Category Archives: Knitting

Posts referring to my knitting obsession. More can be found at my knitting blog: yarnbecomewhatyouare.wordpress.com

Just Checking In!

Remember this? Now we have this: I had plenty of yarn left after making the first hat (beret) and 3 socks (one was a test!) to make this little hat that actually fits!  I also have a bit of yarn … Continue reading

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Brain Spill 25 May 2010

Busy I am busy, busy, busy with packing, packing, packing!  Well, that and laundry, battery charging (3 cameras and an iPod, the phone is charged already)  trying to decide which knitting projects to bring (both on the plane and in … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Spill, Family, Gariníon, Grandbaby, Knitting, Military Life, MilkyWhite, Mrs.SGTSoldierSon, My Kids!, SGTSoldierSon, SuperSoldier, Theater, TheMadHatter, TheQueenofHearts | 13 Comments

I knew all along that it is good for me

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=knitting+needles&iid=2481864″ src=”b/2/b/b/Balls_Of_Yarn_465a.jpg?adImageId=9074596&imageId=2481864″ width=”380″ height=”242″ /] MSN’s heath site has an interesting article.  50 Ways to Cut 500 Calories a Day. Check out #21. Go ahead.  I’ll wait for you. See?  I HAVE to knit.  It’s for my … Continue reading

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Giving Public Thanks for Favors Received!

In my 7 Quick Takes for today, #4, I lamented my dropped stitch fiasco. After finishing up at the computer this morning I took care of a few things in the kitchen and then I (once again) begged St Rafqa … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Pair 3

for the 52 pair plunge III:

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Mom Time, Part 2

I had such a great time going to see Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince with KC and D last night!  I enjoyed the movie (but you know, you have to do that, “this is the movie, that is … Continue reading

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Books Trickling in… and more stuff

The new (or replacement!) books are trickling in! How exciting. Unfortunately, the Botany book was on backorder from Adoremus. I really get annoyed when a company ASSUMES I want to wait on backorders rather than ASKING me what to do. … Continue reading

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Cracking Up and a “Thank You”

I am cracking up after reading a blog entry on Mary’s Anawim Called “Mary Undoer of Knots.” I mentioned earlier that I spent HOURS undoing knots in my yarn.  This morning when I went to finish, I did throw up … Continue reading

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One down, 103 to Go

I finished the first sock!  (Yes, just the first sock, not the first pair.  Yes, I’m excited to be halfway done!) I LOVE how they fit!

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One Half of One Half of a Pair

I’m off to a terribly slow start, but here’s what I did toward the 52PPiii today. (Click to enlarge)

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Miscellaneous

Here are a few things to share from my week:   Book! This was my favorite book when I was a young child.  For years I tried to remember the title, but it just escaped me!  GuitarGirl, TheBoy and I … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy!

I have joined my friend, KC, for the 52 Pair Plunge sock Knit Along (KAL).  It should be a lot of fun.  It is knitting along with other crazy determined knitters what works out to be a pair of socks … Continue reading

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I Love Fast Service and Great Yarn!

Three days ago I ordered some Baby Ull Yarn and a Dale of Norway patternbook. It has arrived already! And this was with regular ol’ [free on orders over $50] shipping! I am so thrilled with the service I got … Continue reading

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Look at What’s on the Needles

I just love these!!!!! I’m pretty close to half way done! One day, these will be on a baby’s bum! 😀

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