What did the hat say to the tie?“You hang around here…I’ll go on a head.” Last week, my knitting dilemma was to add a pom pom to Lettuce Oscar. My original plan was for a pom pom on my slouchy hat. Well, the slouchy hat decided it wanted to be a beanie so it's going…Read more To Pom Pom or Not to Pom Pom?
Some socks are loners. They can't live in pairs. ~ Wendy Cope It's Thursday. That means it's time for a new conspiracy. The day job is keeping me pretty busy. I have been unsuccessful in my last few attempts to listen to my Conspiracy Theories podcast. Their voices are so soothing. It lulls me to…Read more Conspiracy Thursday: Soulmates
Illuminati: The puppet masters to all that is wrong with the world. This week, we're back to Parcast for no TV Thursday. I've talked about the Illuminati before. I felt this conspiracy was worth another look. After all, the Illuminati are the Godfather of all conspiracies. The first episode deals mostly with the historical facts…Read more Conspiracy Thursday: Illuminati
If you're going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill I was hoping today's blog post would be about out time this weekend on Lummi Island. Sadly, the past two days I've worked an unreasonable amount of hours at the day job. Unfortunately, I'm not sure when my workload will ease up. This equates to…Read more Midweek Check In
The only difference between an experienced knitter and new knitter is that the experienced knitter makes bigger mistakes faster. Be bold; there are no terrible consequences in knitting. ~ Stephanie Pearl-McPhee It's the end of the month. Normally, I would post a photo of all the projects I've finished this month. Can you guess how…Read more TDS: Stage Three
Fun socks make happy feet. Stage two of TDS ends today. It was a lovely cable pattern. I made numerous sock purchases when I was on my wild west yarn tour in May. Remember these: A Fist Full of Yarn, For a Few Skeins More, The Sock, The Shawl and The Hat? Currently, there are…Read more TDS: Stage Two
Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off. ~ FDR Earlier in June, I mentioned Tour-de-Sock (TDS). The international sock knitting competition inspired by Tour-de-France. Stage one finished Wednesday morning. There are…Read more Tour de Sock: Stage One