Category Archives: here there be knitwear

I make pretty things.

Many (most? all?) of you have seen this news on Facebook, but for those who haven’t, here are the details. Project: Jasper James Charles Stark Pattern: My own Gauge: 19.25″, 7lb 12oz Started: Sometime in late May (I didn’t write … Continue reading

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Thanks for the progress

Hmm, progress has actually been made since last I posted, less than two weeks ago. Feast or famine around here with the knitting, and since I was feasting on food I didn’t cook and sitting in a house I didn’t … Continue reading

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Back for a bit

It’s still hot as all get out here. Last year the weather was the same – mid 110s for weeks in August. I thought last year was an anomaly (Tucson has started to cool down with the monsoons by now) … Continue reading

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Tis the Freaking Season

Know how I know? Cuz the drivers on the road this fine December morning were even more insane than usual. Prepare to drive your armored tanks for the next 30 or so days until the furor dies down.And speaking of … Continue reading

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When times get rough…

…I do a little hooking on the side.So, last time I said I was mostly monogamous. Less than 15 minutes after I hit Publish Post, I was getting out the yarn for not one, but TWO new projects. Sigh. (I … Continue reading

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Insert witty post title here.

Thank you for all the congratulations on the previous post. As you can guess, we’re all over the moon about it. Bug thinks Noob is the bestest thing ever, and wants to kiss him and pet him every five minutes … Continue reading

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A random conglomeration of fantastamous junk.

So, the official “I’m done” poses of Aunt Scarf #1. These are not actually “done”. I have not woven in the ends yet, because I still haven’t decided if I want to pick out the cast off edge (on the … Continue reading

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Sometimes

…you just need chocolate for lunch. And if that chocolate is wrapped in pastry, deep-fried, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and served with ice cream, so much the better. Look, Joan! Flowers! (It officially hit 80 here yesterday.) Baby sweater in … Continue reading

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Lovin’ the weekend

Oh yeah, this was a great weekend, and I have lots of photos of warm for Joan. I think I will figure out one of those mosaic thingies so you all don’t die of the boredom. Note the wearing of … Continue reading

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More FOs. I am on fire!

Actually, I finished the knitting of these in the last days of the year. I just never wove in the ends until I finished the DH’s socks, and then I got lazy and didn’t take any pictures. This delay works … Continue reading

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