Monthly Archives: December 2010

FO Friday.

It is probably cheating a little if the FO in question is 2010, isn't it? And so I will offer these instead. First up, the cowl for Alex, Matthew's girlfriend: Yarn: Knit Picks Andean Silk in Allspice, to match the 16-Cable … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday.

Back in 2005 when I got back into knitting big-time, I bought a pattern for a felted purse. It was the Oregon Tote by Janet Scanlon (scroll down to the second purse, the peach and yellow one). On the advice … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the New Year edition.

Ten Intentions for the New Year. 1.  Finish all UFOs. I have already started on this. 2.  Knit from stash as much as possible. Just like the past three years.  3.  Knit myself another sweater. Yay! 4.  Exercise regularly — … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Paul, TJ, Zoe, and Ginger. And me.

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Normal pancreas.

My doc called this morning to tell me I have a normal pancreas, yay! She said she will have to bake cookies for the medical records department because it took an act of god to get my results. Whatever. Thank … Continue reading

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An FO is an FO, no matter how small.

I just finished wrapping the Christmas presents. Back when I was a teenager I spent two Christmas seasons wrapping gifts in the little department store in my home town. That taught me how to wrap efficiently and tidily, although our … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the gift edition.

Ten Last-Minute Gift Ideas. A hand-knit sweater. Not.  A Calorimetry. THAT is doable.  One of Judith Durant's One-Skein Wonders books and a skein (or three) of luscious yarn. The best part is you get to go yarn-shopping.  99 Essential Christmas Masterpieces from Amazon. … Continue reading

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Coupla things.

On Friday I went to the annual Christmas Tea and Living Nativity at the county nursing home, where I am on the board. I thought about bringing my camera but didn't because of privacy concerns. So I will have to … Continue reading

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Friday video: just for fun.

I saw this on three separate sites yesterday. Is that the beginning of "going viral"? Judging by the ladybug's actions I am guessing they are extremely short-sighted.

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Today is Jane Austen's 235th birthday. Happy birthday, Jane!  Thanks to @amycrea, who tweeted this.

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