Category Archives: knitting

Afghan update

So, the last time I mentioned my Forever and Ever Afghan, it was October, and I’d finished 3 squares.  I have been chugging along mightily since then, mostly since after Christmas.  I won’t give a blow by blow of when … Continue reading

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For a Skitl

The things I will do for a sktil.  Not a skittle (yummy sugary candy), but a skitl – the name my brother and sister-in-law are using for their baby.  I bought some yarn for it (we know the baby is … Continue reading

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Another Pretty Shawl

My huge knitting projects for the year are complete.  I finished the second wedding shawl on Wednesday night (at 11:58pm or something).  It’s beautiful.  It’s HUGE.  It is DONE. Here it is sitting on our standard 3 person couch: You … Continue reading

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It’s been too long

So, yes, I’ve been quite remiss in writing here, but life happens.  I’ve been half decent at getting in my runs, with 77km since the last time I wrote about running.  That includes 2 races: Harry’s Spring Run Off (8km) … Continue reading

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Book 4, knitting and more!

So, this post is a huge mash up of the last few days. I’ve done a little bit of everything, and so it’s going to be all over the place. On Friday, I ended up walking around on campus a … Continue reading

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Sushi, socks, and stairs

So, our group of friends gets together about once a month for “Sushi Tuesday”.  This week it was held today, on a Friday, cause it was the best that we could do.  We usually rotate through about 3 or 4 … Continue reading

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General update 1

All has been quiet here in the past week. Although it could mean that I haven’t done anything toward my reading/running/knitting goals, that is not the case.  Well, it is the case for running, but more on that shortly. It … Continue reading

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Blocking Gabes’ Shawl

So although I haven’t said anything about it, I have been knitting. Mostly on a pair of socks, that I have had to re-start twice. I ended up having to go down to a 2.75mm needle, which fixed the problem … Continue reading

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Let’s try this again…

For Christmas, my wonderful husband got me Toe-up 2-at-a-time Socks. I cast on my practice pair that day. Since my almost 3-year-old nephew was visiting (with his parents, of course), I figured that they would be perfect for him, especially … Continue reading

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A solution for a cold throat

So I cast on a little Calorimetry after my run on Sunday. I made it a little smaller than recommended, but it feels perfect on me. I also didn’t really want to find a button, so I did a bobble … Continue reading

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