Inside there was Tofutsies (made from crabs!), pretty beads and beading wire, a Chibi with elegant bent-tip needles, and yummy chocolate coins. Thank you, Lucy! One of my goals for the Summer of Socks is to knit with new-to-me yarns and Tofutsies is on my list (however did you know???).
While I totally get knitting socks, I've never quite seen the appeal of knitting washcloths – until I saw this pattern. I made mine in Jersey orange, of course.
It's easy-peasy, fun, and strangely satisfying. I'm going to treasure it forever. Find your (U.S.) state here.
Finally, and especially for new-to-the-Garden-State Bezzie, who decidedly did not have a good Friday, here's a bit of Weird NJ, a famous rebus, the South Orange south orange.
Today is open garden for a bunch of organic gardeners roundabout Exit 151 and there's a farmer's market I want to check out, so I'm off on a bike ramble. It's a gorgeous summer's day – and Happy Bastille Day to Francophiles everywhere!