I haven't had focused time that I could devote to working on those portraits since I got the first one finished. But I hope to resume work on those within a week. In the meantime, I've been knitting a fair bit. And for the first time I made my own pattern and am using it to make myself a little cashmere/silk top with this yarn:
Yummy stuff. I can't wait to see if the top is actually wearable! I will post my pathetic little pattern sketch up here for all to see at some point.
I also made a few knitted soap covers:
...out of this yarn:
And the first half of a sweater, knit out of bamboo:
Oh my gosh, bamboo is a dream to knit with (if you can get past the nightmare of the balls of yarn which tangle badly if a lot of care isn't taken.)
I've been drawing a lot of airplanes for my son's birthday party (tomorrow):
(scribbles added by said son)
And today I made this little drawing for a birthday gift for another little two-year old friend:
I like the idea of children being given art for their birthdays so they have a collection when they become adults. I read about some parents doing that in a magazine once. So lately our little friends have been getting art from me.