Future Fodder

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User Error

I love my Brickless scarf/shawl, but the pictures I took are kind of terrible.  I have no idea what was going on.  I'm blaming it on the holiday frenzy even though it's now January 8.  I think there is only one good picture.  It goes against every blogging-with-pictures rule to put these pictures in here but I'm doing it anyway because I'm too impatient to try and take more....more
Denise Thank you!more

WIP It Good

Glitz at the Ritz

love. Love. LOVE my Glitz at the Ritz shawl!All my mess-ups and tear-outs were totally worth the final product:...more

Five Quick and Easy Knitted Scarf Patterns

I have a friend who recently discovered knitting with alpaca. She is in love with it (aren’t we all…?), and is now looking for a variety of scarf patterns that can be knit with a chunky yarn on about a US 10 (6.0 mm) needle. She’s still a relatively new knitter, also, and doesn’t need anything that’s too challenging—especially when trying to finish up some scarves for the holidays! ...more
These are great pattern choices and yes Ravelry is SO addicting! :)more

I Made Easy Fingerless Mitts and I Moved a Heavy Old Victrola

I have decided to participate in the National Blog Post Month for November.  That means I am going to be posting each day in November.November 16, 2013 A dreary rainy morning,  These photos were taken at around eight....more

Stop Me if You've Heard This One Before

Stop me if you've heard this one before:  A social worker and an engineer were trying to have a conversation....Ha ha ha!  I know.  Already it's a good one, right? But the real punchline is:....and it was really frustrating.While the pole building was being constructed, either Paul or I were home in case there were any questions/problems.  On a day that I was home, the builders put in the insulation in the ceiling of the building.First, let me give you this visual:...more

The Good and the Bad

Ugh.  Dreary weather around here this weekend.  We've had some ups and downs this week and now the weather is crappy.  The pole building got started, so that was good.  The inspector came and gave the all clear so that was good too....more

Something's Cooking

A few things are cooking around here today.Our pole building is getting started....more