Let's start with the knitting, but I warn you that today's post really is mainly concerned with cabbage.
is the second front of Botticelli, and there is not that much more to
do on it. Then we start the sleeves, and who knows what will happen
then. I have ideas...
I am also having ideas about what
to do with the remaining yarn when this is finished! I will have many
half-balls lying about. I am not sure a scarf would be a good idea,
since the yarn is a bit tickly, and this also stops me from thinking
"baby blanket," but there might be a slew of nice light hats in the
And now, on to the cabbage! This is one of
those frilly ornamental cabbages that appear on people's porches in
October or so. Ours, as you see, has begun to get yellow around the
base, but is still hot hot pink in the middle.
hot pink that it is hard to get a "real" looking photo! I put the green
up and the red a bit a bit down in this, but it is still overwhelming,
The yellowed edges are still crinkly as ever, and the edges are not soft, but still firm.
And the stalk is out of this world! This was taken leaning the camera on the rim of the pot, no flash. There should be a dinosaur roaming the landscape beneath it.
Of course, it sort of reminds me of knitting.