Monthly Archives: September 2010

A Few of My Favorite Things…

Someone was asking about my typewriter so I snapped some shots of it this morning. It seems to be a 1952 Smith Corona Silent (portable) and the reason I bought it, aside from how awesome it is, is that it … Continue reading

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Finish line!

As much as I love finishing WIPs, it’s twice as nice to finish (still another) WIP that leads to (still another) a pattern at the same time. I’m hoping to get this one done, test-knitted, and tech-edited in time for … Continue reading

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Waiting is such sweet sorrow

Finished another pattern, but am awaiting tech-editing. I know if I don’t release it and do wait it will be perfect, and that if I do release it early, it will have some major problem and I’ll be kicking myself. … Continue reading

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I put up the pattern page and linked to everything…or so I thought. Online shopping cart links are now, finally, active on the patterns page. Clearly, I have the business acumen of a baby squirrel. So sorry to anyone who … Continue reading

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Had to frog a WIP back to the beginning (a jacket-style cardigan with the fronts and back knitted at the same time) and cast on again last night. So disappointing, but I am a good 8 rows in, so technically … Continue reading

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After slogging away for about a year and a half on my Laminaria scarflette, I finally switched from the Inox 3.5mm circulars I was using to—my favorites—Addi Lace 3.5mm circulars and it’s like night and day. The stitches are flying … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions!

My hair is growing out. Got a bob cut at the end of last month and already it’s at that awkward in-between stage. Shy of just growing it out, does anyone have any ideas that I could do to make … Continue reading

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New Yarn Store!!

My friend Cindy is opening a yarn store in downtown Portland, OR on Monday the 27th! She has a lot of local stuff like Abstract Fiber, Pico-Accuardi hand dyed yarns, Dicentra Designs fiber, Stitch Jones hand dyed yarns, as well … Continue reading

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Mama, don’t take my kodachrome away-y-y-y!

Finally getting around to updating my flickr pattern support sets. Dettifoss Cowl now has a grafting tutorial. One of my newest patterns, that is still in the process of being tweaked has been photographed, but I won’t be uploading anything … Continue reading

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Chile con Je ne sais quois

What do you do when you have taco ingredients hogging up the fridge? I’m making enchiladas and some Spanish rice. Seriously winging the enchilada sauce and rice-a-roni based rice, but if it tastes even halfway decent I’ll eat my fair … Continue reading

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