Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pi hiatus, socks in tow (toe!)

The eternal edging of my Pi Shawl relegates it to stay-at-home status (owing in large part to the color wrangling I am doing now to keep the edging more or less a solid color rather than let it stripe), so … Continue reading

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Orange crush

I picked up 4 ounces of merino wool / silk (80/20) at Madrona a couple months ago, in a color I never work with: orange. It’s not construction-cone orange, it’s more on the salmon side and if you look closely … Continue reading

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Elusive spring

Saturday was glorious – clear blue sky, temps near 70 – truly wonderful spring weather. It promptly went down the toilet and today is depressingly miserable. Wind, rain, and a chilly 42 degrees. Ugh. Will we get spring this year?

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Pig truck lunch

The quest for lunch today brought me past the Maximus Minimus bus – a pig-shaped BBQ truck with awesome food. While the selection is small, that’s never an issue: I get the grilled chicken sandwich with chipotle mayo. mmmmmmm

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On the edge

I have decided that my Pi shawl is long enough and have begun an edge. I picked a knitted on lace from Schoolhouse Press, from the Peacock shawl (honestly, it was what I could find on the ‘net via my … Continue reading

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More Pi, please

See? Just on and on with the knitting of the Pi Are Square Shawl. I took this to knit night on Wednesday and I’ve got the feeling I ought to check it very carefully for errors; lace and chatting don’t … Continue reading

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Still with the Pi

It’s just a big blob of knitted fabric right now so I won’t bother taking another picture… I moved to a longer circular and am just a couple of yards away from using one entire skein of Kauni. I have … Continue reading

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Bigger pieces of pi

One of my favorite things about knitting with a color changing yarn like Kauni is, well, the color changes. When knitting something large, it is easy to get discouraged and feel like you keep knitting and knitting but make no … Continue reading

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Hacked off

I am not new to the internet. I am well aware of the dangers involved, the security risks, and the enormity of information that is out there for anyone to see. As a result, I keep a fairly low profile … Continue reading

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Purple Pi

I was in the mood for more challenging knitting than what I had been working on, so I dug out some Kauni wool and cast on a Pi Are Square shawl. I am putting lace into the panels, and a … Continue reading

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