragamuffin) and I will be tossing these seeds about hoping some take hold this Spring. I should probably make more of an effort to see that they survive, but you have to be hardy to survive up here and I'm not the coddling type.
Tartine Bread (thank you Raina for the recommendation) and I'll report back on how this turns out. Years ago I kept a sourdough starter from King Arthur Flour and I have missed the crusty rustic breads that a well developed starter makes.
I've noticed a few bloggers have been sharing the books that they are reading and I'll do the same. I'm reading Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. I love a book that takes me to a place that I've never been and this story takes place in Ethiopia which is colorfully depicted with interesting characters. If you haven't discovered Good Reads you will find it a great resource for finding books (it's the Rav equivalent for reading). I also enjoy Hege's blog Cloudberry as her taste in books is similar to mine and she takes beautiful photos set in Norway.
Sublime Pattern Book 603, Exquisite Cardigan, 9 skeins Sublime baby cashmere merino silk dk (shade 0122); US 6 needles. I heavily modified this pattern including changing it from dropped sleeves to inset as I wanted a more fitted sweater. The yarn is wonderfully soft and a pleasure to wear.
The Misadventures of Simcha
Until next time be well and love well. Spring will be here sooner than you think and ~ in the meantime ~ enjoy the pleasure of loosing yourself in a good book!