We celebrated early with the family away and never brought a tree into the house. My geranium, salvaged from Seguin Island several years ago, brings holiday color to the room.
This year’s family craft project was paper cutting animal snowflakes.
Be careful, it’s another worm hole to fall into. We used the book, 100 Amazing Paper Animal Snowflakes by Marion T. Nichols. For some reason, the templates are available online on this website if you feel the urge.
My work area looked like a warehouse from Thanksgiving until now. I knit, wove and wove. I finished my final ? project yesterday but didn’t take a photograph it yet. I made tablet woven tiebacks for the log cabin’s curtains. Tim also received a wool rag rug for the cabin in the white elephant fiber exchange. The cabin may be complete – never.
There were hats, scarves, slippers, rugs, bath and hand towels to name what I can remember.
We sneaked a quick trip in to Montreal to listen to a choir perform in the Notre Dame Basilica. Despite the slush and the Montreal shuffle it demands, it is a beautiful city in the winter. Our new NEXUS passes let us sail across the border.
My fair isle sweater is almost complete. It’s knit but there about a million ends to weave in. I built a wooly board yesterday from plans I found online to block it. The pattern was for a man and it fits a little wonky. I hope the stretcher will help. For now, it looks just as nice inside out.
Today is a lovely snowy day to sit by the wood stove and finish this task. After I use the snow blower to clear the driveway.