Gift #3

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

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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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Sister Scarves

Here’s pair of recent FOs I think I’m safe to show you all. :) (Note to S-Let me know if you want this post hidden until after the holidays!) These little scarves were made for S to give as gifts later this month.

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Mom’s Scarf

It’s finished! Yay! I ended up ordering one more skein of Crystal Palace Yarns “Party” online and it arrived a couple weeks ago. It was enough for me to be able to finish the scarf. And just in time for Mother’s Day!

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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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Catch-Up

I finished the first week of two subbing fulltime at work. It wasn’t too bad, but next week is after Daylight Savings Time begins. Eek. On Wednesday, I couldn’t find a scarf I was wearing… I thought it had fallen onto the road or some such awful thing. I’d rather it get found and adopted [...]

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Adventures with Continental

I’ve been able to progress farther along on my left-hand scarf project. I was able to finish 8 inches in one sitting, yay! Some observations: Tension, tension, argh! It’s always been a problem when I try Continental knitting. If anyone has ideas/suggestions/wisdom to share, I’m all eyes. Practice does help… I think the number of [...]

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Is third time the charm?

I’ve been obsessing thinking about trying Continental-style knitting again. I’ve tried it once in each of the past two years. I cannot remember the details of the first time (perhaps I blocked the memory?). I’m pretty sure I used straight needles and some cotton yarn. Oops!Last year, I joined the Thing-Along and used my sampler [...]

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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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