Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ypp…ee-ki-yi-yay, get along li’l doggies

So the cone of Pendleton yarn is about 2025 yards. The yarn itself is a delightfully fine 3,600 ypp singles. The only WIP I have left on the needles is the Aestlight shawl. I need to finish something with another … Continue reading

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The time has come…

Finished a small, quick-to-knit thingy. (If it was quick for me, it’ll be lightning fast for everyone else because I’m very slow.) Was hoping to burn the midnight oil tonight to finish it so I can wear it to knit … Continue reading

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Can’t help myself

So here is the Pendleton Mill Store haul: I know these little goodies are “warranted to be a Pendleton” and all, but this stuff is even softer than I expected. It’s going to be interesting trying to figure out how … Continue reading

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Since 1909, you say?

I had no idea that the Pendleton Woolen Mill company sold yarn and fiber. I feel like a major ding-dong for not finding this out sooner, but then I’d probably just be totally penniless, laying on a mattress of delicious … Continue reading

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The drive to Hood River is gorges

Had fun at the Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival Marketplace on Saturday. Hadn’t scheduled any classes, but I did know at least one of the teachers (Kathee Nelson). Saw some other friends like Sharon (StitchJones), and Susan (Abstract Fibers). Also got … Continue reading

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T.G.I.F.

I was going to post about how I’m so glad it’s Friday, but now I have that Rebecca Black song in my head, so am off to drown it out with the gentle sounds of a fork scraping across the … Continue reading

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“Deep Thoughts,” by Jack Handey

As a [sort of] sane person who likes finishing knitted (and sometimes crocheted) things, the idea of ripping those things out (when I find a mistake or just dislike what is happening) is obviously unpleasant. All that time wasted. All … Continue reading

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Before the cream sets out too long…

Sunny day + found my camera = time for some long-overdue photos of WIPs and things that are finally off the needles. Cerai: My second Aestlight: Another version of L’accordéon that has almost been in the works as long as … Continue reading

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Musings

Did I mention that the Cerai cardi is totally finished and that I’ve worn it several times? It is/I have. What else? I’ve worked a bit more on a WIP I’d forgotten about: my second Aestlight. I’m using two strands … Continue reading

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My name is Inigo Montoya.

You killed my father. Prepare to die! *swirls tip of sword slowly and deliberately at vile opponent* This is sort of how I felt on the last few rounds of the Sisyphean entrelac hat. I kept chanting, “almost done, just … Continue reading

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