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Welig

7 Jan

I did it! Yeah, yeah… it’s been two week, but cut me some slack. I was in California for 5 days & jetlag is a B.

I worked on the gloves quite a bit to and in California. Knitting on a plane? Not so good for me. I kept dropping my needles and thinking that they were lost forever. I found the needles during stops, but after a while I figured it was just time to put it all away.¬†I also worked on the gloves the day before and the day of my sister’s wedding.


“Welig” from Knitting New Mittens & Gloves by Robin Melanson

To be honest, I’m not completely satisfied with them. Perhaps it’s because I haven’t blocked them. I really should block them. Fine. You’ve guilted me into it. I’ll start blocking them tonight.

-M

I noticed something odd…

26 Dec

Take a look at this:

Can you see what’s wrong? Color choice, maybe, but that’s not what’s REALLY wrong. The problem is that none of these items have a matching pair.

This is why we can’t have nice things that come in twos.

I’m working on a pair of gloves (ALL TWO!) right now. I have no excuse for not finishing these gloves; I’m already mostly packed for my sister’s wedding and the apartment is clean. So! Check back in a couple days. Unless I get completely distracted by a Doctor Who novel or Guild Wars: Factions & Eye of the North expansion (thank you, in-laws!) I will finally prove that I’m not that lazy.

[Segue!]

Since I made a new hat for nephew, I didn’t know what to do with the old one… other than put it on my own head.

Tah-dah! One baby’s waaayyyy-too-big hat is a Michelle’s awesome slouch hat.

-M

Holy multitasking, Batman!

22 Jan

Many many things are going on right now. I’m filling some dream catcher jars for a friend; making my entry for threadknits; thinking really hard about the Miss Priss Diaper pants; staring at my half finished throw; wondering if my gloves will turn out right this time; thinking about making IPA index cards for school; thinking about cleaning; and trying to convince myself that it shouldn’t be difficult for me to leave my apartment to go to Michaels (with a 40% off coupon).

Whew! Run-on sentence? It was worth it; I like semi-colons.

The moral of the story is that I have a lot of my metaphorical plate. Of course the question is “why are you blogging about it rather than doing it?” Because I’m literally watching paint dry… and drinking¬†drank my second gas-uccino of the day.

*sigh* Thanks for the guilt trip, jerks.

K.O.K.O.
Michelle

Finished products

27 Feb

Currently Listening to:
Indiana
Jon McLaughlin

Wow. It took my a little over a month, but I’ve finally finished the gloves and scarves for my aunt!

Fetching from Knitty.com (they’re not perfect, but they’re warm!)
Glittens
One Skein Unisex Gloves
Stitch ‘N Bitch Coney Island Fireworks Scarf (minus the fireworks)
Lion Brand Cable Scarf

K.O.K.O.
Michelle

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