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.

One done, one started

I’ve been working on a scarf as my commuter knitting project, and finished it off this weekend. It is happily blocking. (Pattern is Close To You; yarn is Tosh Lace in Grove) And so I needed a new commuter project … Continue reading

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Rainbows on toes

I am loving this yarn by White Birch.

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Because, why not?

I recently added to my fiber equipment inventory, by welcoming an old but new to me circular sock machine (CSM). Yes, a machine to knit socks. It isn’t that easy, though; there is a pretty steep learning curve and so … Continue reading

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Rookie mistake

I am nearing the end of the Autopilot Cowl, and my hands needed a break from the small needles so I popped a hat project in my bag this morning. What I failed to do was to see where I … Continue reading

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Selfish knitting

I received some lovely alpaca / silk yarn as a gift, with the instructions to make something for myself. So I am. One “Copilot Cowl”, coming right up.

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Just a bit of catch-up

ZIP ZIP ZIP That’s the sound of the days as they fly by. Sheesh. We pretty much have the house put back in order, random left-behinds that she actually wanted have been gathered up and shipped to the youngest fledgling, … Continue reading

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Spinning and stuff

Things have been pretty chaotic around here lately, with our youngest child leaving the nest to embark on her own adult journey. The Mr and I are slowly getting the house back in order and taking the opportunity to tackle … Continue reading

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