There hasn't been much knitting because of the move and all other stuff, but here's a recap of things in past couple month.
First there was Stitches West 2009 conference. Here are a few wonderful things we saw.
A wonderful Bohus sweater:
She had a beautiful silk blouse underneath too:
Lily Chin is always a great entertainer. Here she is as "Cruella De Lil":
I took a Norwegian Purl class with the wonderful Beth Brown-Reinsel and here's a little sample from the class:
I took a picture and ripped it out so I can make a mitten:
The only modification I made from the original pattern was making the corrugated ribbing at the cuff so I can practice that some more from the class.
One "out there" thing at Stitches was my ticket winning a alpaca hat at the student banquet. Here's me wearing the hat:
Most peoples' reaction is: "You look like an Eskimo!"