Breakfast at Tiffany’s

March 24, 2008

I have mentioned that I am trying to loose weight. This would be possible on my own, but I have to admit that without Lisa, I would be sunk. Lisa doesn’t have a blog, but she is on Ravelry! Lisa is a runner and she is VERY fit. We love her, she is hilarious. Sadly, [...]

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The Adult Easter Egg Hunt

March 23, 2008

OK, so it isn’t REALLY a hunt unless you wait until the last minute and the Harris Teeter doesn’t have any Cadbury Creme Eggs (I am pretty sure that this is punishable by death, but I guess maybe it was my fault for not going out sooner. Anyway. My idea of an easter treat involves [...]

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March 21, 2008

Recently, Cristi went on a trip to DC to visit Pam. She brought back some yummy yarn for me! Manos de Uruguay Silk Blend! 150 yards – this is a little lighter than worsted, more of a DK weight really. and BEAUTIFUL! 30/70 Silk/Wool! Colorway 300S (gotta love those descriptive colorways!) Thank you, Cristi!!

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Weighing in

March 19, 2008

I have some WIPs, but I don’t have any pictures for you today. So, I will mention that I started a pair of socks this weekend and frogged them. I started a secret project and it is secret. I worked on Bellocq. And I started the Pi shawl. What I really want to talk about [...]

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Where Everyone’s a winner!

March 14, 2008

Well, everyone CAN be a winner. As part of the Hats for Alex project, Pam is doing a monthly prize drawing* and this month – I WON! mmmmmmmmmMalabrigo in colorway Melilla. Oh god, its perfect!!!! *to be eligible you have to have 3 hats made and sent to her in a month – and that [...]

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A lot of work going on

March 12, 2008

This week I got a lot of work done on a lot of WIPs. No, really – Hemlock is off the needles and ready to be blocked. The hat of many ends is done and ready to be finished. I have decided to knot them all and call it a day – more on that [...]

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March 11, 2008

Well, I had planned to have the Masters level I hat finished by today – but sadly, no. I swatched for it because I needed to get gauge. I got gauge. I CO. I knit the ribbing. then I realized that I was supposed to CO on SMALLER needles, not the gauge needles which you [...]

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March 7, 2008

what the hell does THAT mean? Who CARES, its Wollmeise!! Sent to me by the Amazing Sheri of The Loopy Ewe as a prize from one of the Spring Fling contests over on Ravelry. There was a beautiful pattern and a Loopy Loves You Tape Measure in there too, but then I opened the wollmeise [...]

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March 5, 2008

Well, not really, but I have been pretty monogamous to just one project – stop laughing! It’s true! There are no pics because I am in VA and I got up at 5 am to drive here. When I got off work I came to the hotel, went straight to the gym and then took [...]

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Clog Double Time

March 2, 2008

A few years ago I knit a pair of felted clogs in gray and black Cascade 220. They are a tad too big. This year I participated in the Charlotte Purl’s KAL – still too big. Yarn: Lambs Pride Worsted in Strawberry smoothie and charcoal Needles: KP Options Size 10 Start: ummm…a Sunday Finish: The [...]

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