I made a patch!  Much to my surprise it came out GREAT!  Much to my dismay the sweater I was planning on sewing it on probably won't fit me, too small.

The “Finish Something” Punch Card

I need to finish something.  Anything.  I can’t walk in my bedroom anymore, the WIPs are taking over.  I’m starting to feel like a hoarder.  And I ordered more yarn with a gift card.  I don’t know where to put that either.  I’ll worry about it when it comes. I sat and thought about what... Continue Reading →

Let me teach you to knit, or else!

“I won’t bother you again, I promise.” *Groans* “Pleasepleasepleasepleaseplease!!!!!!!” *Glare* “Just one hour, if you don’t like it I’ll never bother you again, I promise, just try it!” *Sigh* I win!  That’s how most of my interactions go when I offer knitting lessons to my family. My Mom had great tension, all of her stitches... Continue Reading →

The Stash Analysis

I decided to count my stashes.  Yes, like all good knitters it’s plural.  Stashes with an “s”.  I can even go as far as to say “my stashes in multiple locations.”  So here they are in an approximate order of accumulation: My Grandmother’s Breakfront: This breakfront/china cabinet has been in our family for a long... Continue Reading →

The socks are haunting me…

The socks are haunting me.  As usual when I get something stuck in my head (especially if it involves buying yarn) I have to see it through, then start excitedly and then lose interest.  After all, the hard part is done, I did all the math already. I ordered 4 skeins of Knit Picks Stroll... Continue Reading →

I’m not a sock person

I only wear socks in the winter.  I find new ways to ruin socks.  But I love sock yarn.  A lot. Socks are to keep your toes from getting frostbite.  That being said, I don’t have many heavy pairs.  When they get wet I throw them on the radiator at the office and promptly forget... Continue Reading →

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