Good news…bad news

October 21, 2008

So I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that I will be at SAFF on Sunday – I am getting there on Saturday night, though so if you are staying at the Holiday Inn, you may see me there. Also, Charlene Schurch has agreed to do an interview for [...]

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Damn it!

September 18, 2008

So, I joined Goodreads – this isn’t news to many of you. It is a GREAT site. but I went into the invite friends and clicked on some people from my contact list and click yes, please. Then it told me that instead of the 38 I clicked it sent 748. Sorry about that. It [...]

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Set to fail

August 27, 2008

Well, the truth is, I didn’t finish my wrapigan, and it looks pretty much the same except with one and a half sleeves on it. So…no pictures. I started another shawl for another wedding and I have pieces of amiguramis all over my house. Besides, I am in Chicago and while I have my camera [...]

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Things I can show you!

August 13, 2008

Well, we are well into the Ravelympics (Ravelry Olympic Knitting for those of you non-knitters). I have finished one project for WIPs Wrestling, but I can’t show it to you here on the blog yet as it is a gift. Soon. Anyway – that is the Wrapigan – I am over halfway across the back. [...]

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That means I love you!

August 11, 2008

This yarn was part of my spinning for the Tour de Fleece – there is still one more to come! Roving: Falkland in colorway Eep Ork from Funky Carolina WPI: 10 Yardage: 212.5 The colors on this are fantastic and I really enjoyed spinning it up!

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For Emily

August 6, 2008

Awhile back I decided I would knit a shawl for each of my good girlfriends as they got married. Little did I know that would mean three this year alone, but they are absolutely worth it! Pattern: Lacey Shawl by Plymouth Design Company (Ravelry Link) Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca Silk – 3.5 balls Needle: [...]

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August 5, 2008

Danielle told me that Emily and her new hubby, Dave, wanted to entertain more and they have a cute little patio in the new place with an outdoor table set. Pattern: Raffia Table Mats from Simple Crochet by Erica Knit Yarn: Plymouth Raffina Crochet hook: H and F Notes: I adapted the pattern for a [...]

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Happy Birthday to me!

August 1, 2008

No – it isn’t actually my birthday – it is still months away, but some Ravelry Helpers did a Birthday swap and I was lucky enough to have gotten the amazing LittleWit as my pal! This here? Jaggerspun! Zephyr!! In Lady Slipper!! She also made some really cool things for me!! DPN holders! And a [...]

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Cherry Blossom Delight

July 31, 2008

I decided this year that I would do the Tour de Fleece again – I had a lot of fun last year and I learned a lot about my spinning, even though last year I only did 15 minutes a day. This year I did a little more – and here is the first of [...]

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I don’t usually do this…

July 30, 2008

but I was tagged by KnitSteph and to be honest, I was feeling a bit slack since I had WIPs to share today, but due to a 13.5 hour work day and then needing to get some school work done, well, pictures didn’t happen today. So instead… The Rules: Rules are posted at the beginning. [...]

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