Category Archives: Yarn Blather

Like a Phoenix

Last year it was feeling like a chore to make sure I posted at least once a month, and I decided that I was only going to post when I felt inspired. I forgot, however, that inspiration only comes to … Continue reading

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Buying Underwear Is the New Doing Laundry

No, I’m not kidding; I really did buy underwear tonight instead of doing laundry. In my defense, I am not completely out of clean underwear. I just don’t have many clean pairs of comfortable underwear, and purchasing more seemed like … Continue reading

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A Sock That Rocks

Some people are good at getting Canadian rock stars to hold a sock (or Henry) for photo ops. I always thought that would be fun. So on Tuesday night, I asked Kevin Young, who plays keyboards for David Usher and … Continue reading

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Kitten + 2 Many Babies

Lately I have been lax in my picture-taking. There has been knitting, and a little bit of spinning, and good lord has there ever been stash expansion, but I don’t really have much photographic evidence of such. By the way, … Continue reading

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Exploring the Varieties of Pain

For all intents and purposes, I have finished knitting the Tangled Up in Blue Socks… but I can’t actually wear them until I weave those four ends in. The plan is to do that tomorrow morning, although I shouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Pixie Dust

I am trying to think happy thoughts, but it is not easy. A soothing picture of the sock near a lighthouse might help. Luckily, I just happen to have one. Know what is a very happy thought? Lots of yarn. … 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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Excuses, Excuses… and Yarn

Bad blogger, no biscuit. As always, I have a fleet of creative excuses for why I hadn’t been posting. The main one is that I couldn’t find the doohickey that connects my digital camera to the computer so I could … Continue reading

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A Promise Is a Promise

Ah, yes. I promised last month that I would post some yarn pr0n photos, did I not? Fleece Artist Merino Boucle. It looks something like dreadlocks, but since Fleece Artist also has a yarn called Dreadlocks, it is probably not … Continue reading

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There Has Not Been Much Knitting.

There has not been much knitting lately, and I am sorry. I am busy with a few other things, namely my NaNoWriMo novel, and the fact that next weekend, I am moving to Fredericton for six months. (I’m not fitting … Continue reading

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