Du Nord

Late in April, my parents and I went up north to visit family. I asked to stop at the yarn shop previously missed in last year’s somewhat local yarn shop crawl, Unraveled in Pequot Lakes. (The address is listed at the bottom of the linked post; I can’t find a web presence for the shop.)

We [...]

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Today’s post is brought to you by the letters E, L, and V

Las Vegas was… exhilarating! Mom usually travels to Las Vegas once a year for a trade show, and I always ask if I can tag along. I know that I probably never would get a chance to visit the so-called Sin City otherwise.

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It was so much fun to see all the places shown [...]

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Knitter’s Virtual Vacation Swap Questionnaire

Bonjour swap pal! Feel free to leave a comment or email if anything here isn’t clear. Looking forward to a fun swap. : )

1. If you could visit any state in the US, which would it be and why?

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Stitches Midwest 2006

I was so tired when I got home from Chicago that I actually went to bed at 8:00 PM that evening. Such a quick trip, and I didn’t get to make any side forays into Chicago as I hoped (Millennium Park, or the King Tut exhibit at The Field Museum, for example). (It also was [...]

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Weekend Shopping

I mentioned earlier this week that I did buy a few things at each of the three stores in Bemidji that stocked anything fibery or knitting-related. I thought I’d also share my experience at each store, in case anyone goes up to that area.

I didn’t know until a few months ago that Ben Franklin [...]

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I’m back!

We got back on Sunday, but I haven’t been able to post until now. I’m still feeling tired from a combination of the trip, work, and lack of allergy medicine. It was a good weekend, we looked at various properties, and I shopped at Bemidji Woolen Mills, Ben Franklin, and Pamida… Yes, I bought yarn [...]

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Who woulda thunk?

A couple weeks ago, I witnessed amazing sight at the grocery store. I really would never had expected to see this in my lifetime.

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Knitting Spots

kat knits is holding this fun contest/meme: Name 5 places (other than home and LYS) where you’ve knitted.

It’s been fun reading all the various answers. Here’s mine!

At Mall of America, while mall-walking. Walking around the Highland Park neighborhood. While traveling (Wellesley in my old dorm!!, [...]

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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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