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Thursday – Yarn Tastings

Posted by on Jun 19, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Purelife by Rowan5.5 sts/inch on US 5s100% Organic Cotton131 yards. Color: 984Purelife on Ravelry This yarn had such a lovely color that it drew me in while I was knitting with it. I loved that it had this subtle variation in color similar to a kettle dyed yarn. It was really hard to see it in the yellow but I was knitting outside and the sunshine brought...

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WIP Wednesday

Posted by on Jun 18, 2008 in fiber | 1 comment

I was good this week. I paid attention to all my WIPs but of course got more done on the largest and newest one. The Firebrick mitten in its smallest size is doing well but I cam getting distracted by shiny knits. I need to get the thumb on by this weekend. My goal was today but Churchable got sick with food poisoning last night and he did not get to sleep...

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2008 Summer Knitting Goals

Posted by on Jun 17, 2008 in fiber | 1 comment

The image is from a site that has demotivators. Ali over on Skeins Her Way is having a contest to keep your knitting on track this summer. I thought I would jump in since I seem to be aimlessly drifting lately. Finish the Firebrick Mittens (ravelry) & get them ready to sale the pattern. Finish BILs socks Finish Prayer Sock Swap II socks Finish...

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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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