Archive for February, 2005

Come one, Come all

Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

Attention all San Antonio / Austin area knitters! The vivacious and talented Valentina Devine is going to be coming to the Yarn Barn here in S.A. on Sunday, Feb. 20th to teach a day-long workshop on her distinct method of fiber artistry. Her techniques combine knitting and crocheting to create really cool designs. I got […]

Glamorous Koolah

Tuesday, February 8th, 2005

And so it is done, and it is modeled by Koolah. (S)he’s the only one in the household with the proper attitude to wear a scarf like this. Is it not nifty? As fun and funky as the yarn is, if I never knit another garter stitch scarf it will be too soon. I am […]

RIP, Martyn

Monday, February 7th, 2005

I just heard the news – Martyn Bennett passed away. His music was brilliant. He was only 33. It’s tragic that someone so inspired should die so young.

Howdy, Folks

Sunday, February 6th, 2005

From the Texas hill country, Rufus and his buddy say “hi”.


Sunday, February 6th, 2005

Whilst browsing the newly-repopulated bargain bin at my LYS yesterday, I ran across some lovely stuff with which I shall make a scarf for Annalie to make up for the crappy poncho. The two balls on top are Spruce by Trendsetter Yarns. The ball on the bottom is Salsa – I forget the manufacturer’s name. […]

Geekery in progress

Friday, February 4th, 2005

I’m geeking out hardcore this weekend. I’ve finally found a project that requires socket programming. I don’t know a thing about this area, so I’m going to try and cram as much of it into my head as possible this weekend. The knitting may suffer. But I do have a bit of news on that […]

Geek Chic

Thursday, February 3rd, 2005

Thanks to Annie for pointing this link out to me: Katamari Damacy hat. For those of you who do stuff like, you know, talking to people and being outdoors in your free time instead of constructively completing high-difficulty levels in video games, Katamari Damacy is a game where you roll a ball around collecting things. […]

Gotta Love the Ya-Yas

Tuesday, February 1st, 2005

It was a wild party, upon reflection.