OH, my goodness, It is so foggy here. It rained all day yesterday, and with the snow on the ground, and the rain
and then the freezing temps overnight, we are left with a frozen, icy, foggy mess. My brain was starting to fog over last night too as I knit the never ending hood of DS's sweater. How is it that the hood takes twice as long to knit as the rest of the sweater. I don't understand. It seems you knit and knit and knit and it never grows. It needs to be blocked and I need to buy a button. I had one at the house I was planning to use, but decided it really didn't look right, and it was too big for the button hole. He had it on this morning when I got up to get them ready for school. He loves it! That is my February UFO resurrection project finished. I am ripping out a cabled sweater I started 4 or 5 years ago and am making a different one. Hopefully that will be my march UFO project. So far so good, And I still need to by more of the ever dreaded Homespun to finish DD's sweater :( That way it too can lose the "U" and become a FO.
I am close to being done with the first sock for the Feb. heart theme for theSocktopia group. I need to close the toe and weave in ends, and of course cast on for the second sock. The red yarn carried behind the white shows more than I would like, but there is not much I can do about that. It fits really well, hopefully I will get the second one started today.... I hope!
And just warning to everyone ...BEWARE OF THE BLACK ICE!!!!!......I drove the two eldest to the bus stop today. They have to walk to the other side of the neighborhood to catch the bus. I knew as soon as DD 1 got out of the van tragedy would ensue. She started "running" and there is ice everywhere. I tried to roll down the passenger side window to tell her to take her time.... someone had locked the window controls, so I couldn't roll it down quickly enough, and down she goes. She is our accident waiting to happen, I am sure I have mentioned this before. Well, she gets ups, brushes herself off and continues to the bus, I am still trying to figure out why the window won't go down, and boom, there she goes again. This time she gets up and turns around and looks helplessly at me. How can I let her get on the bus when she has fallen twice in a 3 foot space. So I am motioning for her to come back to the van. Thankfully she makes it back without further incident. We come home, I gather up the youngest and all her school supplies. DD 1 changes into some dry clothes and cleans up the scrapes and abrasion and off to school we go. Well, I realize after she is dropped off, DD 2 will be able to make the bus, so we head back home instead of going to the Elementary School, I hate to wait in the line for drop offs. I pull up to her bus stop, give her a kiss goodbye, tell her to be careful and she proceeds to slide right out of the van onto the ground. I sure hope these two girls of mine have a better day, it sure didn't start out well for them.
Have a great day all and watch out for the ice!