Monthly Archives: July 2015

Watermelon links!

Zippered coin purse. Free socks for life. Five things every knitter regrets. (Like this, for example.) (Or this.) (Or this.) Sheep is life. Stay cool. Best use of a granny square EVAH. Eleanor and Franklin. This is lovely. "…even knitting…"? … Continue reading

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Selected pages from an antique. Published the year I was born.

  If anyone is keen to knit a vintage pattern, let me know.

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No swimming in these links.

photo credit: Fence via photopin (license) 2018 is going to be awesome. Grilling tips: hot dogs, burgers. New movie plot. Bellybutton lint. A reader’s manifesto. Also: 53 books you won’t be able to put down. Amazing realism. Oops (but sooo … Continue reading

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Friday letters 8.

photo credit: DSC00807 via photopin (license)   Dear People Who Set Off Lots Of Really, Really Loud Fireworks Last Saturday Night, I am so pleased that you had a good time on the Fourth and hope that you all survived … Continue reading

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Seven Gandhi Quotes That Are Totally Fake.    My wall.

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Book sale!

The Friends of my local library had our annual book sale a couple weekends ago. It is amazing how many books get weeded from the library or from other people's bookshelves. Kay and Diane squeezing as many books onto the … Continue reading

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Okay, Webs, what is going on.

  Haunted faces in the LYS? This is how religions get started…

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Ten on Tuesday, the staycation edition.

Ten Things To Do On A Summer Staycation.* Knit. Duh. Mystery swatch. Watch Netflix with Smokey. While knitting. photo credit: Day 81 via photopin (license) Listen to an audiobook. While knitting.     My most recent listens. The middle one, Cabin … Continue reading

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Green, green, the world is green.

Remember: good posture is important. DIY sock needle holder. Mistakes were made. If only… This goes beyond silly. The previous knit makes this one look almost conservative. Matchy-matchy. .

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What’s going on.

  Window display at Darn Knit Anyway, a yarn store in Stillwater MN. Reading — Early Warning by Jane Smiley. She is the one author whose every book I buy; I enjoy her writing and want to support her. I … Continue reading

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