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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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Twinkle Party!

So, I’m sitting here on Thursday when the phone rings. It’s Annemarie, calling to see if I am going to StitchDC Georgetown for their Twinkle party. I hadn’t actually heard about it, but I am not exactly known for, um, turning down a trip to a yarn store. We made plans to grab dinner and […]

More Socky Pr0n!

Artsygal, she of the gorgeous laceweight seen here, has branched out into sock yarn. Unfortunately for my checkbook, she’s got some GORGEOUS colors.

Here we have “Iris”:

And here, “Laffy Taffy”:

Aren’t they beautiful?

And yes, I am aware that the colors in “Laffy Taffy” are remarkably like those in Adam’s “Printed Circuit Board” from […]

Dancing with the Stars – Weeks 1 and 2

Yes, that’s right – I’m hooked on Dancing with the Stars. Me, the queen of anti-reality tv, hooked on a reality show. I even mocked my Mom a little last year for voting for Emmitt Smith. I’ll take some ketchup with those words, please.

Anyway, just for shits & giggles, I thought I’d start blogging […]

The Book List

This one’s been going around.

Look at the list of (100) books below. Bold the ones you’ve read. Italicize the ones you want to read. Leave blank the ones that you aren’t interested in. Movies don’t count.

1. The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)2. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)3. To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)4. […]

Yarn Nerd Pr0n

No, not actual nekkid pics of Adam. 😀 But, lovely pics of his equally lovely yarn, available at his shop.

900mHz Sock yarn in “Printed Circuit Board” – I saw this colorway in Adam’s etsy shop ages ago, but had trouble getting my etsy account open to pick it up then. Happily, he posted some […]

I’m a Goddess!

Stolen from the lovely Ali:

You Are Aphrodite! A total shining star with a ton of admirersAnd no wonder: you live life to the fullest!When things get bad, you can easily take off to a happier placeBut occasionally, you need to deal with problems head on What Goddess Are You? […]

Haaaaave you met Morrigan?

(Anyone else a fan of “How I Met Your Mother“? Barney’s game of “Haaaaaave you met Ted?” Anyone?)

So, on my StitchDC trip, I finally scored a copy of the elusive No Sheep For You by the oh-so-fabulous Amy Singer. In flipping through it, I found this:

(Photo ganked from here, the blog of the […]

Stitch DC Pr0n, take 2

Some more goodies from my trip to Stitch DC two weeks ago.

Laines du Nord Mulberry Silk in “Berry Multi”:

No clue what it is going to be, but isn’t it gorgeous? I thought about making a silk Branching Out, but I realized that the colors are very similar to the bamboo one I […]

THIS is my kinda KAL

Presenting the answer for those of us who knew better than to do Knit From Your Stash 2007:

This one I’m pretty sure I can stick with. Off to Little Knits! …and Knit Picks! …and WEBS! …and StitchDC! …and All About Yarn!

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Stitch DC Pr0n!

Some of the goodies from my trip to Stitch DC last weekend.

Some Hemp for Knitting Allhemp6 in “Lilac”, which will be combined with the same in “Deep Sea” (a nice deep blue) to make “The Bag” from No Sheep for You.

And finally, some Hemp for Knitting Allhemp3 in “Sprout”, which will be […]