What does one do when one's long weekend vacation will be a total wash-out, rain all the time?
Start an over-ambitious, large needle- and wet-felting project, like this wool area rug!
I had some wool batts made years ago from some sheep not particularly known for their fleece (but it was inexpensive! And it wet-felts exceptionally well). I made pre-felt in autumnal colors and cut out leaf shapes, making a stencil from a scan of my colored pencil drawing of sassafras leaves:
This project will take me ALL summer!