Archive for the 'knitting' Category

shrimp and clown

Monday, January 29th, 2007

Never shoot a messenger, or you will end up knitting them at least one silly hat. On Friday, not just Casual Day but the day our receptionist will take individual orders for take-out food and have it delivered, I signed up for a spring roll and some shrimp tempura.  Salivating all morning, I heard the […]

not much spam

Friday, February 17th, 2006

A little self-promotion here 8-Ð or possibly it’s just pride at being able to sit up, take nourishment and tap a keyboard until pictures appear on a screen.  Anyway. Achtung!  The buggy new rev of is up and taking on new(ish) images of my knitting. It’s one long page, and let us be thankful for […]

if both were drowning, which would you save:

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

The knitting or the photographic moment? It started off as a makeshift photo shoot of the scarf, as an update for (both of) you.  I still had to paste 2 shots together, but I got an accurate illustration, if not Fine Aht. I tried a few more shots on the ironing board, but I was […]

120 down, 924 to go

Saturday, January 14th, 2006

Surprised while molting and captured in a chameleonlike attempt at camouflage, this is the blue horseshoe-lace scarf from a few entries ago. Again, not my colors with the rust and the dust and the occasional ambush of olive drab.  But… it’s oddly opalicious, especially in sunlight. I think I’ll like it in spite of myself, […]

Wooly Ewel Two Ewe

Monday, December 26th, 2005

This turned out to be Knitted Accessory Year for the fam.  Most of my gifts to them are the product of a sudden, irrational lust for a Jo-Ann’s yarn (I know!).  In my defense, Sensations Cosetta is 68% wool.  The rest is nylon, explaining the pretty glints (the finished objects don’t look shiny at all).Variegated yarn always looks […]