Erasing existence ….

Our condo is going up for sale. In fact, the realtor is taking photos right now downstairs. The worst thing is making the house look like no one really lives here. Dust bunnies gone. Dust gone. Desks cleared. Pillows fluffed. Now that all sounds really easy to live with right? What it really means is…

Fini!

Brooks Cable Scarf9.5 inches by 102 inches900 yards fingering weight llamaSize 5 circular needle Time spent – approximately 41 hours before blocking (over 4 weeks), 1 hour blocking. The scarf for Dr Brooks is finally complete. The doctor is a tall man, well over six feet, and needs a long scarf. Me? I’m short, really…

How local is local?

Knitters talk about their LYS (local yarn shop) and foodies talk about eating local (food from farmers markets and grown locally (although I hope you don’t include Local Table, but do include Elote if you’re visiting Tulsa restaurants)). But how close in miles must it be to be considered local? Yesterday I drove from Tulsa…

I think I have knitting ADD

The commissioned knitted scarf I’ve been working on is more than halfway finished now. Since all other knitting has taken a back seat while I’m cranking out this project I’m getting restless. I want to work on my AspenGlo, my Ozark Autumn, my Fiore de Melananza. I can’t even think about my half finished big…

Part of our history talking about our future

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The good/bad old days

Now I know we all have the horrid pictures of what we actually looked like back in the day as my daughter would say. But have you done this to yourself yet? I graduated in 1977 but this 1974 creation is pretty dang close to what I looked like at some point in high school.…

Big Thick Meaty

Well, maybe this should be titled Big Thick Wooly. Yep, that fits. I’ve been knitting endless lace for months now. So with a little dip in the temps I cast on the Aspenglo scarf. While in Memphis I bought two skeins of a nice butternut squash natural henna dyed wool. I combined it with the…

A Swingin' Little Tune

Here’s a really fun little ditty that my friend Pam emailed me. Now let’s all sing along!![youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJW67YfLWgs&hl=en&fs=1] var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview();