As I knit write this, the wind is howling outside.  Here in the Big Blue House, there is rain to go with the wind; but up on the hill in Duluth it is snowing.  Honest to goodness, huge flakes of snow.  It makes me realize that I am not even close to prepared for winter.  The warm weather we had in October lulled me into thinking that we had more time than we really do.  I didn’t get the rose covered up, we still have leaves that haven’t been raked and I wanted to plant some garlic this year.  And the knitting, oh the knitting… I have so much I want to get done.  Somehow I had dreams of everyone getting new hats before it got cold.  It’s really not my fault that the weather dropped from 50′s and 60′s to 30′s overnight!  I guess the only thing I can do is ignore the state of my house for a bit and just curl up, listen to the wind blow and knit.  At least with the state of my stash I’ll have plenty of insulation in the house this winter!

So, uh, what are you doing next weekend?  Anything fun?  Want to come knit with me?  I’ve heard there’s going to be a really cool workshop on Saturday.  You can learn more about it here.  It looks like there are still a couple of spots left.   So if you’re local, come see the Three Irish Girls studio and play with their beautiful hand dyed yarns.  Quick, go look now and sign up, I’ll wait until you get back.   I have only knit a little with Sharon’s yarn, but I have all rave reviews so far!  I am unreasonably excited about this workshop and I’d love to have some friends in the workshop with me.  With any luck, I’ll be in the workshop while my husband and father in law are installing my new stove.  (Please please please let my stove come in by the weekend.  Please.)