Category Archives: Bloopers

Money, money, money

Sometimes spending money is fun — buying yarn, going on a vacation, upgrading your phone. But when money is spent simply to maintain the status quo? Not so much fun. Case in point: we are emptying the checking account and … Continue reading

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Gravity. Again.

The day Smokey had his surgery was a long one. We had to get up at 5am in order to get to the hospital in St Paul on time, then I stayed at the hospital all day until he was … Continue reading

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Christmas FO.

I decided to make a cowl for Kiera, our teenage helper, for Christmas. I emailed her mom for approval and to ask about colors. The cowl idea was ok-ed; a bright color preferred, and bright blue suggested. Done!   Um, … Continue reading

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A hat really shouldn’t be this hard.

Awhile back I offered to knit a hat and/or scarf and/or mittens for Elder Son's friend Alí. When he was here in August he complained of being cold, so a hand-knit seemed in order. Last week he sent me a … Continue reading

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Monday stuff.

Remember those fingerless gloves I was knitting from llama yarn for a friend?   I finished them Friday evening, including weaving in the ends. When I tried them on, I was horrified to discover that the second one was at … Continue reading

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