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Archive for August, 2007

Aug
31
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If you are reading this as part of Fiber Friday, I am in Belgium with my family! I’ve set this entry up to post automatically since I’ll be completely divorced from my techno-habits for once. I hope to use the vacation to get lots of knitting done on the gym slip in the hotel and [...]

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Jaegar Extra Fine Merino is a discontinued yarn, so I was able to get enough of it for the Gym Slip Dress on a nice discount. That doesn’t mean I’d use it as a kitty bed though! It’s very fine stuff, extremely soft and especially springy. Knitting with is has been extremely delightful, but in [...]

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So, I just got these new shoes, because I needed new comfy shoes for all the standing around at work. I’m not ashamed to admit that I am picky about having coordinating shoe/sock combos, provided I’m not wearing long pants, in which case I’d be focused on shoe/pant combos. I have only a few pairs [...]

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sweets!

Aug
18
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Tonight was all about being spoiled! On the way out to the corner store for some last-minute ingredients for our late-night cookie craving, I found a delivery in the mail from my secret pal! I don’t know what’s more exciting, the thrill of being spoiled by a speedy and thoughtful upstream pal, or the thrill [...]

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I finished the Horcrux Socks this week, which had been my purse/travel/theater knitting. As always, I’m very pleased with the feel and the fabric of knitting with Wick. It’s a favorite, and I would love to see it in more colors. The colors of these socks are oddly recurring in my life recently. At work [...]

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