Archive for January, 2005

Felting, Intarsia, and Ends, Oh My

Last night I was drawing pictures of the messenger bag I am planning to make with my Lamb’s Pride Bulky and I came up with a neat intarsia-style stripe to use on at least the flap. I was so excited about the pattern until I realized that I had a problem: what was I to […]

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Socks and Magnets

I headed out to AC Moore today to pick up some 1/2″ magnets since the 3/4″ ones I bought at Michaels were too large for the marble magnets I have been yearning to make for a while. Of course, I should know better than to allow myself to go to the yarn section. Two skeins […]

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Addicted

Hi, my name is xantha and I am an addict. As if all of the roving I’ve purchased lately wasn’t enough, I received a bunch of yarn this week as well. [and that's not even all of it.] What is it? 6 hanks of koigu painter’s palette premium merino in 400 and 609. For socks. […]

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New Year Gifts

I crocheted and baked like a madwoman up until Christmas Eve Day, when everything was due. I finished almost everything I hoped to. The best part was giving people the scarves and hats I made. My sisters liked their scarves. My aunt seemed to like her hat. My cousin and aunt seemed to like their […]

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