Archive for October, 2007

Sleeve Remedy

Despite the fact that I have a gorgeous Celtic Dreams sweater missing one and a half sleeves, I somehow managed to knit not one but TWO sleeves for a brand new sweater in TWO days. Aftur Sleeves I’ve been sick with a flu-like-thing for about a week now. I mostly feel lethargic and braindead, so […]

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FO: Mmm Mmm Manos Cardi

A couple of days of rainy, cold weather and my own cold pushed me to finish the buttonholes on this cardi. I really like how it came out, though due to the aforementioned weather, the photos are shoddy. cardi and coffee mm mm manos The stats : Pattern: I didn’t really follow a pattern, but […]

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Not In the Mood?!

For possibly the first time since I started, I am in a sock-making rut. I started out crocheting socks. I learned to knit solely (pun not intended!) to make socks. I’ve been knitting socks (and er, buying lots of sock yarn) since. So why is it that I am now just … not … interested […]

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Calendar Socks

Earlier this week I went to the bookstore to pick up Lotta Jansdotter’s Simple Sewing: Patterns and How-To for 24 Fresh and Easy Projects with Patterns. While there I quickly browsed through the page-a-day calendars and came across the Stitch ‘n Bitch Page-A-Day Calendar: The Knitter’s Calendar and picked it up. I flipped through it […]

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Downright Spoiled

DH and I (and various other people) have been working on the yard lately — right now my backyard is piles of dirt and there’s a full dumpster in my driveway full of tree roots and huge rocks and cement. On Saturday morning I worked in the yard as long as my wrists held up, […]

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Just Stuff

I finished a sweater on Sunday, but it needs buttons! The 90°F temperature we’ve been suffering in lately hasn’t helped motivate me to go on a button search at my LFS. I started another sweater (Celtic Dreams needs another sleeve and a half but I am not mentally up for cabling right now): Annie Modesitt’s […]

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