Category Archives: randomness

Pretty Crafty Year so Far

I have been off to a pretty crafty year so far! I am knitting socks like crazy and really enjoying it. Somehow I went from being really slow to not being that bad. There is a contest of sorts with … Continue reading

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Goals for 2010

I am not one to make resolutions for the new year. Instead, I like to make goals. My biggest goal or maybe the hardest, is to get rid of a bunch of yarn. I have tried to destash, but I … Continue reading

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First Stamping Party

Today I attended my first stamping party. I have been buying Stampin’ Up stuff lately and eagerly awaiting the first “class.” Really it was an informal get together and she showed me how to make some cool stuff with the … Continue reading

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Don’t Drink the Water

I may have written about this before so forgive me… Babykins is way too fast for a happy snap camera. So I talked Ernesto into buying a DSLR camera. He indulges me so it wasn’t too hard:) This was in … Continue reading

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Needle Sizes

This morning I went to start on my mom’s Rose Red. It asks for 4mm knitting needles. Well when I looked at my DPNs I didn’t have one that said 4mm. It seems to be a size between size 5 … Continue reading

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Still Faithful

In a strange turn of events I have managed to stay faithful to my socks. I have one completely done and I hope to have the next one done tomorrow. It helps that writingmom was so quick to get out … Continue reading

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Next Project?

I was given two skeins of Malabrigo Dos. They are test skeins and I am not exactly sure how much it is. I think it has about 200-220 yards. It is sport weight. I wanted to make a baby sweater … Continue reading

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Black Thumb

It is an amazement to me that I have been able to keep my son alive for these 2.5 years. Not from anything nefarious or anything like that… It is just that I cannot keep a plant alive for the … Continue reading

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Wool Girl Sock Club

Since I don’t have enough yarn (said in a sarcastic voice), I have signed up for some yarn clubs. One of them was the Wool Girl Sock Club. Everyone on Raverly talked it up. I was thinking to myself that … Continue reading

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Cake Decorating and Randomness

Today I had my first cake decorating class. It was awesome and a lot of fun. I am really looking forward to next week where we actually decorate cakes. Now I have been decorating cakes for a bit now, but … Continue reading

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