Bean Counter's Knitting & Stuff

Bean Counting Knitter

June 7, 2011

Gave birth?

The garden is growing like crazy. I think the catnip and the spearmint, on either end of the L" are competing to meet in the middle. If that happens it will take out everything in its path.The oregano might have a lot to say about it anyway.

The herb pot is coming along nicely. We have used some of the basil already. I have some in my green smoothy today.

The kale and the romaine are crowding out the chard. I have some kale and chard in my smoothy too.

I feel like I gave birth over the weekend to my Nermal Thermal. Now I honestly have no clue what it is like to deliver a real baby thankfully and yes there wasn't any blood or pain involved. Well wait there was some wrist and hand pain when I knitted for too long on the size 3 needles with the fingering weight yarn. Does it count?

I started this sucker on January 17, 2010 and finished knitting the last stitch and sewing together on 6/5/11. This project was so awesome. Never once did I doubt I would finish. Never once did I want to throw in the towel. There have been so many projects over the years that I just dreaded the thought of how much time it would take to finish them. Never once did I feel that way. Once I did text Molly to tell her that she gets a medal for knitting this twice.

I am traveling to San Francisco this week, where it has been in the 50's day and night, and I am taking this along for the trip.


Ria said...

love that sweater - it fits you so well!!

Should have container garden pics up soon.

Bean Counting Knitter said...

Thank you Ria!

Tink's Tinkerings said...

the herbs to beautiful,,my lavender and rosemary are doing well , i just have trouble with the have a great little garden, I'm inspired to get out and work in mine today. Have a great week end , Tink

mollylouhoo said...

Your yard is looking AMAZING!!! and so do your boobs :)

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