Archive for August, 2011

August 31, 2011

You know what a lot is, don’t you?

Yeah, it’s-a too much. (Name that movie, anyone?)

So, would 609 be a lot of stitches to cast on for the bottom edge of a shawl, in fingering weight yarn? In thirteen rows it would be down to . . . 249, I think.

August 25, 2011


I feel like I should read some knitting ‘blogs. I should probably say “more knitting ‘blogs,” but I already said this on my LJ, and that’s how I phrased it there.

What do you read?

August 25, 2011

This is the Fashion Police. Step away from the clothing rack with your hands up.

I really, really . . . really, really hate the trend of wearing a cardigan that doesn’t look like it was designed to be belted, with a belt that doesn’t go with it.

stupidly belted cardigans

I hate this trend!

Seriously, people. Just because the First Lady has spotty fashion sense doesn’t mean the rest of us have to cover for her. She’s not the Queen.

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August 18, 2011


This year has been the most difficult in a series of difficult years for me. I’m sure a lot of it comes of being fired last November. The company I worked for merged with a larger company. We were all told at the time that no one would lose their job because of this, but I, at least, knew this was an untruth. I just didn’t know I was one of those who would get the axe.

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