Well I think winter is here. D and I both have colds. I am wanting to make casseroles and soup every time I set foot in the kitchen. Our colds are not really bad, no muscle aches or exhaustion, just blah. And because we feel so blah the grocery run was not done this week. So we're out of milk, bread, broth, just about anything I want to cook with. Hence today's experiment.
I found some dry vegetable soup packets and tossed them in with some water and let it simmer for a bit. Since it looked a bit watery and limp I added a splash or two of half and half to make it cream of vegetable squash soup. Just what we need on a chilly day.
And you know since I am not getting anywhere fast on my projects adding another one in should totally distract me. This is the yarn that D brought me while he was away for ASL camp this summer.
While it would have made great socks I got to thinking that I don't really have that many shawls or scarves. Really as a knitter I should have more. And I really need a bright cheerful one to go with my plain black coat. So I started Baktus Scarf by Strikkelise, an all purpose pattern that works with any yarn. You weigh your yarn before you start and increase along the way till you have used half of the yarn then you decrease along the way till you run out of yarn. Garter stitch is great at showing off the colors. So soon I should have a nice toasty neck and a splash of color to set off my smile.
So I guess that is how we spend a laid back, cold recovery weekend. I just hope Monday is not planing to body slam me.