Belated Birthday

After almost two months of crazy deadlines, I was eager to knit something at a relaxed pace. Since my birthday was coming up, I thought I ought to make myself something. I chose this design, because I thought it might go well with my dresses.

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Potholder Mania

Back in May, it was potholders and hotpads all the time, as I worked feverishly to finish the set of five I needed for this swap. Even though I dithered about it at first, I couldn’t resist joining Hot Pads! And Potholders – The Swap. We had to crochet five potholders, and we could use any [...]

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Winners! And another new design!

Thanks everyone for the great comments on the previous post! Here are the numbers picked by the Random Number Generator matched to the commentors (The first two get the copies signed by Stephanie).

9-knittymama33-turtle15-Megan S. 28-Linda 22-Cassie 10-Eryka Jackson 5-Amy 36-Bev Adam 4-rina

I’ll email the lucky winners later today; congratulations, and enjoy the comic! (If [...]

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New design, and contests!

Boy, it’s been a while since I last blogged. Where did the time go? Lately, I’ve felt like a snail… I concentrate on something for what seems like a couple hours, only to find out nearly a whole day has passed by. Since Starbucks has pretty much discontinued decaf Frappucinos, I’ve been thinking that I [...]

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Wee Gifts

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Gift #3

Here is the last of the gifts I made for my recommendation letter writers!

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Forgetful, Part 2 (or: Gift #2)

I have been quite scatterbrained lately. I handed in a recent design project last Friday and now have more time to catch up on this blog. However, I completely forgot to take additional photos of the below FO before mailing it, so you’ll have to do with incomplete shots.

Forgetful, Part 1

I can’t believe I kept forgetting to post about this! I can now share the secret knitting project mentioned in this post.

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Lotsa Stuff

Mugs:

If anyone is still looking for a knit cable mug (like this), I saw one this past Saturday (the 14th) on the Clearance table at the Starbucks located in the Southtown Shopping Center (at 494 & Penn).

Sock Competitions:

It’s too late to sign up, but a new Sock Madness begins on March 18! I signed up [...]

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Gift #1

Late last year, I asked a big favor from three very busy people: letters of recommendation. I could have sent thank you notes, but decided I would make each person a handknit gift. Here’s the first one!

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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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