Meet my new companion and assistant: minnie (shown on left). Treo is on the right, and he will be helping Mom now.


I love this little thing (BlackBerry Curve 8310). It’s similar in size to the Treo 650, but much thinner and lighter (65 g difference)!

I started a new sock on Wednesday night. It’s the current pattern from Sockamania Club KAL.


While I love the yarn and the pattern, I’m not so sure this is working out. The yarn is Curious Creek Fibers Omo, a 50-50 silk merino blend. It’s wonderful to work with, but the fabric is VERY drapey and I need more negative ease for these socks to fit well. I have another possible pattern in mind for this fantastic yarn, but I’m going to wait and get Mom to try them on this weekend before I make a decision.

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12 Responses to “minnie”

  1. Jeanne Says:
    January 11th, 2008 at 1:25 pm

    I haven’t decided about that sock yet. Yours look very nice, but I guess there is no point if it’s not going to fit well.

  2. Chris Says:
    January 11th, 2008 at 2:12 pm

    Congrats on the new gadget! The sock looks good, but like Jeanne said – we can’t feel it, so….

  3. trek Says:
    January 11th, 2008 at 5:03 pm

    Very wiggly ribbing.

  4. Opal Says:
    January 11th, 2008 at 5:28 pm

    Cool new toy! I like the way the new sock looks, but I know how you feel about drapey socks. I like a nice snug fit. Slouchy socks just aren’t for me.

  5. Carrie K Says:
    January 11th, 2008 at 6:10 pm

    Gadgets, fun! The yarn is pretty but slouchy socks not so much.

  6. Tanya Says:
    January 11th, 2008 at 6:33 pm

    Love the yarn. I understand about the slouchy, though. I’ve have a pair that is possibly going to be that way. Oh, well.

  7. Connie Says:
    January 12th, 2008 at 9:03 pm

    Kelle (Knits and Giggles) is making her pattern up in Schmoochie (sp) It is really nice. Her sock has convinced me to give it a go this month.

  8. Sydney Says:
    January 12th, 2008 at 10:29 pm

    Congrats on the new Blackberry! I like the looks of the sock but if it won’t fit, I’m not sure it’s worth continuing.

  9. deb Says:
    January 13th, 2008 at 8:33 am

    I just treade my TREO for a Motorola Q and I do love its smaller size as well…good luck with your new toy.

  10. Nicole Says:
    January 13th, 2008 at 2:32 pm

    I love the waves, looks cool.

  11. mrspao Says:
    January 14th, 2008 at 12:21 am

    Nice toys :) Hope you find something that is right for that yarn – it is very pretty.

  12. Tracey Says:
    January 15th, 2008 at 7:56 pm

    Dude, your sock is drunk.

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