I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We had a quiet one, with one of my friends from my graduate program coming over for a vegetarian thanksgiving with my husband and me. The food was all lovely, except for my somewhat-failed attempt at a lentil loaf. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't good, either. Just… Continue reading thankful
Month: November 2006
Almost a year in the making
I figured out how to set in sleeves (it wasn't as hard as I thought, but it was very time consuming, and not nearly so fun as knitting!), and finished the first sleeve yesterday, and the second one today. So now, here's some photographic evidence that this lovely sweater is now a Finished Object! Here's… Continue reading Almost a year in the making
I started your sweater! Back when I was first knitting Rogue, almost a year ago at this point, I took it up with me to MN when I went home for a holiday visit. She really liked the pattern, and I told her I'd knit her one, as long as she bought the yarn. I… Continue reading look, mom!
Yesterday we ran a few errands, and one of the items that was picked up during said errands was a bottle of Eucalan. We stopped by a yarn shop that was nearish our errand destinations, and I apparently was the lucky winner, since this was their last bottle of the good stuff. (As a side… Continue reading block party!
Holy crap, I finished stuff!
Well, the knitting of said stuff, at least...but not the finishing. Since my last post, I've completed two projects, both of which have been on the needles a ridiculously long time. The first of these was the scarf I've been knitting for my dear friend Wyl (who blogs over at Carriage Return; the first mention… Continue reading Holy crap, I finished stuff!
I've been away from the blog for awhile again; there were still homeworks and readings backed up from midterms to catch up on, and I've been busy since Tuesday doing a mix of celebrating the Democratic successes in this election (hooray for hope! hooray for real oversight!) and mourning the addition of several more states… Continue reading progress