Monthly Archives: October 2008

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

[Image from stevechasmar’s excellent Halloween in the Time of Cholera flickr set] Yay! This is my very favorite holiday ever, and my favorite day of the whole year. I think it has replaced Christmas (and quite soundly, I might add). … Continue reading

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PSA

I’m not a biker, but I play one on TV (I’ve always wanted to say that last bit). Seriously, though. I’ve known many bikers in my life, and nearly all of them have been thoroughly decent people. So when the … Continue reading

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Why I knit, reason #14

Because I went to vote today (go and vote early, if you can, because it’s going to be crazy on Tuesday!), and although I was in line for a full three and a half hours, I finished many rows of … Continue reading

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Because it is chilly

I offer up this handy link to knitting patterns for warm objects (scarves, hats, and gloves). Baobh and I are totally enamored of these patterns at the moment. Smariek Knits (I am loving the Georgiana lace scarf, and will knit … Continue reading

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It’s 43 degrees outside!

And I’m not wearing a coat! Nor am I wearing a long-sleeved shirt under my sweater! I have retained my Chicago fortitude. I’m also not wearing this (any longer; we sold it): (But I’m excited that it’s almost coat weather)

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I love you, Wordpress.

But like a brother. For when I break my blog, thinking that I know the CSS, even though I do not know the CSS (notice my telling use of erroneous articles, such as “the”), you fix it for me, and … Continue reading

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Really?

Knitted skinny pants? Surely you jest. Reason #12 is so that I can mock others soundly. I feel that the people who read this blog are Stylish Knitters, in that we knit Things Worth Wearing and also Knitted Items That … Continue reading

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Alas, poor Super Secret project, I knew you well.

Another person has been welcomed as a naturalized citizen of Bloglandia. Go check out her blog. She’s not a knitter, but has other, equally interesting things to write about (I’m particularly fond of her post involving the caramel apple, seeing … Continue reading

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Still not a spinner.

And also, in denial. Swimming with crocodiles. That is to say, I bought a drop spindle made with a labradorite whorl, purely because it is shiny and on etsy and I had money burning a hole in my pocket (apparently). … Continue reading

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Awesome.

No, really it is. I love things like this. You know what is also awesome? The second of the Super Secret projects (well, it was the first, but then I finished the second one, which was the tea cozy, and … Continue reading

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