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When you take a pea (green mobius) think of me

For my friend Tia for her birthday. Modeled beautifully as a shawl by Nicci of Close Knit Yarn Store on Alberta in Portland, OR.

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thank god for this muffler

It makes a fabulous "aroma filter" when the homeless guy decides to sit at the table next to mine at the wi-fi cafe. I probably look like I'm trying to avoid swine flu.

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Wanted: Fabulous kilt hose pattern

I don't want to reinvent the wheel... I just want a basic wonderful above the calf kilt hose pattern.

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the wave scarf and hat

Picture taken at Knit/Purl knit night, just having finished the scarf before I arrived. 58 st on us9's. Rib6 cable with a 20 st repeat, one k1p1 rib selvedge and between cables...

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Photos or it didn't happen.

Jared Flood, aka Brooklyn Tweed brought his attractive self and siblings to Yarn Garden in Portland for a book signing. I didn't want the book...(It's mostly women's stuff, and I don't need it).

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handy with a sewing machine.

Question directed to those who are really good with sewing machines and sergers.

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Veterans' Day

Today, in honour of Veterans' Day, I stayed inside and worked on a design for one of those snazzy envelope hats that you see them wear in pictures.

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QOTD (Question of the day)

I'm digging myself out of things that "need to be done". (Don't ask).

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Knitting through the curtain of death

Ok, that might be an overly dramatic title.

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Thank you

Thank you to everyone who expressed concern. I'm doing fine...I miss my big guy, but I still have my mare, and she's enjoying all the excess affection and neediness.

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