Archive for January, 2010

Jan 28 2010

Hibernating

Published by under Blather,wips

The weather has alternated between cold and colder lately, and it makes me want to curl up next to the fire and just stay there. The problem with that plan is that I forget to show you things, like my finished Ron socks: Which socks I have worn several times already and I adore. Oranges […]

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Jan 14 2010

Mindboggling

So my favorite place to hang out on Ravelry is a little group called LSG, a group filled with some fine ladies and gents with hearts of gold. (And language of profanity, but that’s why it’s fun.) They set a goal to raise $5069 yesterday for Haiti relief, because that’s how many people are willing […]

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Jan 13 2010

Mending the World

Yesterday I bumped into a mention of the Hebrew phrase tikkun olam, which means “mending the world.” It’s a Jewish belief, with a lot of meanings and history, but the one I am most familiar with is the importance of doing good works to make the world better. I love the translation, and the idea. […]

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Jan 09 2010

WIPs and Wollmeise

Published by under wips

I haven’t really written much about knitting resolutions. They’ll get their own post one of these days, but briefly, they involve socks, practicing my drop spindle more regularly, and making more of an effort to share WIPs instead of just waiting until they’re finished. So to that end, I thought I’d show you what’s on […]

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Jan 01 2010

Traveling Sock Kicks Off 2010

Published by under Traveling Sock

The Traveling Sock and I went out to Lancaster with my friend Melissa and her husband today, because Melissa was showing two of her pictures in a show. The Sock loves to hang with celebrities. So I made Melissa take a picture with it: (That’s one of her photographs behind her, in the black & […]

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