Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Cooking & Knitting

 To make up for two nights of parent-teacher conferences, I have the day off, so I am alternating between cooking and knitting. 

I'm doing a socially distant potluck with friends. We are each going to make a couple dishes and package them up for the six participating households. Then we'll meet at the Arboretum, exchange food, take a walk, and regather later via Zoom to eat. I think it will be fun. 

I started a pair of mittens for my daughter, but the cuff turned out horribly large. I should have read the Ravelry comments first because there are some issues with the pattern. Besides, I don't enjoy doing corrugated rib. I'm very slow at it.

So I frogged the mitten and chose a simple slip-stitch pattern. Now I'm flying along.

This very warm and squishy, so I think it'll work.

As always, Kola keeps us smiling. Apparently she wants to quilt:


Wishing you all the happiest and safest of Thanksgivings!

11 comments:

  1. Kola is a beauty. I like the looks of the current mitt pattern. Looks snazzy. Your potluck Thanksgiving sounds like a good alternative to gathering in someone's home.

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  2. What a terrific idea! I hope you have a lovely dinner!

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  3. Wishing you a happy Thanksgiving as well. I am so thankful that you came back to blogging.

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  4. Kola is beautiful. I love your idea of a socially distant potluck - brilliant way to keep in touch with friends.

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  5. the mitt is looking incredible even after the false start! Kitty is so sweet! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  6. A pretty kitty in a quilt stash made my day.
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Araignee

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  7. What a beautiful cat! The fabric makes a perfect backdrop for her. Happy Thanksgiving and happy knitting.

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  8. Happy thanksgiving!! Always smiling when I see your cat who reminds me of Holly.

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  9. I love the zooming and swapping idea....some friends and I from the bookclub zoomed since so many were by themselves. Might have to share this for Christmas!! THanks.

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  10. Oh that is a wonderful way to do thanksgiving Deb!!! Great idea. a
    I love slip stitch patterns. Feels like i am cheating.

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  11. What a sweet, sweet kitty picture. Your Thanksgiving plans sound like they were fun!!

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