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I'm a married knitter, crocheter, and newbie spinner living in the Maryland suburbs with my photographer- computer geek hubby, 3 cats, and 3 dogs. And yarn. A LOT of yarn. Just ask my hubby.

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Post-Christmas Knitting and Misc. Update

So, I went yesterday and got the car stuff taken care of. When I went to the emissions testing station, the guy looked up my car, and asked me if I knew that it was overdue. I told him that I never got the notice, and only knew because I had been pulled over for […]

What I Did On My Christmas Vacation

So… this was our low-key Christmas. We (the family, that is) agreed that the gifts would be of a fill-the-stocking nature, since the big gift we are all giving each other is a family trip to Las Vegas sometime next year. So, it was therefore going to be an easy, stress-free trip home, right?

Wrong.

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Any love song that starts with the word "fish" has to be a great song.

Today’s title courtesy of marymac. (In chat last night, referring to “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man” from Showboat.) It was too funny not to be quoted.

So, since I am thisclose to finishing the Satchel for Dad (The strap just needs to dry and be attached), I am looking ahead to post-Christmas knitting. Yes, I […]

Bear!

Ok, since I promised this to Gretchen and Mtwelovett like, a million years ago, here at last is a picture of my Potbelly Bear (wearing a hat I made from the leftovers from the red poncho): He’s been MIA for a while, apparently on some secret spy-bear mission. I located him hiding out in the […]

Progess bars

Based on Kathy’s comment on my last post (hi Kathy!), I thought I would put this info out there for anyone who wants it.

I found the progress bars courtesy of the Knitty Coffeeshop (I can no longer find the original post, of course). I got mine from Unlikely Words, which has a great explanation […]

Christmas Progress

So, I’ve got 5 out of the 12 squares done for the blanket, and am starting to worry that I am not going to get it done by Christmas. Kris told me to go ahead and set it aside and worry about Dad’s Satchel, figuring that since his Grandmother is Serbian Orthodox, we can send […]

Nora’s Purse is Done!

Yay! I finished it this morning, and sent Jeff an email to let him know (and to get his address, which I can’t find at the moment). So, here it is.

The details – Knit Picks Wool of the Andes dyed with Cherry, Berry Blue, Grape, Ice Blue Lemonade, and Fruit Punch Kool-Aid, and […]