Monthly Archives: April 2010

Actual real knitting

Not just talking about it! I finished my self-patterned newborn sock: And so now I’ll need to make another. I’ve also started my first pair of Cookie A. Monkey Socks, in Creatively Dyed something (Calypso sock, but I can’t find … Continue reading

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Two things for your Monday.

One, I went to the eye doctor and they gave me some really stylin’ shades so I didn’t burn out my retinas while waiting for my pupils to un-dilate: Fer realz. And that shirt, which I’m lovin’, is from Methane … Continue reading

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Things made awesome by knitting

One, the finished baby sock. On to the second in the pair! Two, this: Oh, Knitta Please. You are so lovely (photo from Statesman slideshow). See? Made better by knitting! Thing three: Frog dissection, found on Craftzine. Science wasn’t nearly … Continue reading

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Tiny little socks

I love tiny little socks. So far I’ve knit 3.75 of them. See? Whee. And it only took 4 hours for the first pair! A little longer for the ┬ásecond – I’m patterning it myself. More on that in a … Continue reading

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Crazy knitting

I can only hope this person (whoever did this) is uber-fast at knitting: That’s a lot of knitting. Very cool knitting.

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Crazy fast

I’m really proud of myself, because I’ve figured out how completely rewarding it is to knit baby socks. They’re just like regular socks, only I can knit a pair in four hours! Amazing. And then I just sort of made … Continue reading

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[Navel-Gazing] How did I not know that?

(Jalebi used to gross me right the hell out. Now, though? Mmmm… delicious. Image from here.) There’s this interesting thing that happens as you begin to learn more about things you didn’t know anything about – things that surprised you … Continue reading

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WHICH IS IT?

Oh, no. I find myself with a dilemma. Which really is more awesomer? I CAN’T DECIDE. (The Most Awesomest Thing Ever)

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Growing Up Is Hard

I get obsessed about stuff really easily. It’s gotten a little better as I’ve gotten older but as a teenager it was serious. It started with Pern, and I spent a long time reading the series and thinking about the … Continue reading

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Sometimes I don’t think – a photoessay

Well, actually I think all the time. But not always in ways that are useful. Take this past weekend, for example. I have been looking at images of women from the 1500s in India, and they’ve got lovely henna’d hands. … Continue reading

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