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Destashing Dead Weight

August 31, 2008


If there is one thing we do not need in life, it is hanging onto dead weight. My resolution for the rest of the year is to destash a few things. For my yarn, it would be 100 skeins — at least 5 kilograms or 5 kilometers! If I am successful, maybe 10 kilograms can […]

Being Loose and Calm in a Storm

August 24, 2008


Yikes! When I cast on the Ultimate Gift, it is a good thing I decided to do a quick swatch. I thought using the US4 (3.50 mm) Addis would put me at gauge, but noooooo. My knitting is so loose, I had to come down to US2 (3.00 mm) Addis!! At least I started doing […]

Feeling Slow

August 8, 2008


Maybe my actions are delayed reactions to a falling out with an online friend that was my fitness muse on Monday, but I have been shopping and eating since Wednesday. I had bought another skein each of Wollmeise and Yarntini, and 18 skeins of my Ravelympics sweater for my best friend Eric. Malabrigo Worsted that […]

Getting Busy Playing Ball!

August 4, 2008


Baseball is something I can obsess over besides anything knitting related. After playing my first game of softball, I find myself desperately wanting to improve so I can make those awesome catches that the professionals do so easily. To refresh a couple of memories, I adore baseball and HAVE to watch it daily. If I […]

Crazy Bunnies Everywhere!

August 2, 2008


Well maybe not everywhere, but this crazy bunny ended up playing in our fourth softball game Thursday night because of the “3 women must be on the playing field” rule in our league. What? I never mentioned that I play softball? Teehee, nobunny is missing much. I had never played before until a month after […]