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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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Overdue Thank-yous

So, I’m a bit behind on posting these. The fabulous Ali organized a Knitty Valentines Day swap (which of course degenerated into lots of jokes about giving people VD…), and my package from the lovely thistlerain arrived on the best day possible – Feb. 15th, while we were dealing with no power, no internet, moving […]

Comcast, thou art my nemesis

So, yeah. If anyone was wondering why I missed last week’s Yarn Pr0n Friday, blame Comcast. well, Comcast and the ice storm that hit the Baltimore-DC area last Tuesday.

See, Tuesday night (the 13th), the storm hit. At 11 Wednesday morning, I was chatting online with my hubby and my friend Kaz when the cable […]

This is just sorta fun

I found this over on Kit’s blog, so I thought I’d give it a shot. (And don’t panic – it’s a tagless meme. I’m not forcing Turtlegirl to whip out Mimi. 😉 )

Directions:If your life was a movie, what would the soundtrack be?

1. Open your mp3 library2. Put it on shuffle.3. Press Play.4. […]

Vacation Yarn Pr0n

By the rules in this article from Knitty, this qulifies as Souvenir Yarn because I bought it at Great Yarns in Raleigh last weekend with Mtwelovett, but I do actually have plans for it. 😀

My very first Malabrigo! Yes, I know – it sounds crazy, but I’ve honestly not owned any before now. It’s […]

Fair Isle February

Yes, I joined the Fair Isle February knitalong. I am planning to make the KnitPicks Palette Fair Isle Cardigan, but I decided to dip my toes in with a slightly more portable project first – Kris’s We Call Them Pirates hat. Yes, the one I promised him ages ago. I started it Saturday night while […]

More Fleece Artist Pr0n

The second colorway of the Fleece Artist Merino Sock that we featured last week: “Cosmic Dawn”, chosen by Kris for socks for him. (What can I say? He likes funky socks. Yay!)

Full skein: Pr0nny closeups:

And my other purchase from Little Knits, some Tilli Tomas Silk Chenille in “Ruby Wine”. […]