Every now and again -- if by "now and again" you read "every few minutes" -- I ask myself "why am I not in Italy right now?" All of my answers, while sensible, are highly unsatisfying. I mean, seriously? Why am I not in Italy right now?
For when those moments surface, I've made wee little neck warmer from yarn purchased at Chianti Cashmere in Tuscany.
Before I get to the pictures of the finished item, a brief flurry of photos from the trip:
The Teen, with two goats.
The Boy, feeding Jellybean.
Jellybean and my legs. I was in her way and she's very shy.
Nora Kravis, whose goats they are.
For the scarf, I used the Madison scarf pattern, needles of some size I can no longer remember, and about two weeks:
The beads are from a long ago trip to Prague:
The color is more true in the top picture. Cameras are weird.
So that's what's making me happy this week, even though I am most decidedly not in Italy right now.