Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Gearing up for the upcoming holidays

Sure, the solstice has passed, and December 25th has come and gone, but in our house, we're not only getting ready for the New Year, but for La Befana and for what our family calls Russian Christmas.

We usually make a passel of turkey piroshki.

Happy New Year, and enjoy the holidays to come!

Sunday, December 14, 2008


I made these awhile ago for Jonah, and I'm afraid that it took me so long to give them to him that Mr. Panda, or another of his friends, will end up wearing them instead!

The pattern is Ruth's perfect baby booties, and they took just a tiny bit of Schachenmayr nomotta Regia stretch color yarn.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Elephant surprises

So I'm watching the Colbert report on radical knitting, and, suddenly, there's my elephant:

The original that they obviously grabbed from Flickr:

It would have been nice if they had asked.