Tuesday, August 9, 2011
It's National Book Week. The rules: grab the book closest to you. Go to p. 56. Copy the fifth sentence.
"Don't be frightened; there aren't many percentages, and they are simple ones."
-Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitting Without Tears
Let's play, fellow readers/knitters!
Jayne Hat I started on our plan ride to San Francisco. Any Firefly fans out there? If you want to know why I knit such a wonky hat, here's an amazing video that explains the whole thing:
Now I'm stuck in the airport, because our return flight is delayed. Elizabeth Zimmermann has been keeping me company. I'm trying to decide how best to put my trusted wooden circs to use on the flight home. As EZ puts it, "It is perfectly possible and--in airplane seats, for instance--desirable, to use a circular needle for working back and forth. And one runs no risk of losing a needle." Wise words indeed.
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