Showing posts from December, 2010

Last Post For 2010

The year sure seemed to fly by!
Knitting-wise, the second half was more productive. Having laser eye surgery in January last year was a challenge at first but has wound up being such a blessing, for so much more than just fibre arts too!
I've broken my sock club moratorium - seriously, how many sock clubs can one woman belong to anyway? For 2011, I've signed up for Sweet Georgia's club, Wool Girl's "Victorian Writers Club" and I think will also join in on one more. Three seems manageable. Ha! ETA: Yup, couldn't resist Cookie A's Sock Club
Working on my last project for the year today. "Ruby Red", a cardigan pattern from Am just working some single crochet round the edges, hoping it'll help with the rolling factor along the front edges. I may even finish this puppy before New Year's if all goes well. I had considered an i-cord edging for this - started it even. I haven't used this technique in decades but now I'm l…

And Here's The More...

Ha! That one made me laugh :). 'Tis the season for jokes circulating at work... I do have more FO's and (drumroll please) will actually have completed a pair of socks by year's end.
I KNOW... How does a designer of primarily socks only manage one pair in a calendar year? Things have been busy and interesting. That's my story and I'm sticking to it!
Here's a little Yarn Pr0n for you. I've shown admirable restraint this year but have joined "The Victorian Writers" club as well as the Crown Mountain Farms Sock Hop club for 2011.
Cherry pickin' from now on lest my friends and family stage an intervention!

Yarn Pr0n 2010
Musically, we continue on with the Open Mics, always fun. Recently saw Ozzy Ozbourne for the first time with my Bestest Friend Frankie. This is us at our mini pre-show:

So, all this music stuff (and I finally have the time to get back into it!) lead me on a quest to find some of my old favourite tunes. I have some pretty obscure an…

Fetching Finished

Fetching Finished
Originally uploaded by Karin's Knitting More to come... :)