Well, I intended to do a update yesterday, but didn't get around to it. Anyway, happy blog birthday! Thank you for letting me show off my work, and for all the kind comments people have left behind.
And a finished item to show off. The feather and fan shawl ended up a lovely 60" long and 24" wide, and is drying nicely on my dining room table.
Daughter is resting upstairs from her surgery on Monday. It seemed to go well, and we are just monitoring for nosebleeds and fever for the next few days. She is uncomfortable as expected, and requires many snuggles.
We had fun in Austin on the weekend. Daughter volunteered at the AVP Beach Volleyball event, and my husband and I walked around downtown. Nice, I like Austin. Sunday, daughter got to shag balls for the women's semi-finals and was quite impressed with her good luck. Misty May and Kelli Walsh vs Elaine Youngs and Rachel Wacholder. Good game, but May/Walsh dominated. The mens final was dynamite, going into extra points before the underdog team of Lucena/Dalhausser took the third game. We left before the ladies finals, as we had enough v-ball and daugher knew who was going to win. You can read all about it at http://www.avp.com/
Now, I have a business trip to Florida next week. Should I start a new shawl, or a sweater? Hmmmm. Playtime in the stash room.