Month: March 2010


Both of my keyboards are broken as of all of a sudden yesterday afternoon and I have a choice between the one with no spacebar and the one with no m, J or u keys. Gess which one I’ sing?

Posted in Miscellany

Invisible friends

I’ve been staring at a blank screen trying to think what to write.  Something happened in this past week that’s changed a lot of how I’m seeing things, but I’m finding it very hard to think about, let alone talk

Posted in Friendship


And they only took me 25 days!  I knit like the wind, baby.  I’m just going to give the straight up stats here.  Liam’s been sick this week, and has been waking in the night and we’re all like zombies,

Posted in Finished Projects, Knitalongs, Knitting, Mitts

Round up

There’s been some secret knitting in the past few days.  I’m trying to rearrange my schedule around the fact that I won’t have Sunniva out when I’d planned, and I thought I’d work on getting some smaller projects done quickly,

Posted in Finished Projects, In progress, Knitting, Mitts, Shawls

Humiliation in the name of SCIENCE

Actually, not so much on the science, but it sounds good, doesn’t it?  I have whole days where I add a long dramatic pause, and then, “for SCIENCE!” at the end of all statements of intent.  “I must eat this

Posted in Photography

Pringle of Scotland FTW

Posted in Miscellany

Cheaper than therapy

When I realized that Sunniva was going to need to be reknit, I was being really, really good.  I had only two projects on the needles: Sunniva, and Veyla.  And I was determined to keep it that way.  A little

Posted in Design, Inspiration, Knitting, Shawls, Sunniva

Facing facts

This is the post in which you really get to see inside this particular sausage factory.  Because this is the post in which I explain that things have gone wrong. My gut should have been a good guide on this

Posted in Design, In progress, Knitting, Original Pattern, Sunniva, Sweaters

Saturday morning cartoons

It’s Saturday, but Mr. Kninja has work this morning, so I’m at home with the monkeys, trying to work up the enthusiasm to come up with something fun to do.  I’m thoroughly worn out.  This week was a busy one

Posted in Beetle Tracks, Fashion, Knit Picks, Knitting, Pattern for sale, Photography, Scarves

By rocket to the moon

A diversion: all of my kids are asthmatic, and it helps if asthmatics stay bundled when it’s cold out, especially around the throat.  I made Gabriel a cowl back in December or early January (yet to be photographed, because he

Posted in Cowls, In progress, Kidswear, Knitting, Original Pattern