beach read

Dec 26th, 2007 books, knitting, other
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At this point, I’m so tired from the exertion that is airline travel to say too much about our heavenly and all-too-brief trip to Puerto Rico. It was wonderful to be with family. It was delicious to be warm and well-fed. My sock yarn matches the scenery perfectly.   I’ve got loads of loot, knitting goodies (new yarns, books, and family heirlooms), and project inspiration…

tantalizing travel

Dec 21st, 2007 knitting, other, yarn p8rn fridays
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This week, as I’m knitting along on this: I kept finding myself thinking about this:   I actually had this post ready to go on Wednesday, but our phone and internet went dead for a few days and I’m just back online now. So blogging about all the great new yarn and knitting goodies I’ve received in the past week from family and new friends …

happy day!

Dec 17th, 2007 other, pets
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So, I was planning a knitting post for this evening, detailing completed Christmas projects and planned “me” projects. However, when I got home this evening, my daily perusal of Stuff on My Cat revealed…. MY cat! You can click on the picture to see the post over on SoMC. London has been on there before, and we are amazed at how long the wait is…

good news, all around

Nov 29th, 2007 knitting, other, work
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Good news comes in many forms today, both in and out of cyberspace. Anna is having a contest for lovely stitch markers, and it ends on Friday so get your entries in! The Yarn Harlot showed off the newest product from Lorna’s Laces, so that’ll increase our exposure and their popularity even more. Most imporantly, Rob has had an extremely attractive job offer from uBid.com,…

crosswalker socks

Nov 27th, 2007 books, knitting, other, patterns
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As I hoped, the holiday weekend gave me lots of time to finish knitting my Crosswalkers Socks and do the bulk of the work of getting the pattern available on the web. As with seemingly everything in my crafting life, finishing one thing (like knitting a pair of socks) only leaves me with even less time and more things to do (like learning to fix…