Archive for May, 2008

Commencement

This past weekend, I went to New York state to visit my youngest sister’s college and watch her graduate[!]. me, mad, and currer I am very proud of her! Congratulations! I really hoped that I could finish Currer in time to wear it to graduation. I did, though I have some little details I want […]

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Live Handknits

On Sunday I wore my Something Purple to my MiL’s birthday party. One of the family friends noticed and asked about it. She and I had a nice chat about knitting. She said, “I like to knit just a little bit at night to relax and wind down.” “Exactly!” I exclaimed. Then she professed her […]

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Back On the Wheel

I started spinning this around Thanksgiving. Then the holidays and my knee injury intervened. It sat and waited. hello yarn fiber club, september 2007, 21 micron merino, maldives My knee has finally healed to a point where I can sit and spin for a while again and Maryland Sheep + Wool inspired me to get […]

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One Knitter’s Denial

While I knit the sleeves for the Cabled Hoodie (ravelry), I kept checking the schematic. Right length? Yep. Then I would compare the shaped cap to the shaping on the back. Hmm. I would squint, pull the fabric a bit, re-check the schematic, re-measure the sleeve cap and when everything measured out just right, I […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Mom feeding kids at MD sheep+wool 2007 Thanks for everything, Mom!

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Maryland 2008

Whew! Maryland this year was a bit different for me. My first year (2005) I spent so much money on fiber and yarn — and I picked out a wheel! I still have some things from that year in stash. Last year (2007) was my second year, and I was a bit more subdued, but […]

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Maryland, Maryland!

I think I am ready for Sheep + Wool. I’ve bought bottled water. I’ve made meetup plans with my mom and aunt. I’ve set a budget. I’ve made a list (it was shorter — it grew twice): yarn for Fugl for DH — not Lopi, but something comparable and special. a bag for my Lendrum […]

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