How are you doing? How are your projects coming along? Have you had a chance yet to knit outside in the glorious weather (assuming you live on the east coast and have seen nice weather)? What’s been going on where you are? Give me a call sometime 206-984-4286, I have missed the sound of your voice.OK… it’s been a month. It started out as a weekend prank and suddenly the month just disappeared on me. There I was in central park talking with Kat, and then… whamo!! it’s May. Imagine that, without warning all the sheep and wool fun is back. I thought i would have more time, I thought I would be able to get into shape before going on the road again to visit the sheep and wools. Oh well… I guess it’s that time again.
So I bet you are wondering what is happening with the show. The really cool news is that I have finally gotten the toy of my dreams (Zoom H4) and I will never want again for recording on location, which means I will be talking to more knitters than ever this summer. So watch out Boston Knitters, I am armed and dangerous.
In the next couple of shows i will be sharing some interviews with a Merino Wool Farm, a drop spindle manufacturer, and a Hand Dying Genius who are all within a three hour drive from my house. All of these people are insane enough to follow there fiber obsession and take it to the next level. They are so wonderful to have sat down with me and talked about what they do. I will also be working at getting the last of the 2006 recordings out there, but I think these will become mid-week releases… I think more things to listen to after such a long silent period will really make this fiber festival season exciting and fun.
Finally, I have a problem and need your help. I have a UFO that I am not going to be able to get done for my mom for mothers day, or perhaps even memorial or labor day. Can you suggest some good excuses or things to say to her to let her know I still love her, but that damn sweater is just not at the top of the knitting bag, and with my Chuppah on the way… it may not get back to the top of the bag until I am a married man. If you can help me I would be very excited to share some free shwag I have recently received from my friend Lee.
p.s. I hope to see you soon at the NH or MA sheep and wool. Perhaps we can sit and record something for the show with my new toy. Sadly I cannot make it to the MD sheep and wool, I was just there and cried a little as I left BWI.