Well, I'm still waiting for that magical moment to finish the Vinnland Socks. You know, the uninterrupted time, free of distractions, that never seems to arrive? I'm sure it's not difficult to do the grafting, but I want to do it well, as they will be a gift. Soon.
Meanwhile, here are my latest distractions, newly hatched Araucana chicks:
Finding myself without an appropriate knitting project, I did what many of us knitters would do when we know we will be sitting around waiting: I cast on for a new project.
This is the Alhambra Scarf pattern, by the talented Anne Hanson, of Knitspot. I love the color of scarf pictured on the pattern, so I dug into my stash for this Handmaiden Sea Silk in Pumpkin. I knit away, while checking on the hatching chicks and moving them into a brooder, under a heat lamp, to dry off then they were ready. Soon enough, the little fuzz balls were rested from their ordeal and finding their way around. . .