Saturday, December 31, 2005

Here's the link to the aforementioned penguin wear...

I don't think I will ever claim I have "seen it all" in knitting. Here's a fine example. Yup. Penguins wearing sweaters. I kid you knot.

Thursday, December 22, 2005

The Fourth of July kerchief. I love this thing. Loud as my Posted by Picasa

Sunday, December 18, 2005

I finally found a clip that demonstrates what it's like for me to try and write a pattern for which I refused (for some stupid reason) to take NOTES for...

Thursday, December 15, 2005

For Sale: One adorable toddler. 22 months and counting. Likes cookies, Teletubbies, Peter Rabbit videos (Tailor of Glouster a real fav), Backyardigans, green beans, and the potty.

Warning: Will not stay off computer. Not advised for knitters. Likes to eat fossilized Fruit Loops. Out of the toliet. Tried to flush jeans last week. Did not work.

Please email for exchange details, no refunds.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

Just an aside... if, one cold winter day, you have the urge to toast marshmallows with your nine-year-old in the fireplace, and you futher decide to use an old crooked metal knitting needle that would otherwise go to waste, do not--I repeat--do not, under any circumstances, try to scrape off the gooey part left on the needle with your teeth until the needle has cooled.

This public service announcement brought to you by your local knitting savant.

Monday, December 05, 2005

It's happened. I'd be posting patterns now, but I've been Sudokuized.

And here's something curious--I haven't seen the cheat sheat I made myself... So here it is for you--eight-one squares with 1-9 listed. I mark off the number I know that the answer cannot be, and write in the answer with a Sharpie, so I will see it clearly.

Use it to your advantage.

Sunday, December 04, 2005

Here is a recipe for anyone interested... it's really great, and works real well with Hershey's Butterscotch chips.

1 cup powdered nondairy coffee creamer
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1/4 cup mint chocolate chips
1/2 cup miniature marshmallows

  1. Combine all ingredients; store in an airtight container.

Makes 2 1/3 cups mix.

Add 2/3 cup boiling water to 1/3 cup Hot Cocoa Mix. Makes 1 cup serving.

Gift Tip: Package mix in a plastic bag and give in a holiday mug with gift recipe card attached.