I recently spent 10 days in Michigan visiting my parents. While there (and on the planes), I made good progress on my Genius Dishtowel.
Despite not understanding the whole knitting and yarn love thing, my parents humored me by joining me on a yarn crawl. The yarn stores there are amazing and I indulged:
I found a couple of project bags that I couldn’t leave behind:
I also bought the coolest stitch markers. They’re made out of Petoskey Stones:
Thankfully (considering all of the sock yarn I brought home), my sock mojo has returned!
I’ve switched from dpn-ing from the cuff down to magic looping from the toe up. For this first pair I’m doing one sock at a time, but my plan is to do two at a time once I nail down the whole toe up and magic loop techniques.
One of the first things I did upon returning home was take the girls to the dog park. Sadie celebrated by getting muddy:
Kishka treed a squirrel and patiently waited for him to fall or return to the ground (he never did):
July was a very dry month here in Colorado, but August has been very stormy: