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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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Mittenses!

OK, technically, mitten. Ok, technically only HALF a mitten. But look how cute!

Dragonflies on the back of the hand:

Flowers on the palm side, which will become stripes above the thumb (the white crochet thread is waste yarn for the thumb.

I’m using some Cherry Tree Hill Supersock […]

Carmelo

That’s right – I finished her up last night!

I even managed the grafting at the end of the tubular cast-off on the second try. That’s a fairly huge accomplishment for me.

It goes beautifully with my new shawl pin that I bought at Stitches this year.

November 27th, 2008 | Tags: , , | Category: Misc. | 22 comments - (Comments are closed)

It’s Done!

No, not the sweater. Carmelo’s still got about 6 inches of sleeve left to go. I finished up the handspun I showed you the other day!

Closeup:

Isn’t it purty? It’s very soft, too. And I think it’s fairly well balanced! Yay! It’s drying now after a nice soak […]

I’m it!

My dear friend Morninglight Mama tagged me for a meme that I think is kind of fun. So, here ’tis!

1. List the last 10 commenters on your blog. 2. Answer the following questions about your ten. 3. If you’re on the list, you’re tagged.

My last 10 commenters are: 1. Kiwanji (Amusingly, Morninglight Mama’s […]

Checking in

You know, it’s amazing what you can get done when you actually sit down and do it. During rehearsal Friday night, I bound off the front edge of the first half of Carmelo. After a weekend of trying to stay out of Kris’s way while he was working on NaNoWriMo (still going!), I am here:

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Y’all Crack Me Up.

Seriously. Ok, first, thank you for the lovely compliments on the sweater – I adore it, and Kris is really thrilled with it. Bonus – he wore it all day yesterday, and so far, no pilling! Yay! And Yorkie, I must correct you a bit – I saw him first, my dear. But I’m sure […]

NaKniSweMo08 Complete!

NaNoWriMo08… still in process.

Explaining to Meeko that claws + sweater = repercussions for the owner of said claws.

Plotting the placement of the shed.

Squinting at the sun (it was the only shot I got of the collar. 🙂 )

Chatting with […]

Guess what this means…

That’s right – it’s DONE! I finished the knitting yesterday morning, wove in the last of the ends last night, and it’s soaking now. I’m hoping it dries quickly so that I can get some good modeled shots of it tomorrow. In the meantime:

And now, I think I’m […]

My One-Armed Man

OK, one-SLEEVED, technically.

Finished up the first sleeve at knitting today. I’m hoping to get the second one done tomorrow – I might actually have a NaKniSwe1/2Mo!

Another NaKniSweMo Update

We have sleeveage! Ok, the start of sleeveage, anyway.

I’ve decreased from 72 to 58 stitches on the first sleeve, and I need to get to 30 before I start the ribbing. I finished up the hem at the bottom a couple of days ago, and I’m very happy with how it […]