Monthly Archives: August 2015

Weather is turning. Time for sweaters!

A lovely color inspiration. Not sure if this is good or bad. How to flirt via knitting. We haven’t had much silly for a while. Ancient path socks. Look to your left. Interesting socks. For the revolutionary knitter. Hogwarts home … Continue reading

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Treading through the links.

Amateur theatricals — even professional ones — go awry sometimes. It’s a physics joke. Glass the planet. Great science experiments you never did in school. “There’s bears in the pool!” Get me a child, stat! Um, okay. Yeah, it was … Continue reading

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The afghan report: 6½ / 11 done.

Andrew! Matthew! Go away! This is one of those private posts! . . . . . . . . . . . I said, Go away! . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guess … Continue reading

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Never enough knitting.

Sometimes you just gotta RUN! It’s not knitting, but it is handcraft. The science of washing woolens. Word. Basic recipe for a dog sweater. Cross-stitch writ large. Disaster in three, two, one… Come to the dark side. Cables! WTF? Yarnie … Continue reading

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Do not fence in these links.

See the celebrated female forms in classic art… after Photoshop. Let’s ride! It’s kittens! Got 46 minutes? Watch this: 365 Days of Corgi Puppyhood. The true story of Walmart. 14 uses for clear nail polish. Word. >55 would miss TV … Continue reading

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FO Friday.

It’s a cowl! No, it’s a headband! No, it’s both! This is the cowl I made to cement the brioche stitch in my mind and in my muscle memory. When it was done and I tried it on, I realized … Continue reading

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Fortune cookies for dogs.

Once upon a time, Younger Son scavanged a huge bagful of fortune cookies rejected  — mainly because they were broken or mispackaged — at a local Asian bakery. He brought them to us, and we munched on them for weeks. During … Continue reading

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Sad news.

Remember the Jokester? Sadly, I read her obituary in the local paper a few weeks ago. One bit was particularly interesting: “She was proudest of … the years she spent as an exotic dancer.” Best obit I ever read.

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Remember that random post last Sunday? Here is the rest of it.

Apparently I got interrupted and never finished it. A couple weekends ago was the county fair. As usual I worked an exhibit. It used to be the Friends of the county library, then one year it was the humane society, … Continue reading

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Throw me a cable.

Overachievement: it’s a disease. Knitting or crocheting accidents. Speed dating for fiberholics. Want to knit a comfort shawl? Crocheted women, Stained glass granny squares. A  slightly different take on a traditional fair isle sweater yoke. I like it! The [bloody] … Continue reading

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