Great American Pastime

We had a pretty quiet weekend around here — at least, not much to write about.  In a word, our weekend was:  Baseball. On Thursday afternoon, we went to see the Nationals beat the Tigers.  (This was a makeup game, after the original got rained out on Tuesday.)  The game was exciting — it all came down to the very last out, with Prince Fielder at the plate.  After, we went to Five Guys for dinner, where I indulged in a burger and...

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Backing Into the Brioche Stitch

A while back, I used to join a group of knitters for a Tuesday night knitting session at a local restaurant.  It was fascinating to see what the other people were creating — they were all far more experienced than I, and I had a great chance to learn.  (Alas, I stopped going because of time constraints…) One of the knitters at one of those gatherings was knitting a gorgeous scarf.  When I questioned her, I learned that it was Nancy...

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Knitting Question — Repairing Moth Damage

Sigh.  I took down my favorite sweater yesterday (it was finally cold enough to wear it!) and I believe it’s been the victim of moth damage.  (It could have been the victim of something-else-that-likes-wool damage, but that doesn’t matter.  Much.) Yeah, I’ll get some cedar blocks.  And check the rest of my sweaters. The hole isn’t huge — it’s about the size of a dime — but it’s right smack in the...

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Not All DARKBEAST, All The Time

Okay, I know that I’ve been pretty Darkbeast-intense here (and, truth be told, I will be for another couple of weeks, through the end of the book’s first month.  Did I mention that it’s now in stock at Amazon, after some very aggravating delays?  No?  Well, it is — go get your copy today!) But what I really wanted to write about was my weekend.  My weekend, which was almost entirely Darkbeast-free.  Well, after Friday...

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Knitting Jewelry

I just bought some knitting jewelry (for me and for a friend). Why?  Because I really liked the way it looks.  Also, because the woman who makes it is in a health care crisis, and she’s working hard to extricate herself. Want to see the jewelry and find out more?  http://editrx.livejournal.com/259783.html Now, I just have to do some more knitting 🙂 Share...

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