Author Archives: wonkydonkey

About wonkydonkey

You want random? You got it. Mostly knitting and gardening, with some home improvements, pets, baking, family, and the occasional bad joke thrown in for good measure. This blog is mine; it is a place where I can insist upon proper grammar or break my own rules and degrade into slang on a whim. Either way, it's still mine. I love the Internet.

So unfair

Babysitting the cats during breakfast to make sure the little one gets a chance to eat. Amelia thinks it’s highly unfair that I won’t let her swipe food from the elder (underweight) one. Doesn’t matter that she already inhaled her … Continue reading

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The struggle is real

Fall has hit the Pacific Northwest with a cold, wet slap. This is the thing that I maintain a love-hate relationship with up here – our summers have become relatively hot and definitely dry, and so that change over into … Continue reading

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More of the same

I swear, I do a lot more than just knit socks. It’s just that socks are so easy to bring with me, they get a lot of my free time. I am trying out KnitPicks’ Felici sock yarn; I like … Continue reading

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Done and done

Finally got to finishing the most recent two pairs of socks. They will go in the gift box for Xmas.

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Fifteen minutes

I am working a street fair today thru Sunday and will be packing up the truck right after this post – but for now, I am enjoying fifteen minutes of cozy sock knitting, with a purring cat (who misses her … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

I switched my commute knitting focus over to Christmas projects (because, have you looked at the calendar lately?!). Several folks are getting socks this year, and I recently started these: Love self-striping yarns! But I also made progress on my … Continue reading

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Find Your Fade

I still need to kitchener the toes of the tie-dye socks, but they are all done otherwise. Most of my other WIPs are a bit too large for commuter knitting so I did what any respectable knitter would do: I … Continue reading

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