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Oh, hi.

Do you know what this is? Yeah, that’s a sock. That I knit. In two weeks. Let’s back up a hair. This is the first sock I’ve knit in almost a ¬†year. I got a little slap-happy with the sock … Continue reading

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Sheep and Wool, Part 2

In which we actually go to the Sheep and Wool festival. We got up all bright and early and, eschewing a wholesome breakfast in favor of delicious bagels (vacation is carte blanche for that). The first year we went, it … Continue reading

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Epic post is epic.

Which is why you get it in installments! Lo, here is day one of the yearly fiber adventure! In which we misestimate how long it takes to get from Atlanta to Maryland, and have some lady-type adventures on the way. … Continue reading

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Auctions

And other things. But first, auctions. Specifically, the auction that WH and I attended last Friday, wherein we had much fun and came away with some pretty neat stuff, acquired very cheaply. Behold: A carved wooden elephant, complete with howdah … Continue reading

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Finished Objects

One fits, one does not. First, the thing that fits. True to my usual mode of operation, I began the Interlocking Leaves socks a long, long time ago. Like a year. Maybe two (so long that I’ve forgotten how long … Continue reading

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Yay, family.

I love my husband’s family, big time. They’re nerdy and weird and funny in the same ways my husband is, and so we all get along pretty nicely. The SIL’s husband is a little more mainstream, but we’re slowly teaching … Continue reading

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So Far So Good

So far, thus week has begun to round out nicely. Yesterday was especially great, in that it consisted of a breakfast on an Amtrak dining car, shopping at the Korean grocer (mmmm shrimp chips), a visit to a new sari … Continue reading

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Why I don’t knit (christmas presents)

I get asked to knit Christmas (and birthday and other) presents for people from time to time, but I generally always turn them down. This is not because I am a bad person or am callous and unfeeling. I am … Continue reading

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Handspun is useful!

I realized after rejoicing in my accomplishment of spinning my first skein of yarn that I had actually only spun up 83 yards, which while it sounds like a lot in fact is not a lot. So I put it … Continue reading

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Real baby!

In real knitwear! My sister-in-law sent me photos of my niece in her knitted duds. Socks: Ack. So cute. I must knit more. And also, sweater of gigantic-hoodedness: Aaaand you don’t really see the sweater because it has an adorable … Continue reading

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