Monthly Archives: July 2017

Monday questions answered on Tuesday.

*Have you ever changed up a S’more? Nope. The originals are still the greatest. *What yarn is on your needles?  (That you will work on today?) Various worsteds in my scrap afghan — Wool of the Andes, Cascade 220, Blue … Continue reading

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Here is the broken link from last week’s knitting links. About sheep. Cool yarn. All I need… This is gorgeous. So is this. You have all seen the hat. Here are the potholders. TV-inspired yarn colorways: Fire & Blood. Orange in … Continue reading

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Chain me up and link me together.

Appropriate response. “First, pick a lot of [basil] leaves and whizz them into a paste with oil and garlic. Spread this on a piece of toast. Stand in the garden eating this menacingly. This will get the basil’s attention and … Continue reading

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Monday questions answered on Friday.

Kathy asks questions every Monday. This week I decided to answer. * What kind of crops do you see in your state? Corn and soybeans, soybeans and corn. *This has been a question before, but it is a good one: … Continue reading

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Last of the mouslings/ratlings (we hopes).

Shortly after this the little bugger was tossed into the yard, where it presumably assumed its proper place in the Great Circle Of Life., e.g., being lunch for some larger critter. We set a couple mousetraps in prominent locations before … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #6.

The afghan has left the Kingdom of Squareness and entered the Empire of True Rectangularity. Unhappily, this transition has also caused the laws of physics and mathematics and knitting to no longer apply. Allow me to explain. Every mitered square … Continue reading

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These are so good they deserve their own post.

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This is the best needle storage solution I have ever seen — cheap, portable, customizable. Twits. This reminds me of this. “these are silly.  yet we like them.” Perfect summer project. Not just moths… Ermagerg! This Pinterest board. Anybody need to … Continue reading

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Stuff in bullet form.

We are making an unscheduled road trip to Sioux Falls to deliver my 1998 Volvo to Elder Son and GF. This should make his move more pleasant. 2 adults + 12-yo girl + 120-pound dog + cat + luggage in … Continue reading

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Floating links.

Just in case someone needs this. Links from Chris. And more. Trigger warnings, illustrated (in text, not diagrams). The opposite of hopelessness, as expressed through felines. Introvert nation. The best cat tweets of 2016. Equal time for dogs. “So roses are … Continue reading

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