Archive for October, 2006

A Perfect Finale

Today is two things of course — Halloween and the last day of Socktoberfest! So it’s only proper that today and tonight is about this: a new laptop[!] and a couple of OSes to install the final pass of pattern edits for a deadline finishing a sock fantastic yarn from Yarn Pirate (etsy shop) — […]

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Grr Bloglines

Every other rss aggregator picked up the last post. But not bloglines! This is an attempt to force it. sigh. Please excuse this content-less post.

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Just A Sock

Last night I picked up my first Laila’s Sock (Nancy Bush, Folk Knitting in Estonia) intending to finish it. I started the toe when DH came to bed. I held it up to show him and said, “isn’t this cool? Doesn’t this look impressive?” DH looked at me for a second and didn’t say anything. […]

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A Cold and Bad Lighting Make For a Bad Blogger

…but it’s been a week since I’ve posted. I have been reading Rhinebeck posts and salivating at the sight of so. much. fiber. Today, I stayed home from work sick (after a scary vertigo spell yesterday) and: Finished the back of the heavily-modified Sienna Cardigan (holiday gift!): I’m not really crooked, I just haven’t been […]

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Happy Tuesday

Recent happy-making things: The grey, cool, rain outside. My runs (especially in the mud and rain). Candy corn [which I should really not be eating but it has made it into my week anyway]. The hockey season (and charity knitalong with like-minded hockey fan crafters). Finally, a colorwork sock-in-progress: Laila’s socks, slowly progressing Not so […]

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So Much For That

The next time I say I am going to focus on unfinished projects (especially socks without mates), know that means I will be starting a new project imminently. Laila’s Socks from Folk Knitting in Estonia in Dale Baby Ull Time to head downtown for the Caps game! Enjoy your weekends!

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NATO + Mittens

Via the lovely Mamacate: The NATO Summit Latvia Task Force has received the first half of 4,500 pairs of hand-made mittens that Latvia is preparing as a gift for the NATO Summit guests coming to Riga for the summit in November. So cool! And great pictures (more information here and here). Speaking of cool, the […]

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Flash the Sock Stash

I got notification last night that the Yarn Pirate had some new yarn for sale in her esty shop. But I had an hour to kill before the new items were going to appear, so I decided to take a picture of the sock yarn stash while I had a little time. too much yarn […]

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Sienna: Now a WiP

I gave myself the weekend off from the sock pattern with the deadline and instead worked on other things. I finally gave in and started one of the holiday knits on the list — the Sienna Cardigan from the Fall 2006 Interweave Knits (with my long list of modifications). [Finished ones in blogland (let me […]

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Bits and Pieces from Elsewhere

The Perfect Sweater pattern is finished! Check out Ann’s (Mason-Dixon Knitting) post to go back to the archives and see the finished versions! Knit Foundry’s Knit Visualizer is by far my favorite knitting pattern chart application. Nancy is very receptive to all questions and comments from the users, it runs on Mac OS X 10.4 […]

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