Archive for February, 2009

Mitten, Finished

My crafting and blogging mojo is pretty much at nil right now. But I finished my Madrona Latvian mitten last weekend: madrona mitten, thumb side mitten, top side Fun project, fun class. Take a class with Beth Brown-Reinsel if you have the opportunity! I hope to be able to budget the time and money for […]

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Madrona Aftermath

E (PokingMyEyesOut) already posted about our class (and other fun) at Madrona. The hotel was really cool. I had no idea what it was going to be like, other than knitters and spinners everywhere. I’ve never taken a class before. I have been to MD Sheep and Wool a few times, but Madrona is a […]

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Madrona Bound (for real)

Tomorrow morning I wake up early and head down to E’s (PokingMyEyesOut) and then we take off for Madrona in Tacoma. We are taking Beth Brown-Reinsel’s all-day Latvian Mittens class and looking forward to it! We’ll be taking good notes for GD (ChezDavis)! Beth Brown-Reinsel designed Celtic Dreams, the sweater I will be wearing tomorrow. […]

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Frustrating

Imagine, if you will, picking one sweater’s worth of yarn out of your stash to keep available while the rest of your sweater yarn is in storage for an unknown period of time (almost two months now; looking like it will be at least four at this point). Imagine picking one that you love, a […]

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My Brother Shares

Ginger thinks everyone should know that Boris not only loves handknits, he shares them with his little sister: ging’s turn Lucky girl.

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FO: Two Year Sweater

Or, the Technical-and-Fun but Unflattering-on-me Sweater celtic dreams A couple of years ago, I fell in love with Celtic Dreams, a top-down, saddle shoulder aran designed by Beth Brown-Reinsel. My mom bought me the pattern pamphlet for Christmas and shortly thereafter I started the sweater with some discontinued Rowan Rowanspun Aran in Autumn — a […]

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Log Cabin Pug

Boris is a lover of naps and snuggling up. He sleeps on top of Ginger, Claw, dog pillows, blankets, humans– anything soft he can curl up next to. napping boris [flickr] When I was packing and organizing everything for the big move, I discovered this log cabin blanket. It was supposed to be for the […]

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