Monthly Archives: December 2003

scarf central

Hello, you’ve reached Scarf Central. Hope you enjoy your visit. I made yet another keyhole scarflet out of the eggplant-colored yarn that Action Hero Melissa sent. It is Gedifra Techno and GGH Gala, two extremely scrumptious yarns. Initially I was … Continue reading

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christmas dinner dessert

We always go to my sister-in-law’s for Christmas morning. It’s tradition that we get there early, have coffee and scones or sweet rolls, then open presents, which can take a long time (and which leaves the living room looking like … Continue reading

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who’s sick of keyhole scarflets?

Not me! The knitting of keyhole scarflets continues. Last night I made this one for my cute little French teacher: Now I am starting one using the yummy, eggplant-colored yarn that Melissa sent with my lovely Action Hero scarf!

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Two tone knitting

This is what can happen when you run out of yarn: The two sections are quite lovely separately, but together? Well, I think it could work with a bit of attitude, but Peter says no cigar. Unfortunately, I don’t have … Continue reading

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Lucky me

How fancy am I with my brand new Action Hero scarf? Action Hero Melissa made a bunch of scarves to sell at the holiday craft bazaar at Posie in Portland, and she had a few left over, so we decided … Continue reading

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christmas wonderland

When we were looking for houses a few years back, Peter was adamant about not wanting to live on an “event street,” a street that hosts various gatherings or has parades or anything that requires the residents to do something. … Continue reading

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No kinky knitting allowed

What the ? Bad Crystal Palace needles! Bad! No kinky needles allowed! I will try pouring hot water over them as suggested somewhere. Any other ideas? Hey, have you all signed up for the Stash Redistribution Project? Very cool idea! … Continue reading

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death by croissant

I know it’s impossible, but I feel like I have a croissant allergy. I had one this morning, and shortly after eating it, my head started to hurt, and I felt really cruddy and had to take a nap. All … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to Megan

Yes, Megan needs pink stuff, so here’s her Christmas goody! I used Gedifra Cortina, which is fun stuff, but it sheds a bit.

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passion for pink

Another keyhole scarf! In pink this time! I used that chunky Gedifra yarn and some leftover Mustachio on the ends. I think this scarf might have to go to Megan, since she is battling breast cancer and needs more pink … Continue reading

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