Category Archives: Knitting classes

Rusted, busted links.

Good work, Hormel! Drag queens FTW! The southern hemisphere has had a much milder than usual flu season due to everyone following coronavirus-prevention measurers. But no one knows for sure if that will hold for the northern hemisphere.

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So I went to Vogue Knitting LIVE in Minneapolis.

Do I have photos?  No. Did I buy fantastic quantities of fabulous yarns? No. Well, what did I do, then? I took three morning classes. After my brain melted and drained out my ears halfway through the afternoon class at Yarnover … Continue reading

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Yes, there was Yarnover.

I went to Yarnover a couple few weeks ago. No car-related incidents this time ::sigh of relief::  Oh, wait, I didn’t tell you about what happened last year. I drove into Minneapolis on the Friday to attend the instructors’ dinner; … Continue reading

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I went to a knitting retreat.

Siri and I had a few disagreements on the way there. I would ask for directions to ViLLa Maria and Siri would reply, Getting directions to Vee-yah Maria. Eventually I pronounced it that way, and Siri told me there was no … Continue reading

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Sunday random.

Waste :: excess. Excess :: baggage. Play :: -book. Heartbreak :: Hotel. Purchase :: ebook. Fear :: Aggression. Ages 2+ :: toddlers. Conform :: clay. Reduced :: calorie. Change :: the oil. * * * * * Younger Son's new … Continue reading

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Yarnover, the one-day knit/crochet/yarn/fiber extravaganza sponsored every year by the Minnesota Knitters Guild, was Saturday, a week or two later than usual this year. This meant that, A, no one had to worry about bad roads due to a blizzard, … Continue reading

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Gratuitous photo of En Esch in his cat cave. I signed up yesterday for Yarnover. Picture me awaking, suddenly remembering OMG! Today is Yarnover Registration Day! Starts at 8am! I looked at my watch and discovered that it was ::gasp!:: … Continue reading

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One more thing. No, two more things. Well, actually, three more things.

This was me at the rally yesterday. We librarians* stand with the teachers whose vocation was disparaged and attacked and made to seem the enemy by the incumbent. * Even former part-time librarians currently employed as tax accountants. * * … Continue reading

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