Monthly Archives: December 2011

Tomten time

One to-do off my list: a Tomten jacket for a sweet little guy.

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Rainy Wednesday

Our weather took a turn to balmy, bringing in a lovely bit of rain (it’s been an unusually cold and dry December up to the past couple of days). As much as I dislike walking home in the rain, our … Continue reading

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New to-do

I had a bit of negative progress on the red lace scarf, and charts are not train-friendly anyway, so I grabbed a fix-it project as my new commuter knitting. I am reknitting a pair of socks that turned out too … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

To those of you who celebrate, I hope you had a fabulous Christmas. We did: spent the day with local family, ate lots of goodies, and Skyped with family that is too far away to visit right now. It was great to … Continue reading

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And now, for me

With gift knitting done, I can return to projects that I put on hold around the time the leaves started to turn. First up: a Laodice Scarf for yours truly, in Zauberball wool (my first time using this yarn). It’s … Continue reading

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Peaceful morning

I know I posted a picture of my view just the other day, but really – in Seattle, any time it’s not overcast and rainy one just doesn’t pass up the opportunity to document it. This morning is one of … Continue reading

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Holiday Zenitude

I’m feeling very Zen about the holidays this year. I decided early in the year that I would not stress myself out over gifts or become over committed; the most rewarding gifts are family and friends – so why get … Continue reading

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I spy something green

Another teaser pic today – I’m knitting something green! (Paton’s Classic Wool in ‘leaf green’, not quite as neon as this pic appears)

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Half baked knitting

Looming – that’s a good word to describe Christmas.  We have, what, eight days? Less if you have to mail stuff to distant relatives. I’m trying to keep my expectations low, but even so I find myself with several projects … Continue reading

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A beautiful day

Seattle, 12/12/11. This morning’s frost and foggy low clouds burned off and it turned into a gloriously sunny day, which I got to enjoy from my desk every time I glanced up from my paperwork. If I lean over my … Continue reading

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