Current Projects
  • Sockapalooza 4 Sock Savior Socks
  • "Springtime in Paris" socks, 6-sox KAL
  • Toe-up socks in Trekking XXL
  • Custom socks for Aidan
  • Victorian Lace Socks, 6-sox KAL
  • Brea Bag, Berroco Free Pattern (ON HOLD)
  • Flower Basket Shawl/Scarf, Fiber Trends (ON HOLD)
  • Broad Street Gloves, Knitty (ON HOLD)
  • Finished 2007
  • Fair Isle Headband
  • "Grow-with-me" Hat, Commission
  • Sparkly Kiss Hat, Commission
  • Children's Cotton Hat from LMKG, Baby Eaton
  • Baby Vine Hat in Rowan Wool Cotton, Commission
  • Tidal Wave Socks, bartered with Molly
  • 2 pair of baby booties, Baby Eaton
  • Monkey Socks, Sockapalooza 4 Pal
  • 5 cotton washcloths, Ann
  • 4 nature-themed face cloths, Mom
  • Baby Bucket Hat, Lil' Max for May
  • Vine Lace Baby Hat, 2 versions, Baby KAH
  • Horcrux Socks, Jacque
  • Lace Anklets, set #2, Mom
  • Herringbone Scarf, Plymouth Housing Group
  • Spiral Scarf, Mail Carrier
  • Baby Booties
  • Baby Socks, set 2 in leftover yarn
  • Baby Socks, Set 1 in wool/cotton blend
  • Garter Rib Socks, Me!
  • Ankle Socks, Mom (attempt #2)
  • Bunny Hat, Lil' Max for April
  • Shamrock Hat, Lil' Max for March
  • Ankle Socks, Me (Frogged!)
  • Lace Anklets, Mom
  • Hat, Bryan
  • Hat, Kevin
  • Antifreeze Helment (Knitty), Colten
  • 3 hats for Charity Knitting
  • Sparkly Kiss Hat, Lil' Max for February
  • Baby Basics Set, Little Girl S-C
  • Cabled Gaiter, Craig
  • Fun Fur Scarf, Mom
  • Odessa Hat, Jane
  • Knitting Links
  • The Anticraft!
  • Knitty
  • MagKnits
  • Yarndex
  • Knotty K
  • Strawberry Hat, Cascade Fixation
  • Watermelon Hat, Cascade Fixation
  • Etty-Spun
  • blue/teal merino
  • "Happy Together" superwash merino, Crown Mountain Farms
  • Monday, June 26, 2006
    Don't Drink the Kool-Aid
    This is the fantastic package my secret pal sent me. A note was enclosed with sentiments of perhaps dyeing the skein of wool with my boys. It took me 5 minutes of pleading to make them understand that the 14 packets of Kool-Aid were NOT to drink. My secret pal was amazed that it was so hard to find the stuff in Manhattan. It's not really surprising to me; having lived in Washington state for most of my life, I've always viewed Manhattan as a more sophisitcated place and figured the children there would drink much more sophisticated things than Kool-Aid. What amazed me the most was the softness of the un-dyed yarn and the fact that she found mango Kool-Aid. I didn't even know there was mango. Thank you SP! Here are 3 of the 4 sets of baby mitts that are going to Baby Max. The green thing at the bottom is a Chibi needle case, just to give you an idea of the size of these things. I have some sagey green Fixation on order, and then I will crank out another pair of little and medium ones.
    It's still roasting hot here. At least this weekend and part of next week we'll be on Orcas Island in the San Juans. Island=water, so at least we'll have some place to cool off.
    posted by Karen @ 8:11 PM  
    • At 11:44 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      mmm Koolaid! Just one packet please :) I was just reading about dying hair with Koolaid! Who knew it could be so multi-purpose :)

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