hello friend

Monday, April 04, 2022

 Well, hello friend!  It's been a while.  

What an interesting first quarter it has been.  Not only for the world but for myself personally.

If you follow me on Instagram or watch my YouTube channel you will know that I broke my wrist while skiing at the end of January.  10 days later, on February 4th I had surgery.  Everything went well, however, because of the way my wrist was broken,  I was not allowed to use my fingers for the next 5 weeks.  No typing, no knitting.  

So, knitting did not happen and this space became a little dusty. 
I am over the moon happy that I am able to knit again.  It was a little slow going but things are almost back to normal in my knitting world.  Full movement will take some time, but I am thrilled that I can knit. 
As I dreamt of knitting, I dreamt of what my wardrobe needed.  
A vest?  Definitely.
So, I made a simple vest!  Every time I picked up this project I greeted it by saying "hello friend".  It was as if I was being acquainted with an old friend.  And it felt soothing and wonderful. 

Pattern: Hello Friend Vest  (My own... I am going to try to write up the pattern.)
Yarn:  Brooklyn Tweed Dapple.  This light as a feather yarn is the perfect blend of wool and cotton for this type of garment.
Needle:  US 7

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  1. Oh my goodness, I am sorry about your wrist and the forced pause, but glad you can knit again! That vest design is so classic, and the yarn looks lovely and soft.

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    1. Awe. Thank you, friend. 🧡 So glad to be knitting again. xx

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  2. Anonymous4/05/2022

    Welcome back!

    pjcoldren@tm.net

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  3. I watched your wonderful podcast, ran out and bought the book, "Wintering," and I can't put it down. I also bought some OPI Cajun Shrimp, I always loved your mom's nails. (BTW, I am knitting Aileas in BT Shelter)

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    1. Oh, Rosie! SO sweet. I forgot to mention that I also listened to it! The narrators voice is so soothing and lovely. (Reminds me of Bridget Jones. ) hahah.

      OHHHHH! My mom wouldlove that someone else is wearing her favorite color. ❤️ Makes my heart big.

      I LOVE Aileas! I just looked it up! It's going in my Project journal! Thank you!

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