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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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New Year, New Project!

So, as we were packing to leave Pittsburgh after Christmas, Kris got a call on his cellphone that our friends Ed and Karin had become parents! Their little guy was born on the 26th. We haven’t been able to meet him yet, since we had to get back for Kris to be at work on […]

Because You’ve All Been Waiting…

I hereby unveil Dad’s Mohawk Hat! He cracked up completely when he saw it, and put it on immediately: Mom’s reaction? Dad debated tying the flaps under his chin. I love my Dad. He’s insane, but I love him. And for Christmas, I made him the Amhra’n Gra’ sweater from KnitPicks. I used KnitPicks Swish […]

Christmas Knitting Update

Christmas knitting is DONE, baby!!! Finished the project for my Dad this morning. (And no, you won’t be seeing it here until after the holiday, because he reads the blog)

And you might notice that one of the projects has disappeared from the list. I was making a Candleflame Scarf for my Mom, and I […]

Back!

So, you may not have been aware of this, but I’ve been in Pittsburgh for the past week. Mom and Dad came down for Thanksgiving (which blossomed from just the four of is to include our friends Hyon and Drew, their 18-month-old Clint, and Drew’s parents Mare and Paco for dinner as well as our […]

Whaddaya know?

There’s a BLOG here! I’ve been a neglectful blogger, I know. In my defense… um… yeah, I got nothing.

I have been working on the 2nd baby quilt and the last Baby Bolero, both of which need to be done before we leave for Pittsburgh this coming Thursday (Yay!! Kennywood!!!). I got the strips for […]

Another One Bites the Dust!

Yes, that’s right – Bolero #3 is done! I really do love this pattern, but I am definitely taking a break before doing the last one. (And damn, do I need to clean my windows!)

I am trying to decide what I can make for myself out of this yarn – it’s so soft and […]

Boleros Everywhere!

At least, that’s how it feels around here. I finished Baby Bolero #2. This one is for my cousin Jen and her hubby Eric’s baby, who is scheduled to arrive May 4. I played a little, and did a picot cast-on on the sleeves, followed by seed stitch instead of the ribbing on the original. […]