Month: January 2005

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Monday January 31, 2005

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Completed dull socks for the last day of Sockuary. (Impressionist snap with toy camera.) But wait — tomorrow could also be the first day of Sockuary! These socks may be dull, but they are very nice and cozy as well, and […]

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Sunday January 30, 2005

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Here is the second dull sock at the heel-flap stage. The first dull sock is keeping it company, but you can see the incomplete sock with its heel-flap on a dpn. You work back and forth on half the needles, […]

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Saturday January 29, 2005

This is my new knitting book, and, like most of my knitting books, it doesn’t actually have patterns in it. I noticed this, I think, because The Knitting Curmudgeon (http://www.knittingcurmudgeon.com/) was being curmudgeonly about new knitting books yesterday, and today […]

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Friday January 28, 2005

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#2 son tells me that a lot of kids at his school knit in class, on their pencils. Doesn’t the yarn get dirty? The reason I am musing on things like this is that I got up at 4:30 am […]

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Wednesday January 26, 2005

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Serendipity. After two years of ignoring my family history project, I began receiving communications from people as soon as I took it back up. It has been one week and one day since I got started again, and I have […]

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Wednesday January 26, 2005

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I finally picked up the prints of my Christmas pictures, just in time to show #1 daughter, who — hurrah! — is here to visit. In order to finish up that roll of film, I documented the Great Tidying of […]

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Tuesday January 25, 2005

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It is Tuesday, family history day, so allow me to introduce to you my great-grandparents. This is not the adventuresome great-grandfather of whom I have written before. This man, Armand, was the owner of a shoe factory of some sort. He […]

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Monday January 24, 2005

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Yesterday morning I sang in an anthem at my own church (terrible) and enjoyed a sermon by our associate pastor. I then headed out to the country Presbyterian church, where I sang along with some praise choruses, heard their anthem (also […]

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Sunday January 23, 2005

Now that I have a Stash, I can also have Future Knitting Projects: A tea cozy. I had a nice traditional striped one which I made many years ago and somehow lost. Recently, I saw one with cables on it. Either […]

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Sunday January 23, 2005

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I did get my house cleaned up, with a bit of help from my boys. Good thing, too, because no sooner was I ensconced on my couch with Hopkins (that’s a sweater, for those who do not possess total recall), […]