Kinda meh

Yesterday’s snowfall was pretty, but hard to clean up. I am really tired today from all the shoveling. Carol E of Giraffe Dreams has good photos of the snowstorm if you want to see.

Now, the recently completed project that was just meh? It’s a rug.

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Procrastination

Many appreciative thanks to everyone for the wonderful comments about my Bohus socks (last post)! I have been putting off blogging about another FO, because the project itself is… meh. I’m tempted to skip over it and blog about a nice lace scarf I just finished. We’ll see what I decide to do on Friday! [...]

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Socks with a Surprise

The project I worked feverishly on for most of last week? A new pair of socks!

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3,000!

First, congratulations to Tracey of Frugal FuzzyBritches who left comment #3,000 here early in February! I didn’t even realize I was close to another milestone until I logged onto my dashboard and noticed the even number! She chose a gift certificate to The Loopy Ewe as her prize, and picked out an awesome color of [...]

Knitting Comics

If you like webcomics, there’s a new one for knitters: The Knit Princess. It’s on the cute side, but the material will certainly be familiar to us knitters! It started very recently, so you’ll be able to catch up quickly.

Many of you will already have heard of Handknit Heroes from blogs or Ravelry. It’s a [...]

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Tweedy Mitts

This past weekend, I was in need of a simiple project to work on during the Bohus events. I thought garter stitch mitts would be perfect.

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Stripes!

My sock slump is finally broken! The cure? Some fun self-striping worsted weight sock yarn!

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Bohus Love

How exciting! The much anticipated Opening Weekend of the American Swedish Institute’s Radiant Knits exhibit finally arrived! I didn’t go to the opening reception/presentation (read about it here), the Knit Out on Saturday (Twin Set Ellen has a post about it), and Mary Jo Burke of Stagecoach Yarn’s presentation on Sunday (again Twin Set Ellen [...]

The battle may be lost, but the war is not over

I tried to knit myself some socks. I really tried. All I can offer as evidence is this slightly blurry photo of stockinette.

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Pretty in Pink

Here’s my first FO for 2009! I started this as a last-minute Christmas gift, but was not able to finish it until the first day of the new year.

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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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