Yup, I’ve discovered the joy of dying my own yarn! Easy and fun. Of course, I could just about hear Seth roll his eyes when I told him I’d found another new hobby when he called yesterday evening. I took lots more pictures (of this and subsequent attempts, with Kool-Aid and then with food coloring & vinegar when I ran out of Kool-Aid before I ran out of yarn!) but they will need to wait until I have more than a dial-up connection from a little shack in the woods.
I also knit a purse this week, which I then used for my first foray into felting.(Talk about an act of faith -- throwing something wool you've knit into the washer......with hot water! Yeah, it's one of those small everyday versions, but still an act of faith..........) Picture when I’m back to the world of DSL connections.
Overall, vacation is going very well. We went to the
Otherwise, I've been hanging out at the cottage......knitting, reading, swimming a bit (not as much fun without Mum here to share), and generally relaxing. Just what a vacation should be.