Monthly Archives: April 2004

full upright position

Holy moly, I have been SICK. Major Punes. Flat on my back for the entire weekend! Thankfully, though, I was feeling fine-ish on Friday so was able to make the trip to San Francisco to visit Megan. She is doing … Continue reading

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This morning I woke up with the punes. My upper stomach was all prickly, and I felt weak and blechy. I’ve been hunched over all day. At least it gave me a good excuse to just loll about on the … Continue reading

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I’m gonna swatch that yarn right outta my hair

I got some yarn today that I had ordered from elann. It’s not CHEAP yarn but DISCOUNTED yarn*. Heh. I got the Schoeller Stahl Cecil, another cotton/acrylic blend. I’m planning to make sweater #13 out of the latest Rebecca. It … Continue reading

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battle of the cheap yarns

I just started knitting the Sweater with Relief Pattern (yeah, super catchy name, huh?) from Rebecca #22. I’m calling it the Oh What a Relief T. To see what it’s supposed to look like if it is done by a … Continue reading

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cram chowder by the sea

I have mentioned before my mother’s creative spelling. Cram chowder is one of them, and it is very appropriate for today, because I got to eat some tasty cram chowder from the Splash Cafe in Pismo Beach with the one-and-only … Continue reading

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and a happy peeps day to all

Peter and I are heading to the Bay Area on Friday so he can go to the Pacific Sail Expo. I’m planning to visit Megan, who is recovering from her mastectomy (and which has caused her to have an eggplant … Continue reading

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is that a peep in your pocket

Just in time for Easter, here’s Pumpkin Fluff! It may not be the most stylish sweater in town, but it is very comfy. Details that I’ve bothered to remember (note to self: be more organized): Sirdar Snowflake in pumpkin on … Continue reading

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don’t fence me in

The fence started moving along rather quickly after Peter got his jackhammering completed and post holes dug. Our friend Jon came to help TWICE, and today there was a whole crew: Peter, his father, and Jon. They got the entire … Continue reading

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true confessions

I wish I had some interesting, crafty news to share, but I don’t. I don’t know if it’s the time change or coming down from my Portland trip, but I have been exhausted all week. Last night I knit a … Continue reading

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good knittin’

Last week I discovered the Knitting Bag, an online shop that sells original knitting kits! Check out these two designs from their spring collection: Cute, huh? I think the prices are really good, too, considering you get an original pattern, … Continue reading

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