Coming soon…..!

Here and there as I’ve had time I’ve been uploading my West Virginia photos (the trick/catch is that I could have had time, but since I got back I’ve been trying hard to give myself breathing space in the day and not push myself to workworkwork hard on EVERYTHING ALL …

Hoofle Foofle Ferny Werny

Yarn: Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight in Hoofle Foofle Pattern: Fern Lace Arm Warmers by Cynthia Parker Started: 01/19/13 Completed: 03/22/13 Notes: The original pattern called to have the pattern on the palm as well, and I can’t imagine a less functional palm (am I the only one who …

Orchard Bee Yarn Kit

My friend Caitlin and I are over-achievers. At the height of a three-week period in July when we were both busy as fuck all get out, we also worked on this together…. Bonnie and Clyde. Sid and Nancy. Harold and Maude. There are some names that just go together like, …

Hester Wynne

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed in a variety of colors and base yarns Pattern: Hester Chevron Lace Pullover by Lucinda Guy Started: 10/16/12 Completed: 03/16/13 Notes: So. Many. Notes. See my Ravelry project page if you’re that interested.

Hot! Hot! Hot!

So, ever since I got the new kiln, I’ve been waffling on what to do with G-ma’s old kiln. In addition, when I got my new kiln, I had to ask Jenn to move her old kiln off my porch, because I didn’t have room for three (especially when two …

Vacation bound!

Vacation. Where I’m up for pretty much anything, as long as “anything” doesn’t involve me eating foods I’m allergic to. (I’m also going to try to pre-write a couple of blog posts, so maybe this blog will actually see more words from me when I’m nowhere near it…. maybe! Depends …

The Sky on Game Day

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Vonda in Afternoon Skies; Mind’s Eye Yarns in the July 2012 sock club colorway Started: 01/10/13 Completed: 02/08/13 Notes: I also decided earlier this year that I would pair up twelve multi-color sock yarns with twelve solid color sock yarns and weave one scarf a month, giving …

Chocolate Covered Hands

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Anne Pattern: Made up as I went along Started: 12/20/12 Completed: 01/30/13 Notes: Technically I cast these on before Christmas, hoping to be able to take them and knit something simple during The Hobbit… and then we didn’t get to see it until mid-January. Derp. Also, believe it …

Thank you, Sharon!

No, Sharon didn’t get me a kitten. But she did let me hold one! A friend of hers at the office where she works is raising/fostering some bebeh kittehs, and I went over a week or so ago to meet Sharon for lunch, and was climbed upon by kittens. This …

Peer Pressure

Yarn: Perhaps Today is a Good Day to Dye/HaldeCraft HandDyed in Cash Sock/Marion Pattern: Monkey by Cookie A Started: 12/08/12 Completed: 01/23/13 Notes: The color was one I dyed back when we had the yarn store, when I was experimenting with winding off lengths to dye a second color for matching heels/toes/cuffs.

I’m still around

If I ever have time to blog regularly again it’ll be a Christmas fucking miracle. We used to have a saying at the Enginerding company – “when everything is important, nothing is important.” I’m working on about sixteen things that all need to get done first, and I feel like …