Category Archives: Cool Stuff

Sixteen

That’s how many different people were photographed holding my first Tangled Up in Blue Sock when I took part in the New Brunswick Photo Scavenger Hunt for World Wide Knit in Public Day. Well, sixteen including myself. Hey, I count, … Continue reading

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The Really Crafty Girls Knit Their Own Stomach Linings

I am not the one who originally said that this pink strip of knitting looks like a stomach lining, and I didn’t pay quite enough attention in biology class to know whether it really does or not (Tip: If you’re … Continue reading

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I Might Need to Knit an Ark

We interrupt this knitting blog (what, you mean there’s a knitting blog here? What?) to bring you pictures of flooding in Fredericton. If you have ever wanted to know what the parking lot of the library looks like when it … Continue reading

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Secret Cool Points

Recently, Cass and I decided that certain things earn you cool points, and certain things earn you geek points or nerd points. But what a lot of people don’t know is that most geek points are actually secret cool points … Continue reading

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Achilles’ Heel Flap

I thought that I’d start having some free time again in September, but, oh, how all occasions do inform against me. A staff member at one of my jobs quit rather suddenly, so between my two jobs, I am working … Continue reading

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One Morning in Maine

Last weekend I went to Bangor with my family. On Monday morning, I took the Road Potato Sock to look at Stephen King’s house. One nice thing about my parents is that when I get out of the car to … Continue reading

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A Creepy Subculture

All right, time for my more detailed post of Harlotry. I eventually found a drive back to New Brunswick from Halifax. I emailed Deb, who was able to take me as far as Truro but suggested emailing Jennifer, who wasn’t … Continue reading

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Wedding Belle Blues

I have the worst timing in the world. I just spent several days in Halifax, and the day after I got back, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee announced that she’d be in Halifax on August 7. (Hrm. I wonder what the venue is. … Continue reading

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Kitten’s First Cables

My boyfriend and I went to the New Brunswick Museum on Canada Day because admission was free then. One of the things there that I hadn’t seen before was the temporary exhibit of quilts from the New Brunswick Museum collection. … Continue reading

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This and That

The Summer 2007 Knitty is up. Yay. Aren’t these the coolest cupcakes you have ever seen? There’s also a tutorial posted by the cupcake-maker showing how she made the marzipan into knitting-themed shapes. I made a bracelet for one of … Continue reading

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