Meanwhile, I've been working on a Daybreak shawl, using stash yarn. It's Cascade Venezia Worsted,a blend of merino wool and silk, and I love this yarn. I'm knitting on pretty big needles so I'm hoping to get a good size shawl out of the two skeins that I have.
Now that I'm back in a temperate zone, I'm really enjoying the spring, and the transformation taking place in my area. Like much of the US, it's been raining for weeks but there have been a couple clear days here and there when I've been able to do some yardwork. A couple weeks ago I came across this in a flowerpot left outside over the winter: