Category Archives: charity knitting

More FOs

I loved that little bag I made for La so much I decided to make several for myself. Blogless Lynn and I got together yesterday with our stashes and grand plans. We called it the Afternoon of Unrealistic Expectations. I … Continue reading

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Pseudo-tweed

I have completed a knit! I know, it’s incredible. Bug hat. One standard roll brim hat with pompom. Anyone know how to make the pompom stay tighter to the hat? I can never get it snug enough.Anyway.Roll brim hat in … Continue reading

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Lazy Saturday Afternoon

My favorite kind.We took a quick trip to Phoenix last night and came home this morning. I knitted a little more than one row on Tendrils and gave it up. It’s too hard to knit while stuffed in DH’s old … Continue reading

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Running out of time!

Hypatia and Patty, please send me your contact info so I can send you some yarn! If I don’t hear from you by Thursday, I’ll pick two more names on Friday.

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Tough lesson

Apparently the knitting goddess (I gotta come up with a (short) name for her if I’m going to be talking about her this much) was completely serious about the whole Zen knitting, no deadline thing. I thought the birthday party … Continue reading

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Yarn Drawing Boxing Day!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas Day, whether you celebrate it as a holiday or not. (There are worse ways to spend a Monday than not working. Anyway, today is the day I intended for Bug to draw … Continue reading

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I give up

It’s not going to happen.I finished Clapotis last night, ends and all. (Even the one that I cut without weaving in, that I had to felt to a nearby strand. Oy.) That leaves about 25 inches of Tendrils before Sunday … Continue reading

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a meme and more weird stuff

Bug screamed for 8 minutes last night. I think it might be working. DH slept in the camper and felt refreshed, so we’re getting there.Oh, and I would like to thank whatever nut first thought of using cabbage leaves to … Continue reading

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Mostly because I’m a little nuts

I’m somewhat disappointed that no one wrote “GIMME THE YARN, BITCH” in the comments of the last post yet. I thought for SURE at least Rabbitch would wander over for the sheer joy of cussing at me in print. Giving … Continue reading

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please excuse my absence

We have been away. Last Monday DH received a call that his mother was dying, so we scrambled to find plane tickets to Montana and flew away. We actually had to fly to Spokane and drive to DH’s hometown, about … Continue reading

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