Archive for April, 2008

Conversation With An Enabler

On Monday, I had a conversation with my husband that went a little something like this: me: Hey, I am going to the sheep festival this weekend. DH: awesome! DH: Ha, you are going to come home with SO MUCH MORE wool. me: no, no, I already have plenty. DH: oh, it’s O.K. — you […]

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Mere Seconds

On Saturday afternoon, I cast off the second front of my Patons cabled (perhaps not so) hoodie [ravelry]. pieces blocking on the guest bed Mere seconds later I cast on the back of Norah Gaughan’s Currer [ravelry]: the back of currer, take two I’ve already ripped out and restarted the back of Currer due to […]

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There Has Been Knitting

There has been knitting, yarn purchasing, a tiny bit of spinning (my knee can’t hold up to it for long), physical therapy, playoff hockey, photos taken, programming, yardwork, birthday celebrations, anniversary celebrations … Basically everything except blogging. sweater pieces I have been fairly project monogamous — my goal is to finish this sweater (Patons Cabled […]

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Elijah the Elephant

What’s this? elijah and friends It’s Elijah! Quick Stats [ravelry project notes] Pattern:Elijah, by ysolda. Pattern can be purchased at her shop or on ravelry. [ravelry pattern] Yarn:Mission Falls 1824 Wool in teal, 2 skeins. Small bits of Knit Picks Merino Style and Dale Baby Ull for details/seaming. Needles:US3 Knit Picks Harmony dpns Started-Finished:17 Mar […]

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All The Way From Germany

Today my wee tiny sock arrived, all the way from Germany! wee tiny sock from Kris! Kris of Bockstark Knits and knitters uncensored fame knit a very wee tiny cute sock in Hello Yarn Tough Sock (the Lonesome Water colorway — gorgeous, like everything Adrian dyes). Kris also included a postcard with a sweet note, […]

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