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A little game to know me better

Posted by on Jun 16, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Pick a number between 1 – 20. Remember that number. It will be important at the end. YES/NO GAME RULES ARE AS FOLLOWS: You can only say yes or no. You are NOT ALLOWED to explain ANYTHING unless someone messages you and asks! Over 18? YesDanced in front of your mirror naked? NoEver told a lie? YesBeen arrested? NoKissed a picture? NoFallen asleep at...

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FO Friday – the hubba-hubba edition

Posted by on Jun 13, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

I will apologize in advance if the pictures are a bit blurry. Churchable was in the middle of dinner prep and only took the time to snap a few. My face was blurry in many so that is why it is missing. Pattern: Notorious by Annie Modesitt in Romantic Hand Knits Raveled here Yarn: Berroco Comfort in Olive (2 skeins) for the body & Berroco Comfort DK held...

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Thursday – Yarn Tastings

Posted by on Jun 12, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Matsuri by Noro5 sts/inch on US 7s87% Cotton, 13% Wool159 yards. Color: 3Matsuri on Ravelry The Noro Matsuri is a unique yarn. It is a cabled construction similar to finger weaving done by children out of sewing thread weight yarns. The wool strand gets slubby in places but I think that is the joy of this yarn. As a cotton yarn, this is very easy on the...

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WIP Wednesday – a bit late

Posted by on Jun 12, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Man o Man has time marched on. I promised you my mojo eater ideas. So here they are: 1. All my projects are boring to me. Too much stockinette stitch and ribbing. 2. The crud came knocking this weekend. The unknown beginnings were messing with me. 3. There is a new knitter in the house. My boy is knitting me a love scarf, since we all know I don’t do...

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Thursday – Yarn Tastings

Posted by on Jun 5, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Since I have not received this months yarn offerings, I thought I would show my hang test for the swatches. Not much changed but the white fingering weight yarn that I talked about 2 weeks ago. It grew by 1/4″ in length. I think that these yarns did not change much because they were not large enough swatches to get an accurate showing of what the...

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