Category Archives: Quirky Knitter

Yarn Acquired

Observation: It’s really difficult to suck in a sufficient amount of yarn fumes to cure your lack of mojo when you’re wearing a damn mask. I went to my LYS with the intention to buy myself one skein of yarn … Continue reading

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Sparkin’ The Mojo

I’ve been trying to reignite my mojo. I have a list of steps I go through when I feel my mojo wane. The first thing is to ignore my current projects but keep them close. Sometimes having them nearby is … Continue reading

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This Just In

May You Live In Interesting Times A third Monolith has appeared in California. I was so surprised when H sent me a link to the article. We are both enjoying this global free entertainment. 2020 continues to bring the unexpected. … Continue reading

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Well That Explains It

I’ve been wandering aimlessly through my days lately. I’m putting things off and getting nothing done. Really. Nothing. I’m not knitting. I’m blogging blah at the end of the day. Suddenly it dawned on me: My mojo is mo-gone*. I’ve … Continue reading

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Another Day Of Weird

I’m beginning to think that 2020 is trying to squeeze in as much weird as possible before 2021 starts. My day started with the new furnace, the one I was told is very reliable, repeatedly trying to turn on, bang … Continue reading

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*Climbing Out Of The Rabbit Hole*

Hello. Yes. I’ve gotten lost of late. There has been a wee bit of knitting, lots of Thanksgiving leftovers (apple pie for breakfast should be a law), some Pokemon Go and a few conspiracy theory rabbit holes. I love a … Continue reading

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Knitting Insurance (or why I’m likely starting a project that will fail)

With Vary The Gate finished and blocking and One & Done waiting for a photo shoot I gave myself permission to cast on a new project. I know the baby blanket still needs to be finished. I will get back … Continue reading

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A Brief Dissertation On How I Decide On A Pattern

The chicken has nothing to do with the topic. It’s just as confused as I am. I spent some time yesterday afternoon poking around on Ravelry. I started with this general idea of using stash yarn (there is enough sweater … Continue reading

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Not A Design Element : A Craft Quiz

I wish Myles had thumbs. As you can see he was helping me out while I was taking the photo. He gave those yarn tails a sniff and walked away. Smart boy. I’ll tackle them later today and get the … Continue reading

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Not Yet

I had hoped to get the last little bit of the cowl knit between last night and today but that didn’t happen. I did get some done though so I shouldn’t be too hard on myself. The biggest hurdle with … Continue reading

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