Monthly Archives: June 2004

the ever-growing projects list

Cherry Moon is in the house! The mailman brought a couple little knittin’ goodies today*–my Cotton Fleece to finish Gigi is FINALLY here, and a kit for knitting Caryl’s Kerchief with one skein of Koigu came. I learned about the … Continue reading

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How about a little knitting update? I’ve been waiting for Cotton Fleece in cherry moon from Patternworks to arrive so I can finish Gigi, but IT’S STILL NOT HERE. I ordered it on May 29, and it was sent out … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t love a good biscuit? I got the latest issue of Cook’s Illustrated a few weeks ago and have been wanting to try the Mile-High Buttermilk Biscuit recipe. Since it requires the oven to be set at 500 degrees, … Continue reading

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raspberry sherbet

Behold the goodness of the giant cone of cotton! (The grapefruit is in there for scale. Helpful, huh.) That cone made it all the way from Portland! It was hand delivered today by the Hedster, who took a little driving … Continue reading

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skirtin’ along

I sewed up another little skirt over the weekend: This is New Look pattern #6345. I had a few problems, as I usually do, but I’m generally happy with the results. I don’t know how wearable or practical this skirt … Continue reading

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the gelato that wasn’t

I was going to blog about Earl Grey Gelato today, but the gelato was a complete failure. The only recipe I could find was from Cooking Light, so I was suspicious to begin with, but I did not anticipate such … Continue reading

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cones and cones and cones of yarn

If you’re strapped for some yarn money, here is a deal and a half. Cones of Conshohocken cotton softball yarn. This all-cotton yarn was used by Hanna Anderson, and these cones are the leftovers, I guess. Each $15 cone has … Continue reading

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knit & tell

Eons ago I worked with Alan, one of the most wonderful guys in the world. Imagine my surprise, then, when I got an e-mail from his partner, John, who is a KNITTER. And he KNITS AMAZING THINGS for ALAN!!! With … Continue reading

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super eggplant stitch markers

The world of knitbloggers is so full of generous souls! Lookie what the amazing Maggi sent my way: How fabulous are those stitch markers? Oh, and this is what happens when you try to prop a spoon into a large … Continue reading

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