Saturday, January 15, 2011

New Kitty!

Today, we adopted a new kitty!

We got him today at an adoption fair for Pets in Need held at our apt. complex. He's a youngster--8 months old. He came with the name Lorenzo. We're not sure if we'll be keeping the name or not. So far, he has started to get the idea he should use the scratching post (for which he got a treat) although he has also scratched at the carpet and he used the litter box so he's acclimating very well. Actually, he's been pretty laid back the whole day. He likes to lay on John on the couch which I find hilarious because J is not into pets. J studiously ignores him but Lorenzo doesn't seem to mind. :)

As for crafting, I think I'm going to have to re-evaluate how much I can get done in a month! This month, I had planned on doing the following:
  • Year of Stash Socks knitalong: St. Brigid socks.
  • Embroidering Companion Sew-along: Days of the week tea towels.
  • Christmas: Pembroke Vest for nephew H.
  • Stitch by Stitch: One project a month in order.
So far, I have:
  • Gotten the yarn for the knitalong
  • Gotten the book and the toweling for the sew-along
  • Nothing on the vest
  • Bought some onesies for the applique
So, um, I've got all of the materials, but haven't done any of the work on any of this, and, the month is half over. However, I have made 1.9 wool soakers for a knitting group friend who will be having a baby any moment now and is going to be using cloth diapers, so at least I have accomplished something, even if it has nothing to do with any of the goals I set for the month.

So, being realistic, I think I might be able to get one sock (worsted weight yarn), one teatowel and one onesie done.

*I'm not sure if I mentioned it on the blog, but Ghiradelli died before I left Chicago. I still miss big guy. :(


  1. Hooray for the new kitty in your life!

    I just finished my nephew's Christmas hat, so I know all about being behind on the craft list. Well, pretty much any list in my life.

  2. what a very cute kitty,i also love to adopt a kitty.
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