Archive for July, 2006

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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Miscellany

I’m in that post-project completion period where I keep picking up different WiPs and working on them for a while before I realize I just want to start something new. It’s a frustrating place to be! Yesterday, I popped into the LYS to pick up something for my KSKS pal. I checked the sale nook, […]

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KSKS Bag Finished!

First though, here’s my Saturday Sky for Sandy: this was a couple of hours before the grey clouds came in and dropped a ton of rain on us When I made my last test bag, I came up with a few rules I wanted to follow this time. I did follow them: I drew a […]

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An Almost FO

I have been trying out this project monogamy thing. It wasn’t intentional, it just happened. I was enjoying this knit so much and once I got to sleeve island, I just wanted to finish the major knitting part! holiday sweater #1 The sleeves look strange because they’re ribbed. They’re wider than they look (that’s why […]

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Stuck In A Rut

But I can still read what everyone else is doing: Fall Preview for Interweave Knits is up Fall/Winter Preview for Vogue Knitting is up (look, SOCKS!) Knit Picks has new yarn lines — look, new superwash merino worsted weight, and merino+silk sock yarn! The word from Rowan is that they are expanding their sizes of […]

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Which STR Would You Choose?

My sock kit pal indicated that she’d love some Socks That Rock, and I can’t say I blame her. I made my sockapalOOOza pal her socks in STR, and it was great to work with! So of course, I opted to order my kit pal some STR. When I ordered, I asked Melissa at Blue […]

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The Beta Bag

Project Runway 3 premieres tonight and I am ready for it: Last night I went to G Street Fabrics and picked up a bunch of fabric. The drapery remnats seemed to be a good deal — $3.98/yard for some really cute, thicker fabrics perfect for the outer layer of a bag. DH had a business […]

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Dogs and Sweater

Boris wanted to get in a blog picture, so here he is with a small piece of the secret holiday sweater 1: doesn’t boris look good with red? I only got 3 rows done on the sleeves last night before I passed out. ginger wanted to be here too obviously we have been spending our […]

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Exhaustion

I owe a ton of people emails. I’m so sorry! I am hitting that point where I wonder: do I reply or is it too late to reply? I have been bowled over by workwork and pretty much haven’t wanted to look at the computer in my ever shrinking bit of spare time. I think […]

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Frustration Resolution

When I am frustrated, I like to do two things. The first is work on something simple that shows progress quickly (see holiday sweater 1). The second thing I do is buy stuff. I have been so frustrated for the past week that I’ve bought shoes, fabric, yarn, a new omelette pan, books, and cds. […]

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