I'm starting to learn how to do Tunisian crochet in order to be able to crochet this yoked pullover, Cubistic, designed by Patrick Hassel-Zein. I've only gotten this far on the sweater:
Since this is completely new to me, I first started reading up on the subject and doing a few small projects. My first completed project is these slippers from Dora Ohrenstein's book The New Tunisian Crochet:
Amy Depew. I got rid of some Homespun yarn and am working on getting rid of some Jo-Ann Sensations Rainbow Classic.
Nerd Wars has been resurrected in the forms of Nerdopolis (points kept) and Nerd Wars (with no points kept).
My garden was a disaster this year. Things just didn't grow. Next year I'm going to plant flowers (mostly marigolds) there. I think there were moths and other insects that had settled into the garden. Marigolds might be the ticket for discouraging them from staying there longer. On the other hand, I should be getting some nice asparagus next spring. The stalks were almost harvest size this past spring. :)
We got a dusting of snow on Halloween and now have more than a dusting of snow on the ground - but nothing like they got farther west.