So many possibilities here... play on the name of the yarn, play on the name of the color of the yarn, play on the name of the company that made the yarn and thought up the name for the color, play on the name of the pattern? Alas, I'm only about half-way through a leg, so plenty of time for exploration. How about Petrified Jaywalker for today.
These photos are very true to color. (Have I mentioned how much I love Reveal light bulbs?) I love them. If you're interested in such things, I'm making the larger size and I'm using US2 needles. At first I thought I'd possibly overcompensated, but I've tried them on about four times and I think they're fine. Also, I have two hanks of this yarn and, while I probably won't go as far as knee-highs, I wouldn't mind a little longer leg. Maybe. We'll see. I can also see the Jaywalker pattern used on a sock with a very short leg.
No work today! No school today! We had freezing rain last night and, according to my boss, who talked to DH, you can't even walk outside. I haven't tried it. It looks slick. My benchmark for ice storms is January 22/23, 1965, Highland Park, IL, when I was in first grade and my baby sister decided to be born. We all went along in the car when Dad drove Mom to the hospital -- I remember that she almost fell on the way in. The ice was thick, THICK on everything -- it was magical and sparkly and cold and dangerous -- and I got a new baby sister! This is nothin' compared to that. I hear sirens, though, and what a pain in the ass for anyone who planned to travel today. Lots. Some of my family was planning to hit the road tonight and some tomorrow...
Meanwhile, here's part of Santa-Ali's Workshop. Man, she's rollin' this year. It's one of those years when things have all come together at once -- ideas, inspiration, materials, motivation, and time. I still have four small, painted, wooden boxes on a sill in the living room -- the start of a present project several years ago for which she lost steam and, well, there they sit.
I made two pans of brownies for Maddy to take to school today. Um, there is no school today. Um, I don't need no stinkin' brownies! Between the Christmas gift boxes sent by DH's dad and mine, we're all set for sausage, cheese, nuts, cookies, jam, truffles, meltaways, apples, pears, and other things of that nature for quite a while!! Do brownies freeze well?