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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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Dear Universe

I have two things I’d like to discuss with you.

First, thank you so much for making such awesome people. I just checked the CPA group on Ravelry, and the four skeins of Bugga! were sold for $450 in last night’s auction. The week of auctions has raised over $22,000 in donations to various organizations […]

Haiti

Yeah. I don’t really know what to say – it’s so much. So devastating, so awful, that I don’t even have words. What I do have are two ways you can help, if you are so inclined, and haven’t done so already.

My friend Mary works for CHF International, and they are very active in […]

One Month

Yup – today marks one month since I’ve once again been a productive member of society. And I’ve got just the YPF post for the occasion.

This is Sanguine Gryphon Eidos in “Alethia”.

I dyed this. We were short two skeins of Skinny Bugga! in one batch, so we put these in […]

Skeuomorph!

Yeah, I totally see why Jesh likes that word. It’s just kind of fun. 😀

Anyway, I was lucky enough to get to test-knit this pattern for her adorable sideways-knit mittens, Skeuomorph.

I had dragonfly buttons in my stash (shocking, I know), and I think they look perfect on the garter-stitch cuffs.

Cozy hands!

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Pirate Baby Grrrrrrrl

So, I figure it’s safe to post this, because our friends Irene and Dave are currently at the hospital, where Irene is busy giving birth to their first baby, a little girl. Irene is a HUGE pirate nut. So, I knew that baby Cristin was going to need something appropriate. The Baby’s First Tattoo pattern […]