Episode 17: A New Home

April 22, 2008

We have a new home! Now lets see if itunes updates this bad boy – if you are on something other than itunes…ummm…yeah….not sure how to auto update that. Now onto the sadest show notes ever. ETA: I lie, the podcast is still here for now…after 2 days of trying, I just decided to go [...]

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Issues

April 19, 2008

I just discovered Thursday night that somewhere between my blog and my email not all of my comments are making it to me. Let me apologize if you commented and I didn’t get back to you. I just read a lot of really nice comments on everything from the last week and a half – [...]

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My Butterfly Princess

April 19, 2008

This is for my good good friend, Danielle. She is the sister of the bride I sent the other dishcloths to. When I mentioned that I was sending them, she said she couldn’t wait to get her’s at her shower (she is getting married in December). Well, when someone WANTS your knitting – you make [...]

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Pink Paradise

April 18, 2008

When the wonderful JP was in town for a visit, he brought goodies! I can’t believe it has taken me this long to post about it! It is Shi Bui Knits sock yarn – 2 skeins in a yummy pink (1765 if you are wondering) It is luscious and I can’t wait to knit something [...]

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For Emily

April 17, 2008

My friend Emily is getting married, so I had to knit her a little something to go along with the cutting board I bought her from her registry. I mean every bride wants handknit dishcloths, right?? Pattern: Spring Butterflies Dishcloth (Ravelry Link) Yarn: Sugar and Cream Needles: Denise size 6 Knitting time: not much – [...]

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April 16, 2008

Everything looks the same as last week. I had a couple of small projects to whip out this week so nothing really got worked on. BUT – tomorrow I will have 4 FOs for you! Maybe 5. WEEEEEEE!!!! All in one post!!!!! It will be like Christmas, only not because there will be no tree. [...]

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To make his parents love me…

April 15, 2008

Some of you guessed that the thing under the towels last week was the Hemlock Ring Blanket. You were wrong. Sorry. But since more than 3 people asked AND I managed to get it blocked last week, well, I decided to go ahead and show it to you and make you wait on the mystery [...]

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Will wonders never cease?

April 14, 2008

I bet you didn’t think you would see any handspun on here again ever! But, I got some plying done this weekend on some roving I have had sitting around forever! 4oz of domestic wool from Poppy Flower Fibers in the Royal Flush colorway. This spun very nicely, but when I started to ply it, [...]

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LYS Review: Cottage Yarn

April 11, 2008

As promised, I am bringing you another review of a yarn shop and the yarny goodness that I got while I was visiting. The Charlotte Purls went to Cottage Yarn – and it will never be the same. Located on Mint Hill Matthews Rd (next door to my insurance agent), this shop is cute. Lots [...]

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Just in time

April 10, 2008

Just in time for the spring, I finished a great little alpaca vest. I know, I know you are thinking alpaca is really warm, but really it is a nice vest and perfect for a spring chill. Pattern: Plymouth 1114 – Alpaca Boucle Vest Yarn: Plymouth Baby Alpaca Grande in dark purple – 3.5 skeins [...]

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