Month: September 2004

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Thursday September 30, 2004

Reading about quilting online is different from reading about knitting. That Dorky Homemade Look suggests that it is because every book on hand quilting eventually tells you how to get bloodstains out of your quilt, but I think it is […]

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Wednesday September 29, 2004

As I googled quilt binding, hoping for inspiration or even something interesting to read while I finish basting, I found a quilt pattern very like the anniversary quilt, with the name “Twisted Frenzy.” Obviously, nothing to do with a wedding […]

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Wednesday September 29, 2004

I woke up at 4:00 am worrying. In spite of humming “When you’re worried, and you can’t sleep/ Just count your blessings instead of sheep…” I could not get back to sleep. Sad to say, 4:00 am is pretty close […]

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Tuesday September 28, 2004

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As I roamed the knitting blogs today, I found a lot of comments on comments. I even found blogs referencing blogs commenting on comments, a sort of meta-level of commenting. First, Mayflower (http://www.xanga.com/home.aspx?user=mayflwr ) kindly linked to Mr. Joe’s rules […]

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Tuesday September 28, 2004

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 The LJ knitting community was debating whether it was worth going out to Hobby Lobby for this week’s Lion Brand sale. I offer as exhibit A this Wool-ease sock, washed and worn numerous times with no special effort, and still […]

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Monday September 27, 2004

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Dweezy (http://www.xanga.com/home.aspx?user=dweezy ) asked about the front of the quilt I spent the weekend working on. The front? You want to see the front? Here are a couple of  close-ups of parts of the quilt.             […]

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Sunday September 26, 2004

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The Water Jar (http://www.xanga.com/home.aspx?user=TheWaterJar ) recently posted something rather like an apology for not having a sufficiently exciting life. I think I have done the same, and I see a lot of blogs doing that — if not an outright […]

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Saturday September 25, 2004

I’ve decided that it was ungracious of me to refuse to post the DNA scarf’s picture merely because it looks the same as last time. This bothered me all the more since I intend to spend the weekend a) resting enough […]

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Cocktail Time

“He was knitting a sock. He knitted a good deal, he would tell you if you asked him, to keep himself from smoking, adding that he also smoked a good deal to keep himself from knitting.” — Cocktail Time   […]