We had a wild and crazy night last night, beginning with a ferocious ice storm, which turned to rain, which turned to wind, which turned to snow early this morning. The power went off and back on at least a dozen times, but when we woke this morning it was on, and the schools had called a calamity day (snow day). The sidewalks are a sheet of ice (or at least they were at 5 a.m.) but by now most of the ice has blown off the trees, along with many, many branches. There are about 50,000 without power in our county, so I am feeling very fortunate this morning. It is the Feast of Candlemas today, or the Presentation of Jesus, (also known as the Feast of the Purification of Mary), however, so I decided to light all of the candles anyway.
I finished the scarf for my niece on Monday and blocked it yesterday. I am astonished at how beautiful it is after blocking. What was a ball of fuzzy, sticky yarn is now smooth and even and soft. I take back what I said about the yarn -- Knit Picks Shadow Tonal Lace Yarn in Blue Yonder -- and the pattern has become quite familiar -- so much so that I think I should make another right away! ;-) Off this scarf goes in the mail and hopefully it will reach my niece by the weekend.
I spread it out here so you can see the pattern.
My read is Everything is Grace by Joseph Schmidt, FSC which I just started but am anxious to really get into.
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