Here's recap of 2013 in my knitting life:
I was nominated for a Liebster Award in February! As part of the award, I answered eleven questions and, funnily enough, this was the first one:
1. What prompted you to start your blog?
I was trying to keep knitting and cats off my writing blog!
A temporary lapse in format, I suppose, since I'm cross posting this to the writing blog...
I offer the Liebster Award to anyone who'd like to accept it, but I've got eleven questions for you to answer!
Next up, I shared knitting related photos from a visit to the New York Public Library, and then I offered a sneak preview of mini-Alex's Doctor Who scarf!
Later, in April, I got a booth at the Notre Dame de Grace Artisan's Fair to benefit our local food bank!
Actually, that was a spring for fairs. I attended a beer fest, hosted a charity book fair, and spent a day at that artisans' fair. Here's me at the latter:
Later on in the summer I started a long, complicated blanket, mixing a basic pattern with a leaf pattern from the turn of the century, which I found after Googling Mrs Lynde's apple-leaf patterns, from Anne of Green Gables.
And another blanket, this one for Christmas!
Sam and I had a dispute over who the knitting bag belonged to:
And because he seems to be in all the photos, he's a gratuitous shot of Frodo:
To tie this post into to reading, here's a lovely shot of a crochet Amanda Palmer and a crochet Neil Gaiman, reading a book, a screenshot from Amanda's blog post:
I've got another set of baby-related items to knit as gifts!