Pink Quilts

The two current contests Sock Hunt and Dragon Hunt end tonight, so no more dilly-dallying, send in your entries asap! The winners will be announced on Sunday.

Mom and I found some interesting sights during our morning walk at MOA.

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Sock Monkeys and Chocolate

Do you love chocolates and contests? Hurry over to Knerq’s Lava Bar Contest for a chance to try “the world’s first liquid chocolate bar.” (Ends midnight tonight.)

Have you noticed how there’s a sock monkey trend lately?

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I’m so weak

Contests: There’s still time to enter! The deadline for both is Saturday September 30. To find out how to enter, go to the Sock Hunt and Dragon Hunt posts for details. PS: If you read the original post from last Friday, there has been a slight update/added hint to the Sock Hunt, making it a [...]

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Dragon Hunt (Contest #2)

Have you ever seen a limedragon? They’re terribly camera-shy, and quite rare. One was spotted and photographed while at Stitches Midwest in August 2006. Your quest is to find that picture.

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Sock Hunt (Contest #1)

During the next three months, I have five pairs of gift socks to knit.? The yarns I will be using are from the Opal Rainforest 2005 collection: Tiger, Zebra, Ladybug, Flamingo, and Parrot. I could knit all the socks in plain rib or stockinette because of the variegation/striping. But that’s not very exciting, and I know [...]

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Coming Soon…

on Friday… two contests!


Slowly Catching Up

I uploaded these pictures but hadn’t gotten around to blogging about them, so here you go.

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I’ve Gone Purple!

I guess I haven’t been a very good knitblogger lately. :/ Partly because I’ve been obsessively knitting a stalled shawl and then a simple scarf for a silent auction fundraiser, another scarf of my own design, and partly because of the technology blahs.

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MN State Fair = End of Summer

The Thursday before Labor Day, Mom and I went to the MN State Fair. Our first stop was the Creative Activities building where you can see all the entries in the crafts and baking competitions. Here are a few pictures of interesting things I saw or liked. (Sorry, no sock monkeys! Actually—we couldn’t find the [...]

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Laughter is Important

A couple weeks ago, I was in the mood to knit a washcloth and Dave’s Garterlac Dishcloth fit the bill perfectly. I had some Peaches & Creme in a crazy rainbow-like colorway that I thought might work well with the entrelac squares.

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In progress…

Sock Count (Pairs)

  • 2009 ~ 2
  • 2008 ~ 7
  • 2007 ~ 18 (1 baby)
  • 2006 ~ 20 (14 adult)
  • 2005 ~ 2
  • 2004 ~ 5
  • 2003 ~ 1
  • Total (sans 2009): 53

Just Stuff

  • Six Sox Knitalong
  • Sockamania Club Knitalong
  • zMeme
  • zRavelry
  • zSock Nation
  • zTSFB


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