Category Archives: holiday knitting

An attempt to corral my projects.

(Much laughing ensues.) Current activities: Crocheted blanket. Needs borders and a wash. Deadline Dec 1 to mail to my lovely baby grand-niece before xmas. All The Shades of Truth (which is truly the most gag-worthy name for an utterly beautiful … Continue reading

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I blinked.

And then it was mid November. I am getting slowly bigger (though not actually gaining any weight – that’s kinda cool) and quickly more surly. I still feel nasty about half the time and tired the rest of the time … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday

Okay, not really, but it wasn’t all bad. This was actually a pretty productive weekend. I cleaned a little, purged the guest room a little, knitted a little, decorated a little. I even planted the amaryllis I bought a month … Continue reading

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D’ya ever wonder

Why all my posts are about Random? (Hint: it’s cuz my life is like that. All. Over. The. Place.)No babies yet. This is the good thing about posting infrequently – if I posted every day and then missed a day … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday.

And I have more random. First, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish terrible things upon all the people involved in the Bob the Builder videos. Extra fleas in the armpits for the writers and the people who do … Continue reading

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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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It might be a little chilly today.

We got the funkiest storm yesterday. I have never experienced a winter storm with thunder and lightning. Don’t you need warm air for thunder? It was in short supply yesterday. (Well, maybe a CEO was talking a lot in Tucson.) … Continue reading

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Uh-oh.

It’s crunch time in pacaland. I managed a measly 10 inches on the stole this weekend, and nary a stitch on the quilt. I did get it re-basted, which counts for something, and most of the quilting motifs are straight … Continue reading

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Thursday? Are you sure it isn’t last Saturday?

See, I have to specify last Saturday because I am really not ready to have only a week to finish the quilt and the stole for mailing. Dec 17 is my (self-imposed) mailing deadline, and I’d really really like to … Continue reading

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