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Yes, yes, and yes

Yes, I’m knitting (Ene’s, Vine Lace Cardi). Yes, I bought new sock yarn in a fit of “argh, I miss my stash!” plymouth happy feet in colorway 18 [flickr] Yes, we are very stressed out and busy here, and not really getting much time between work deadlines and house shopping and migraines and vertigo and […]

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FO: Scarf of Spellcatching

This was a very quick project, especially considering that I spun this yarn up myself AND I quickly get bored with both ribbing AND scarves. I may just end up keeping it to wear with my corduroy jacket This all started with the spinning, discussed here. I spun it up quickly — the BFL was […]

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The Best Part

I think this is the best part: pushinitonme: I wore the sweater you made me today! pushinitonme: I just thought you should know that. From my youngest sister, who currently resides on her college campus in upstate NY. She is a delight to make things for.

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Idiocy

Like an idiot, I forgot to get a modeled picture of the finished Holiday Sweater 1 (given as a graduation present since it was done in time for the graduation party). I am an idiot. Here’s hoping I can get someone else to take a picture of it on my youngest sister for me. I […]

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Reasons for Stashing

E (of PokingMyEyesOut) and I have had a few conversations about why we stash. Yarn, patterns, fiber, whatever. I have been thinking about it quite a bit recently. For me, it’s not (in most cases; rowanspun dk being one exception!) that I feel like the fiber is going to disappear or that I think I […]

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My Secret Stash

there’s a tear in the fabric of your favorite dress and I’m sneaking glances looking for the patterns in static they start to make sense the longer I’m at it –death cab for cutie, “lightness” While I was attempting to stick to my yarn diet over the past month, another stash started… all because of […]

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Sock Knitting in Public

Today I took my car to one of the local garages to get my emissions and safety inspections done. I remembered to bring a project along, so my lap looked like this: image brought to you by my poor cameraphone Soon thereafter, they took my car into the garage and I moved inside the shop […]

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Double Vision

I received the most recent Eddie Bauer catalog in the mail today. While eating lunch, I flipped through it and came upon this: eddie bauer crocheted cardigan Now, maybe it’s just because I have been pouring over patterns looking for the right one for my new stash of Classic Elite Premiere (if you have any […]

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Knitting Injury

This time it’s not the normal ones I have where my RSI acts up. This time it’s a puncture wound on the tip of my tongue. I can’t recall exactly how it happened, but I think I was putting one of my extra-pointy US1 Susan Bates double pointed needles in my mouth to hold … […]

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WiPs, WiPs Everywhere!

Despite the insanity in my life recently, I have managed to work on a couple of WiPs (one even while quite intoxicated, with no bad effects other than a slightly wonky gauge): sockapalOOOza sock + rogue bask in the spring sun I have attempted to bind off the sockapalOOOza sock now four times. I have […]

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