Monthly Archives: October 2015

Rainy Halloween

After running some errands, I think today is a good day to cast on a cozy hat. Let the wind blow! Let the rain fly! I do hope it doesn’t keep the trick-or-treaters away, though; we have a lot of … Continue reading

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One of those weeks

Have you ever had one of those weeks where, at every turn, you were faced with problems, errors, frustrations, and general failure by just about everything you encountered? It seemed to be the week where every pencil I picked up … Continue reading

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Sockage

Clicking right along towards the toes. These are going to be awesome winter socks. 

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This, that, and the other

Autumn is here, no doubt – it’s dark, gloomy, and damp. The leaves have fallen and become sodden mounds of fungal decomposition, quietly moldering away in ditches and gutters. Perfect weather for soup, tea, and knitting with Netflix streaming in the … Continue reading

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Pondering

Why are there two Pop Tarts toaster pastries in each foil packet, if the serving size is just one? You can’t close those packets up once you tear them open, and does anyone eat just one anyway?

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A rosy glow for Wednesday

My WIP Wednesday project is another pair of socks; I started these last week when I flew to Colorado for a conference. Socks are great airplane projects! I got all the way to the heel flaps during my trip, and … Continue reading

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Small projects are awesome

There is such a satisfying feeling in small projects – how you can pick out the yarn and cast on a hat, knit during a few commutes, and within a few days have a completed project. This picture was taken … Continue reading

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Now with more blue

The blue mitts are coming along; I am on the thumb gussets. I’m working on a couple of sleuth projects as well, which I can’t show you yet – so while there’s a lot of knitting going on, you wouldn’t … Continue reading

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For the birds

I can’t remember if I blogged about it before, but we’ve been waging  a protest against a couple of people in the neighborhood. The short version: One man is raising pigeons in their backyard (“M1”), and another, unrelated man (“M2”) … Continue reading

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Almost-not-quite-done

When I’ve finished knitting a project, I’ll say, “I’m done!” and the Mr. will point to the dangling yarns and say, “What about those?” He has a point. I can’t claim to be done if the item still has ends to … Continue reading

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