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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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Hot Stuff!

Why “Hot Stuff”? Because I finished Sizzle! Here it is, still blocking, but I’m planning to wear it tomorrow and will hold Kris down if necessary to get a picture of it actually on me. I love the way it fits, and if you are at all considering this pattern, I have one thing to […]

Blogstalking – Dinner preparation

So, since I was planning to make one of my favorite recipes anyway, I decided to make it my blogstalking post for the week. So, without further ado, Alton Brown’s Fried Chicken, a photo essay.

Two chickens, dismantled.A buttermilk bath.A coating of spices.A dredging of flour.A rest.A hot oil bath.Halfway to heaven.Golden brown and delicious.

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Cross Your Fingers…

… because I’m going to attempt to kitchener these babies. Here’s hoping I manage to do this without any major issues. For some reason, kitchener stitch eludes me.

I got a lovely set of stitch markers from sgeddes in today’s mail. Thank you, Shannon! I love them!

Seriously, this Stitch Marker Swap has been such […]

Summer Fling Secret Pal Strikes Again!

I got a PM the other day on the knittyboards from applepieisyum, letting me know that she was my SFSP, but had been a little absent due to the slightly early arrival of her beautiful baby girl. She wanted me to know that my package was on its way. It arrived today, and all I […]

Knit Picks KIP Bags Review

Warning – LOTS of pictures. If you’re on dialup, well, I’ll just apologize now. And I apologize to everyone that some of these are a little blurry. Most of them are fine, though. And if you want to see the pics bigger for a better look at a detail or something, click away!

So, my […]

A Little Progress

So, after looking carefully at the Sizzle pattern and realizing that when it says”blah blah blah, repeat 6 more times” it means that you do that a total of SEVEN times (*facepalm*), I ripped back and corrected it. Of course, by the time I realized it, I was already onto the front, so I partly […]

I’m a Mustang, Baby!

Found this quiz on Kir’s blog and decided to give it a shot. I think hubby would approve.

I’m a Ford Mustang!

You’re an American classic — fast, strong, and bold. You’re not snobby or pretentious, but you have what it takes to give anyone a run for their money.

“Take the Which Sports […]