Today’s post brought to you by the color pink

I have inched forward on Relax, (AKA the giant pink tent), but it’s definitely something that will be long in the making. I guess it’s only fitting that it looks rather like a snail at the moment.

Sweater in progress

I have about 30 rows done, out of about 30 million. I think I need to have my head examined.

In more exciting pink news, I noticed a couple of weeks ago that the kalanchoe I’ve had for several years had a tall stem with buds on it. What a surprise! I never expected it to rebloom, and I’ve just kept it for the foliage. Today one of the blooms is open, and it’s a lovely shade of pink.


(Looking at these photos, it seems as though I should be able to get in some sort of joke about snails and oysters here.)

At any rate, the pink has been a nice bright spot in a string of dark, rainy days, and the kalanchoe makes me very happy, even if it is only one tiny cluster of flowers.

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5 Responses to Today’s post brought to you by the color pink

  1. pacalaga says:

    Huh. I never knew they’d bloom again.

  2. redsilvia says:

    What a lovely color for that sweater. It will indeed take a while to knit, but it will be very wearable. I’ve bookmarked it! Thanks.

  3. zeneedle says:

    Kalanchoe usually give up and die after they’ve finish blossoming, but then, that could be my neglect once the color is gone. We know it’s not a race to the finish, otherwise we’d never begin. You’ll love that sweater when finished.

  4. Marilyn says:

    The sweater is going to have lots of rows that’s for sure. I hope you have more patience than me. I’m working on a sweater using worsted/aran weight with a size 7 needle and I’m ready to shoot myself.
    The flower is so pretty. Just what is needed during a long winter! :)

  5. Cookie says:

    Beautiful bloom.

    I had no idea that your giant pink tent was worked flat. You poor crazy little thing. Bless your heart.

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