and analyzed the yarns the grandkids have picked out for their annual (or as it's getting to be, biannual) mittens.
He was most in awe over the Blue Parrot. I knew he would be.
Princess P's choices:
Me: All of them?
P: Uh Huh!
In actual fact, the purple Yarn Pirate has E's name written all over it. And I want to knit the Prisoner colorway for myself so Joanne and I will have matching club socks. I had the Xmas Rocks earmarked for P already.
As of right now I'm planning on doubling the sock yarns to get the grist I like to use for kid mittens. If I line the balls up I should be able to maintain the stripes.
Several people have said they want plain red, and A wants an American flag on his. I'm thinking an applique. Or puff paint.
Just kidding. No puff paint.
. . . I tried to decide if I'm glad I have three more weeks to get ready for my winter holiday, or if I really wish mine would be over with by next week like some people I know. Hey, you guys with the early holiday:
For the rest of us:
How to play dreidel
Too bad Trusty ate our dreidel. I will have to find another one. Or make one out of clay, heh heh.
Audrey, the fudge recipe we used yesterday, from Diana's Kitchen, was way simple. Next I want to try this one from Hillbilly Housewife, not least because of her website name. I might try it on Saturday for the tree decorating party that's planned for Sunday. I expect the piano kids to finish off the fudge we made yesterday at their Christmas party tomorrow, so we will need more.