October 27, 2004


Rats! I forgot to pack the little cord that I use when transferring photographs from the digital camera to the computer, so that I can share photos with you!

My husband is in Pittsburgh on business this week, and I have the good fortune of traveling with him. I spent all of Sunday getting ready, and knitted not one single stitch. But I more than made up for that on Monday, while waiting at the airports and during our flights. We left home at 6:45 AM and arrived at our hotel about 12 hours later, during which time I had barrelled through 14-plus rows of the Karis poncho. Made it through row 16 by bedtime. (These rows average about 250 stitches, so you understand that that's a lot of knitting.)

This afternoon I finished all 36-plus-one additional rows of that second repeat on the body lace of the poncho. I'm ready to start the bottom edging!

Tomorrow, I'll be on a tour of Amish country, and am really looking forward to it.

And meanwhile, back at the ranch, our house-sitter, baby-sitter, horse-sitter, dog-sitter, cat-sitter (also known as my sister) has been busy. We noticed on Sunday that our horse Mugsy had lost a shoe, so on Monday Dear Sis had the pleasure of meeting the farrier and watching Mugs get his hooves trimmed, filed, and new shoes put on. She'd never seen anything like that before, and I must say, it is an interesting process -- rather like a manicure, only on a large scale!

Posted by Karen at October 27, 2004 09:38 PM

I like your blog. Can't wait to see more photos of you Karis poncho.

Posted by: Lizbeth at October 28, 2004 07:53 PM