Yarntini self-striping in Flirtini
My first "waiting" sock. My husband's surgery went well on Thursday - after the 5 hour delay to get into the O.R., that is. His doctor is pleased - he even gave the green light to bust him out of the ICU today to a regular room - ah, more time for naps. He is so nauseous - he just needs some rest now, and plenty of 7up. We're are not sure when he will be home, maybe even tomorrow, but til then our families have been Rock Stars - keeping our children occupied and making sure that we are okay. Thank you to all for your kind words - I have been flabbergasted by the amount of love and support we have received.
Waiting has served as good knitting time - I've dubbed these happy socks my "don't worry, be happy" pair. Seems fitting. When I knit I like to "knit" some of the things swirling around in my life right into the project - a nice way to remember each challenge and chapter. I was also able to finish the book Confections of a Closet Master Baker by Gesine Bullock-Prado (which I would love to link to, but Blogger is being unpleasant...). I really enjoy books with recipes as a thread throughout. I wish I had dog-eared some pages - I'll just have to go back with my mouth watering... She introduces some traditional german desserts and I would like to try the home made maple sticky buns - I like to futz with stuff. This next week off with my husband may afford me some time to experiment. He is going to have to just get hungry first.