Irate for Ira

Yarn: Politically Incorrect Yarns and Fibers For the Love Of Ravelry ( the light green/silver)and Perhaps Today is a Good Day to Dye (the dark green). Pattern: basic sock Notes: A while ago, a good friend of a good friend of mine (someone about whom I had heard stories for …

pokey! Pokey! POKEY!

When I’m in my ceramics room, like I was on Saturday morning, and I’m cleaning ceramics, I take off my glasses. I’ve always done that when working on fine detail ceramic work. For one, I’m nearsighted. For another, sometimes when focusing close up with my glasses on, it takes me …

Broken or Offset

Yarn: di.Vé Teseo Pattern:  Cast on an odd number (say, 25); K2, P2 across, last stitch will be a K1; repeat until you run out of yarn Notes: Finished about a week before my birthday, I just kept forgetting to post about it. Dur.

Randomosity

My host, Laughing Squid, is phasing out standard hosting and wants me to move to cloud hosting. This isn’t a drama, it’s just that I have to do it myself and I’m far too lazy. But if you come here later – within the next week or so – and …

Etsy Holiday Boot Camp, Week Four

Week One; Week Two; More on Week Two; Week Three And with this, I’m practically caught up – the emails with assignments come out on Thursdays. It’s only Saturday! Whoot! Three assignments this week. Read an article; do a key word exercise; tell a story in your profile. I read the article, so that’s one “check”. …

Linkdump

You may not know, but I have a thing for clocks (one day I will own an elaborate and annoyingly loud cuckoo clock… one day….). So I found this article on Frank and Joseph Bily, clock carvers, absolutely fascinating. — I also have a thing for books, but sadly didn’t …