Monthly Archives: May 2012

Knitting! (6)

Younger Son's fiance asked for a cowl.  Not just any cowl, but the Big Herringbone Cowl from the Purl Soho website. (That link worked when I needed the pattern a few weeks ago but doesn't seem to work today. Maybe it will … Continue reading

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Knitting! (5)

While I was knitting that Montego Bay silk scarf I found myself experiencing an almost visceral urge to knit socks. Fingering weight yarn! Tiny needles! I wantwantwant! However, I mananged to keep that feeling in check until the scarf was f-i-n-a-l-l-y … Continue reading

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Knitting! (4)

Fourth: silk Montego Bay scarf.   Yarn: Alchemy Silk Purse, 2 skeins. DK, 100% silk single ply.Needle: KnitPicks US#8 circ.Pattern: Montego Bay by Amy Singer. I originally announced that this yarn — also souvenir yarn purchased at Knitty City last year … Continue reading

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Knitting! (3)

Third: a Moebius cowl from a class on same at Yarnover, taught by the totally delightful Silvia Harding. Yummy yarn; too bad I now find the color rather insipid. Hannibal is not sure about this. Not sure at all. Pattern: … Continue reading

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This is a rebuilding year.

You know how sports teams, when they have lost all their star players and consequently are not winning many games, they call it a "rebuilding year"? That's what Smokey and I are having in 2012… literally. But not in the … Continue reading

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Knitting! (2)

Second: Daybreak, last seen here. All done, love it, worn only once. Spring came rather early this year and thus ended wool-scarf-wearing season. Pattern: Daybreak by Stephen West. Nearly every one of his patterns appeal to me. I love this one … Continue reading

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Knitting!

I started this post with the intention of showing you everything that I had knit since the last time I blogged an FO. Then it occurred to me that each piece deserved its own post; also, that that method would … Continue reading

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Ennui.

You may already have seen this but it is worth a second look. Enjoy!

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Especially for single mothers.

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Eye candy Friday.

From Younger Son:  I went to Ikea with my friend last night. All at the same time, we left the store, the rain ended, and the sky became a beautiful mix of colors. He snapped a picture of me silhouetted … Continue reading

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