Archive for January, 2006

Thank god for carpet and wildfires

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

Around noon, two wildfires broke out in the Northside of San Antonio. They apparently covered several acres – I don’t know if they are still burning or not. I live due South of the areas the fires were in, and there was a stiff wind from the North. Not a good combination for my section […]

Second review up

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

I’ve added a review of The Purl Stitch on my reviews page. Just in case, you know, you want to know how to purl.

Sock Notes

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

Sock notes: 60 st. cast-on.

First Sock Cuff

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

I may yet fall prey to the dreaded sock-knitting addiction. Here’s the first attempt so far. This is the Brooks Farm Duet that I got in 2004 at Kid ‘n Ewe. It’s a wool/mohair blend, and it’s coming out all warm and soft and springy. I can’t wait to try them out.

. . . now with fresh non-blog content!

Monday, January 2nd, 2006

If you look under the Pages sidebar over there on the right, you’ll see a section called Reviews with a link called The Knit Stitch (if you don’t see the sidebar, just click the link in this sentence). I’m going to start putting up reviews for books and tools that I find useful. This is […]

Obsessions are Weird

Sunday, January 1st, 2006

When I was going to Reed, my friend Jemiah (one of the ten coolest human beings in history) told me about this movie she watched every once in a while. I could never remember the name of it, just that there was this guy in it who would occasionally throw his hands up in the […]