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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.

Hue Update

Thanks to a long holiday weekend, I finished the third quadrant on the Hue Afghan.  The yarn bag is getting pretty light and I feel like I’m entering Yarn Chicken territory…

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Second sock

I know it’s indistinguishable from last week’s post, but I promise that I finished the first sock and this is its mate. 

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Lesson learned (maybe)

After working on the grey Wyrt socks for several days and two flights, the reason for their original grounding became known (again), when I tried them on yesterday.   The cables are lovely, but they – and the short row … Continue reading

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Wyrt Socks

This blog post is brought to you by a conference that I am on my way to, in Minneapolis. Faced with plenty of uninterrupted knitting time, I dig deep into the abandoned WIP basket and pulled out these socks – … Continue reading

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Putting in the toms

Both of our boys came by today, and our eldest was kind enough to take me to the nursery for dirt and tomato starts. Much moving of dirt later, I laid out the tomatoes in their new home.  (they have … Continue reading

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More Hue

This has become my Knit Night project, so it doesn’t get much attention – but there is progress. I’ve got a pretty low number of WIPs at the moment (for me, anyway), and a recent trip to Portland topped off … Continue reading

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Spinning blue

I don’t spin as often I’d like – it involves hauling the wheel out from behind a bookshelf and setting up in the living room, then putting everything back when I’m done for the day, to keep the cat from … Continue reading

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