Category Archives: Yarn Blather

The Sock Experiment

This is my new friend Sock. Sock comes pretty much everywhere with me lately. I don’t have a lot of free time, so I have to steal a few minutes whenever I can to work on him. Oops, that sounds … Continue reading

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Here’s Some Stuff I Bought

I was in a rainbow sort of mood when I was in Halifax; can you tell? Then again, when am I not in a rainbow sort of mood? The Celestial Merino Dream post-winding, some Fleece Artist odds and ends, Twilley’s … Continue reading

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Cat-coloured Yarn

Recently, I went to Cricket Cove looking for “soft, cat-coloured yarn” because I want to knit a kitty. (Actual knitting = garter stitch. Stuffing and seaming = bleh.) I decided on some Louisa Harding Kimono Angora for what I hope … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Gift Yarn in the Mouth

Apparently all the job interview preparation worked somewhat, because instead of being unemployed, I am now underemployed. In all seriousness, although I haven’t started my new part time job yet, I expect to enjoy it. Tomorrow is my birthday, and … Continue reading

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Mega Man Is Two-faced

Or rather, Mega Man’s face is two-toned. I can’t decide which colour to use for his face, which is why I’ve still got a few stitches left. I did half of his face in the colour that I thought would … Continue reading

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IN THE YEAR OF 200X…

This is the video game sprite cross stitch I started the other day. It’s on 18-count pale blue Aida, although it doesn’t look pale blue here. For anyone who’s played the game, it should be obvious what character this is, … Continue reading

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The Continuing Saga of Eeyore

To distract from the lack of scarf photos, I present you with my further progress on Eeyore. I only have a bit of blue left to do on the outside of his ear, but it’s mostly fractional stitches and it’s … Continue reading

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We Can’t All, and Some of Us Don’t

There are a couple of scarves that I finished actually knitting ages ago (seriously, one I finished in October) but I think they could use some light blocking before I consider them ready to wear or to photograph. I hope … Continue reading

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Tigers Sort of Moo

The Goldielocks shawl is going infuriatingly slowly because I have to keep checking to make sure I’m not adding extra stitches. Curse you, curly, skinny, slippery (but oh so pretty) yarn. The scarf I started last night appears to be … Continue reading

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Yarn + Books = Joy

There have been a couple of yarn sales at Michaels recently. This is a good thing. Not all of my recent purchases are pictured below, however — there was also some Patons Soy Wool Stripes in Natural Pink, but it … Continue reading

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