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Woo-hoo!! I’ve Entered a Contest!

November 28, 2005


Jill started a contest which has you finish the “You know you knit too much when” phrase with 10 suggestions. I could not resist throwing my hat into the ring and adding my 2 cents. Here are my entries: 1) You walk around knitting a WIP, especially at your normal job which requires you to […]

Another Day, Another Anniversary

November 27, 2005

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Well, I celebrated the 7th anniversary of my 29th birthday on Friday. It was nice and quiet without great fanfare and festivity, very unlike my other birthdays of the past. How strange not to start partying at midnight the night before and continuing until the next weekend! My parents would probably be so shocked to […]

Giving Thanks

November 24, 2005

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Happy Turkey Day everyone!! Rich and I are hosting his parents for dinner at 1PM, which means we have to make sure our 23-lb turkey is in the oven by (gasp!) 7AM. (Update: Rich woke me at 8AM, which means I am using the convection oven. Plus, it snowed!) Menu antipasta bowls of black olives […]

Busy with Yarn-a-longs

November 20, 2005


Okay, an update on the Yarn-a-longs I am participating in… Warms Hands: Cleckheaton’s Gusto 10 blue (had to rip it out because the thumbs were way too long!), and will be making another pair in Tahki’s Baby maroon with Kate Gilbert’s Gifted pattern Cinxia: have had yarn, just bought needles, ready to cast on after […]

Ray Rah old VPI!

November 20, 2005

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Today was a great day for the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (aka: Virginia Tech). The Hokies rebounded from the beating they received from Miami two weeks ago and POUNDED our arch-enemy, the University of Virginia. Not only did we win hands down, but Miami also lost to Georgia Tech. That gives our team […]

Belated Blanket Photo Entry

November 14, 2005


I figured that I should share a photo of the blanket I crocheted for my manager’s newborn daughter born late September. I created the pattern from using a combination of decrease stitches, single crochets, and a simple fan border instead of fringing the sides. 2 strands of Sirdar’s Breeze yarn were held together for the […]