We had thunder and lightning last night! It was exciting, but sent a party full of kids into screams. There wasn't much rain after all the excitement, but it was a nice change. The weather also gave us a very nice Saturday Sky moment.
In Socktoberfest news, a pair of socks are complete!
Pattern: Lacy Scallops Socks by SockBug
Yarn: Opal Petticoat 1290 (the original)
Needles: US 1 DPNs
Notes: Great yarn + great pattern = fabulous socks! I do enjoy Opal. The hard part can be finding sock designs that don't fight with the color patterns of the yarn. These two were meant for each other.
Finally, in Zimmermaniac news, there are two half sweaters. I was making great progress on a Baby Surprise Jacket. Then Mr. Engineer pointed out that there was no way that the father of the intended recipient would ever let his son wear pastel. That the pastel had some lavender in it just sealed the fate of the sweater. It will be finished, but it will go to some other deserving child.
A quick trip to the yarn store later, and I was happily knitting away on BSJ #2. This one is in a manly, navy blue. It should be perfect.