Now that I know it's still alive I spent the evening cleaning up my William Morris rose, pruning all the dead branches, weeding around it, and training it up its old headboard trellis. All our rose bushes that have managed to avoid death by gopher are goi
Well that worked out pretty much exactly how I hoped.
I was letting this sweater hibernate, until the cat discovered my knitting basket and decided to join it. So now I'm motivated to finish it. I'll also be picking out cat hair forever.
Porch spinning! It's just perfect out. I'm practicing carding by blending alpaca and Rambouillet, and the practicing long-draw drafting as I spin. It's getting easier, and I really hope I end up with enough light, wooly yarn for a sweater.