I had forgotten how satisfying and easy Old Shale, aka Feather and Fan, is. This scarf is the result of a discussion I had with my knitting buddy at work, with whom I went to Artfibers’ new location a few weeks ago. I couldn’t decide between the red and the orange so she suggested stripes. I like it so far:


These next photos are of by far the oddest thing I saw in Golden Gate Park in November, a practice session of a group performing a synchronized routine on Segways to the Nutcracker Suite music while dressed up as nutcrackers. Going around in a circle:


And meeting in the middle:


Nutcrackers, I hope I haven’t given away any secrets by posting these pictures.