Monthly Archives: August 2004

the new power tool

Here’s the new power tool I got for my birthday: It is the fanciest thing I’ve ever owned! Of course, I still haven’t plugged it in. It is very high tech compared to my trusty old 1970 Elna Super, so … Continue reading

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Though I haven’t been knitting a whole lot, I thought I’d share my latest project. I’m working on Stripes Go Round from Interweave (spring? summer? 2004, anyway). I am using some Classic Elite Star that I got last year. It’s … Continue reading

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Brainy Lady or Santa?

My birthday was last week, and I didn’t really make a big deal out of it because, well, I am a modest sort of gal (bwahahaha). So I was very surprised (and inifinitely delighted) when I received a lovely birthday … Continue reading

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pink things

I’m still getting back into the swing of things after playing Ishi in the mountains, so today I’m just going to show you a couple of pink things. I made a little pink poncho earlier this year for my friend … Continue reading

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camping adventure

Well we are unpacked, and most of the laundry is done! It’s nice to be home, but it’s also kind of a letdown–post-holiday blues, I guess. We had a fun time, even though some things didn’t go quite as planned. … Continue reading

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Hello? Is anyone out there? We just got home from holiday (I love using that term) this evening, and I don’t have my act together enough to post properly, but I figured I should post SOMETHING, since my wacko brother … Continue reading

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off to the mountains

I’m heading into No Blog Land again. We are going backpacking and camping for a week. It should be fun, right? Anyway, we’ll be back Friday the 13th if all goes as planned. Today I went to the Mid-State Fair … Continue reading

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more yarning

I have no buyer’s remorse regarding my yarn purchase at ArtFibers. Yahoo! Here’s some more about the yarns: This is Kyoto, which is silk, mohair, and wool. Isn’t it amazing? What you can’t tell is that it kind of glows. … Continue reading

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I yarn for San Francisco

I just got back from a great weekend in the Bay Area! I got to spend good chunks of time with Rachael and Joanna, which was a lot of fun. I think Rachael is becoming the Official Bay Area Knitblogger … Continue reading

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