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Mar 31st, 2008 crafts, sewing, work

If you take the fact that I don’t think I’ve even touched my sewing machine since June (around the time Bombpop relocated out of state) into consideration, it’s pretty surprising that I started & finished a sewing project over the weekend. However, if you take into account how out-of-control my burgeoning pile of knitting needles is, it’s a darn good thing I put this needle…


Mar 30th, 2008 knitting

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth, and Kureyon sock yarn and the Annetrelac sock pattern were two halves of one empyrean soul, a unified deity of aesthetic perfection.  So pleasing was this yarn and pattern combination, that it was starting to attract worship, which offended God’s monotheistic sensibilities. Thusly God meted out a punishment fit for a two-in-one type of sock…

flashback #2

Mar 29th, 2008 knitting

I’ve started working on the Annetrelac socks, using the Kureyon Sock #164 that I showed you a while ago. I’ll take pictures of those socks when they’re a bit further along, but I wanted to share another oldie that came to mind while I was busy loving the Noro sock yarn. Back in my pre-blogging era, I had used the same colorway (164) of regular…


Mar 28th, 2008 knitting, yarn p8rn fridays

Just over a year ago, I wound up this lovely yarn and started knitting plain stockinette socks. I took it with me on vacation, and knitted a sock and a half while away. When I got back from the trip, I got busy with other things and lost that lovin’ sock feeling, and the task of finishing the pair got put on hold. You might…

field trip

Mar 27th, 2008 work

When your workplace consists of 7 people plus a dog, it’s a little unusual to have it look like this:   After lunch, the yarn crawl group from the Yarn Market News conference that was in town showed up to take a tour and see how things are done at Lorna’s Laces. It was crazy to fit 55 yarn professionals into our small space! And…