A Lot of Little Things

Tonight, I plan to catch up on last week’s shows on the TiVo tonight and cast on the fronts for the Sienna Cardigan. I’m still hoping to finish the fronts by next week sometime.

However, I secretly want to work on a sock and start a beret (for me; from the Winter IK) in some stash Peace Fleece!

I did get pictures of the completed socks on my mom’s feet this weekend. Here is one picture (not one I’ll be sending with the pattern):

sock turtle and mom
Mom’s feet, a turtle, and new socks

Cute socks, huh? I think she likes them. Tomorrow I mail off the pattern and chart and pictures and it should be mostly out of my hair. Woo hoo! I am happy with the pattern and the socks.

I just had 570 comments to moderate. 2 were real comments. The rest: spam. I tagged them all as spam, but ugh. This is why I am behind on replying to comments and emails. Wonder if I can port spamassassin to wordpress… or I enable captcha or something.

I voted today. My line was short enough that I did not have time to pull out my sock and knit on it before I was at the voting booth. I’m not sure if that was fortunate or unfortunate!

Happy Tuesday!

15 Comments so far

  1. knittingphilistine on November 7th, 2006

    Those are some beautiful lacy socks! Absolutely lovely! And I’m interested to see some Sienna in progress…looks like a cute pattern and a fun, relatively stress-free pattern.

    And thank you so much for stopping by my newbie blog and commenting on my Blanket Cardigan! Philly is such a *great* city to live in (and visit ;o)!

    And I just have to say that I am a big fan of anyone who has a d’oh! category for their knitblog…awesome!

  2. Annie on November 7th, 2006

    I love the socks. And I didn’t get to knit and vote either… the line was long but moving.

  3. Julie on November 7th, 2006

    Bad Behavior, Bad Behavior, Bad Behavior. I mean it, I have NO spam problem at all, it is blocking everything and SUPER easy to install. http://error.wordpress.com/2006/11/06/bad-behavior-207/
    It gets rid of the junk even before Askimet sees it. I don’t have to do a thing.

  4. Julie on November 7th, 2006

    OH – I forgot. The socks are BEAUTIFUL!! I definitely have to figure out socks this coming year. *fingers crossed*

  5. Ashley on November 8th, 2006

    I’m getting spammed out the wazoo right now too. I’ll have to look into this Bad Behavior thing. The socks look great!

  6. Andrea on November 8th, 2006

    Great socks. :)

  7. Deneen on November 8th, 2006

    Very cute socks and how could she not love them?

  8. Stacey on November 8th, 2006

    What about some kind of verification – like typing in a word or number combo? I see it on quite a few blogs to prevent spammers….

    Socks look wonderful!

  9. gleek on November 8th, 2006

    the socks are beautiful and i agree with julie. use akismet and bad behavior. the two together should take care of your spam problem!

    horray for voting! it was quite a day for democrats :)

  10. Adam on November 8th, 2006

    Love the socks! That’s a cool pattern.

    Sorry about the Spam, are you using Askimet? It catches all of my spam without any problems. I think out of 800 spams caught recently it only let 1 through.

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  12. anne on November 8th, 2006

    Have you updated to WP2.0? It has some really good spam protections and you can get more – like SpamKarma and Akismet. I used to have thousands of spam comments and now I get 2 or 3 a week. It’s made my life sooooo much easier.

    (Love the socks!)

  13. Dipsy D. on November 9th, 2006

    My gosh, these socks are beautiful! I’m a sucker for lace socks, and this pattern is just so gorgeous!

  14. Ava on November 9th, 2006

    Love the socks! You’ll let us know when and where the pattern is published, right?

  15. Christine on November 10th, 2006

    I must be lucky, as Akismet alone has grabbed all of my spam over the time since I installed it. Just a few have slipped through to moderation, but nothing compared to the 30,000 or so that Akismet has caught!

    I love the socks – they are making me swoon a little!