Archive for September, 2009

Sep 29 2009

Glass

Published by under FOs,Traveling Sock

All right. My mitt pattern has been going like gangbusters which makes me very happy. My Rhinebeck budget thanks you all sincerely, and would you all please put pictures up in Ravelry already so I can see what everyone’s come up with? Thank you. In the meantime, I have finished a pair of socks that […]

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Sep 20 2009

Heu heu heu!

Yesterday my mom and I took the train into the city to watch the Steuben Day Parade. (It’s named for Baron von Steuben, a German general who worked with Washington during the Revolutionary War, so they have adopted his name for the celebration of German heritage in the States.) We saw lots of stuff: It […]

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Sep 18 2009

Crisis averted

Published by under Blather

Um. I owe an apology to those of you reading this on RSS readers, because I just spammed you over the last hour. Please ignore the repeat posts? Thanks. I know better than to think I will avoid mocking. Long story short: I hit a wrong button by mistake. I deleted the archive. I was […]

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Sep 17 2009

Autumnal

Published by under designs,FOs

Autumn’s my favorite time of year, and as the summer ends my anticipation grows, breaking out my orange and maroon clothes to get into the mood and checking the sugar maple trees by my house multiple times a day to catch the first leaves turning. So none of you will be surprised to learn that […]

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Sep 10 2009

Vintage

Published by under Stash

My parents have a fondness for antiquing. They like to go poke around shops and shows for treasures. My mother hunts for dishes and silver (she has two collections she is working on finishing, piece by piece) and my father just looks for whatever catches his eye. Well. I must have trained him well. They […]

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Sep 03 2009

August Wrap Up

Published by under monthly wrap-up

August was a slow month. I had lots of things on the needles, and then a ridiculous heat wave hit and all I wanted to do was move to the Yukon. (Summer is colder in the Yukon; you can still knit.) Since I am writing this post instead, you may safely assume I am still […]

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Sep 01 2009

Largesse

Published by under Blather

My friends have been incredibly generous lately. There was that birthday goodness, including the surprise Wollmeise, and plans are afoot to attend Rhinebeck and 90% set to check out Vermont’s sheep & wool festival too! But I had another delightful surprise yesterday when I went to my knit night: Rebecca planned wisely and went to […]

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