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Queer's Eye for the Knit Fly

I finished my pair of boxers for the MWK boxers KAL, at last! You can view them at the following link; I apologize, but I was having issues with uploading photos on here:

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Colorado and Wyoming trip

I have a family reunion on Knit In Public Day (June 19) in Loveland, CO, and will be staying around Greeley and Cheyenne in the surrounding days.

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A bit of LOTR knitting

While I have left my Evenstar shawl sitting in a corner unfinished during the last month or two, I did manage to finish a related handsome bit of lace named after a handsome bit of elf.

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No complaining here

I didn't make it to MSKR this year, and while I could feel really sad, I found it hard to feel too bad. I finally got to meet Stephen West when he came to Philadelphia this past weekend.

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Another Maryland Sheep and Wool Report

Disclaimer: I went to Maryland Sheep and Wool this weekend, and it was hot enough that I bought an all-day mug of root beer. I figured it called for a lousy ‘beer’ song, written Sunday morning.

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Smooching yamas and other goodies

I just got back from a delightful vay-cay in the Albany area with the talented and gracious Aaron, a.k.a. AMBush.

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Maryland S&W approaches...

Well, my money's in, and I'm scheduled to take the bus to Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival again. Is anyone planning to go?

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Heads up! The Irish Are Coming!

While spending several hours shopping for the perfect yarn inspiration for a pair of underwears--plural just sounds better...thanks, Joe Jr.-- the town was overrun by an early St. Patty's Day parade.

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Boxers, here we go! (warning: not the most delicate of posts)

The KAL pattern finally arrived just in time for me to realize I probably didn't have to buy that second skein. That's alright, who cares that it's in a colorway I normally would avoid?

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Shawl Collars and Sweater Vests

So, here it is: my cabled sweater vest. All done, and quickly being broken in with wearing.

you can read more about it on my blog:

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