ThankfulI am thankful for so many things.
For husband and family, for little black cats, for having a safe home with tomatoes that are still alive on the vine.
For the lovely new friends we have made here in Oklahoma, and for those we love in the various homes we have lived before.
I lift up those who are lonely and grieving, whose family circumstances have been changed by personal events or large tragedies. For those whose best hope of a hot meal tomorrow is one that will be staffed by volunteers.
Because of all these things, I made a donation to Tricoteuses Sans Frontieres today. See the link on my sidebar if you want more information.
And, because there has to be a little knitting, on a much more trivial note, I am entirely grateful that this
Details: Branching Out from Knitty
(I joined the Branching Out KAL)
One skein Elizabeth Lavold Silky Wool in a sort of rust color. Size 8 needles, first on bamboo, which I think was part of the problem. I switched to Denises and it all started to fly along much faster.
I had an easy time with my first lace project, the Fishtail Lace Scarf. This one, not so much. My fingers and my brain just could not get it together with this pattern. It never flowed. But I finished it and I'm proud. I blocked it and the yarn softened and the lace truly opened up.
Even the husband is impressed.
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!