Archive for July, 2005

Stupid %&*$#^@ Socklet!!!

Tuesday, July 12th, 2005

Last night I almost finished the first socklet in Regia 4fäedig, and when I got to the shaping parts I nearly had an apoplectic fit trying to understand the directions. Friends, please turn to page 57 in your devotional sock readings. Together: “When work measures about 5 cm work one-sided toes with separate big toe. […]

See, I’ve been knitting

Saturday, July 9th, 2005

The Fenna at about five weeks: So what is the gestation period for a shawl? I guess we’ll find out. I did a couple of rows last night while watching The Fantastic Four, which met my expectations very well. Except for the Dr. Doom character. Warning, mild spoilers follow: I’ve read a lot of comics […]

Forward with Fenna

Thursday, July 7th, 2005

So, as I said, I made a lot of progress on the Fenna this weekend. I’m currently four balls of Katia Marina into it and I’m about to join the fifth. But since it’s knit from the top down, it gets slower as you go. Definitely a psychological downer, that. But it’s a lot easier […]


Wednesday, July 6th, 2005

I finally found a use for my limited sewing skills! This kite was really unstable and kept doing loops when I just wanted it to go up. So I borrowed some scrap from my mom’s quilting project and made two extra tails. Ack. I am still a little sick, but it’s time to go back […]

Now, to recover from vacation

Monday, July 4th, 2005

Ah… That was great. Not nearly long enough and not nearly well-funded enough, but I had a wonderful vacation. I would feel positively rested, but on the flight out I caught a cold which has been bugging me all weekend. And I walked about a gajillion miles. But it was all good. Since I spent […]