Knitting! Plus some gardening, cocktails, and whatever else strikes my fancy.

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WIPs and Praying Mantis

WIPs and Praying Mantis

I’m a day late with the WIPs, but a headache kept me off the computer yesterday evening. So, it’s WIPs on Thursday this week. In August when I started planning my autumn knitting, I wanted to get four things knitted by October: the spaced check […]

Two Forgotten FOs

Two Forgotten FOs

My previous post has contest info and is the post in which to leave comments for the first contest. So, if you haven’t already, go check it out. The first contest ends August 25th at noon PDT. The FOs will wait. The thick and thin […]

Finally, a FO!

Finally, a FO!

This weekend has not been the most conducive to knitting. I spent yesterday with a couple of friends attending a diocesan congress on the Liturgy of the Word. It was very good, but it cut out some knitting time. Nevertheless, I do finally have a […]

This and That

This and That

I’ve been feeling rather antsy. It’s January 24th, and I don’t have a FO for 2007! The knitting has thwarted every attempt at completion, but I have a deadline on the horizon, so a FO must be born. Karen is arriving a week earlier than […]

The Good and the Bad

The Good and the Bad

The good news is that I have one mitt done of the pair for Karen. I successfully adapted the pattern from chunky to DK weight yarn. The bad news: I had a “little” sock knitting mishap. Note to self: don’t knit with a headache. At […]

Where to Go From Here?

Where to Go From Here?

M and I returned yesterday to California from visting family in Illinois and Wisconsin. Today I wondered how to get back into the blog. Recap the vacation? Show the holiday knitting loot? Sum up the year in knitting? Look forward to 2007? What to do? […]

Screaming Red Mitts and Ice Cream Sundae Socks

Screaming Red Mitts and Ice Cream Sundae Socks

Christmas Knitting. Check. Christmas Beading. Check. Christmas Shopping. Check. Christmas Laundry (we travel). Check. We fly Thursday! Must leave home by 5:30 a.m. to make flight! Ack! M cut out a few of my Christmas beading gifts as too much (they were for his relatives). […]