Monthly Archives: October 2010

What’s happening

Some pictures of knits and comestibles… Just had to get out and about for a bit. The Lilura is so soft knitted up, and especially after blocking. It has the perfect amount of drape and spring, if something can be … Continue reading

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Hunkering down

Looks like we have finally hit the 7 months of solid rain (except for that weird break for a week every February) that is the Pacific Northwest fall/winter/spring. And me out of coffee. Yikes. The shawlette in Mountain Meadow Wool … Continue reading

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The saddest thing

Is there anything (as a knitter, mind you) more depressing then getting almost done with the fronts and back of a cardigan and discovering you aren’t even so much as 75% thrilled with it? My goal was a truly curved … Continue reading

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Up to my armpits in…

A certain sweater has finally made it past the armholes. Am working the left front now (it’s knitted in one piece to the armholes then worked back & forth for each piece), and once I nail down the shaping for … Continue reading

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Non-fibery

I did a sample of the letters on my typewriter last night; the letters vary in darkness a bit but you can see what it looks like. The number one is actually a lowercase “l” because there is no 1 … Continue reading

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Sometimes “acrylic” isn’t a dirty word…

Saturday was both good and bad. The good: Bought some paints supplies (went with acrylics) and tried my hand at painting for the first time in forever; got an AMAZING sweater at Anthropologie that my friend Kathryn and I had … Continue reading

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Hitting the links

Found some fun ones lately so I thought I’d share: How to tell if your cat is plotting to kill you: with helpful illustrations Bibliodyssey: beautiful bookish things Rosemaling: Obviously (from my heritage/homepage) one of my favorite kinds of folk … Continue reading

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Woohoo!

Just finished another item and its pattern is essentially done as well… Gonna hit the rest of the WIPs really hard for what is left of this week. So hard to stay on task when there are so many gorgeous … Continue reading

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The Life & Arts Section

A couple nights ago, in a bid to be frugal and use up some things we had laying around, I made some “Creamy Parmesan Tuna Helper,” but I’m not the kind of person who can just eat tuna helper without … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Letter…

…is definitely a “Y” and wear it with less shame than I probably ought. Temptation, thy name is “Lilura.” As if my plate weren’t full enough, I cast on for something else last night. Sometimes when designing something, I am … Continue reading

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