Archive for August, 2006

The IT Trek

I spent most of my day today at work with my team. We were doing some server maintenance. This means a lot of down time while servers are moving, applications are installing, and files are downloading. I remembered to bring my second Trekking XXL sock with me, ready for a few rows and then a […]

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Do You Knit Well?

DH is out of town on business and I have to work all day tomorrow (ugh), so I treated myself to the new Vogue Knitting and a latte after work today. I popped over to one of the big chain bookstores, ordered a nonfat latte, picked up a copy of VK, and browsed the sports […]

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Recent Obsessions

I’ll write more about these later. For now, just a sneak peak: sock hop roving — great balls of fire trekking xxl in #76 rowanspun aran in autumn rowan all seasons cotton in dusky and blackcurrant

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Where’s The Yarn?

DH, “Is there anything in particular you want from the UK? I didn’t find any sockenwolle in Germany on my last trip.” Me (mostly joking), “Yarn.” DH, “Where’s the British yarn?” Me, “Holmfirth.“

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Crafty Organization

In the back of my mind, I had been toying around with the idea of building a web-based, mysql backed crafty inventory + project planning site + crm site. Today, Mac (of Pesky’Apostrophe) posted about CraftMemo, which seems to do all of the above. It was created by Jan, who was using MS Excel to […]

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WiP (and UFO) Wednesday

I haven’t done this in a while — but Scout started a UFO meme, and I should really get a handle on my WiPs and UFOs.Garments Rogue. Rogue is sitting at around 75% done. I will finish it for winter, I swear. I’m at the flat knitting part and the oiled Peace Fleece from the […]

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100°? Wool? Sure!

The basement of my house is always cold, even when it is 100° outside. This heat also means I am spending more time in the basement than outside, so I am watching a bit more tv than usual. The combination of these two things has given DH’s sweater top billing. It’s in nice warm Peace […]

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