Olympic athletes cannot reach their goals alone. Julie sent out the 3.5mm Addis that I need to do my Olympic Shawl. She sent them super fast and put in the Opal that I had her set aside for me. This sock yarn has the Official Cheeky Monkey Stamp of Approval. It looks very enticing but I will have to satisy myself with lustful glances and fleeting fondles between hard-core knitting.
I also bought myself a music stand. No, I don't play anything now, though I learned the trombone in school. But it has been on my mind for quite awhile that a music stand would be the perfect tool for holding my charts for easy reference while I'm knitting. I don't lose them sliding off of my lap and struggle to try to make them lie flat. It rocks!!!
Cheeky Monkey is an endless source of amusement. That is, in between having to be chased away from ankles, yarn, paper and plants. Here is a cute little pic of him chasing his tail.
And the Top Secret Sweater is coming along nicely. The front & back are complete and blocked. I started the sleeves last night and they are really fun! Here is the
I will have lots of pictures from the Opening Ceremonies launch party (Toronto) to share with you, along with the progress of my Flirty Ruffles Shawl.