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The Queen is Done, Long Live The Queen!

Juno Regina, that is. I hope that last one makes you think of summer, Joan!

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Almost up.

The time, that is.This weekend was all about the Christmas. We got our tree, I baked and baked and cleaned and baked, and STILL only had four batches of goodies. We had friends over for holiday light watching and cookies, … Continue reading

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Cutting my losses

The knitting on Juno Regina is finished. I laid it out last night and decided I didn’t really need to have 42 inches of stockinette in the center. According to the pattern, that leads to a blocked stole of 80 … Continue reading

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Hungover

Blogless Lynn agreed with me. It’s possible to have a knitting hangover. I knit until my brain leaked out my ears on Saturday, and knit more on Sunday. First half of Juno Regina, DONE! (No pictures, as it looks much … Continue reading

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Playing catch-up

I didn’t knit a stitch on Wednesday. Thursday was an epic scene of cooking and cleaning. The DH had a low-blood-sugar episode and had to eat and lay down for a bit, leaving me to finish dinner and the cleaning. … Continue reading

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pacalaga’s my name

Obsession is my game.Beware, as I out myself as a true knitting geek.I looooove the Yarn Harlot’s stories. Not so much when she’s on the road, but her home life and her descriptions of same crack me up. This is … Continue reading

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What do you get

When you use your cracked, peeling fingers to knit with cashmere laceweight? Why, velcro, of course. I don’t know why my fingers do this. This year it’s slightly exacerbated by the wire knitting, but they do it every fall, wire … Continue reading

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On a roll

One more votive sleeve done! I made a little mistake with this one, though – it’s fatter in the center than at the edges, so I stretched the wire out to make it fit, and “sewed” up the ends before … Continue reading

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FOs abound

Okay, maybe “abound” is a bit of an overstatement, but I’m still on the happiness high from Thursday. I finally finished Devan, and I LURVE it. Specs:Devan from knitty, newborn size.MCY yarn (from ebay) fingering weight in Santa Fe gold, … Continue reading

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