Fri, 3 February 2012
Tips for long lasting knits
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Karin says that Bertie the Bat is back!
I’m still on the watch for the snowy owl. Thanks to everyone who has sent me information. There was a clip on the NBC evening news onWed Feb 1.
I’ve been proactive about my sock knitting lately.
Tips from Clara Parkes in Vogue:
First thread is sticky. Do this one thing for your wrist pain.
Joshua Tucker specializes in the elimination of carpal tunnel pain and symptoms.
The Blethering Room
Piper’s Journey KAL
We will start as soon as the pattern is released by Quince& Co. I hope this will be in the next week!
In the Pipeline
Designed a cowl in 2 yarn weights and going for a 3rd. I enjoy wearing it.
On the Home Stretch on Ten Stitch Twist by Frankie Brown.
Spectra by Stephen West with 2 Knit Lit Chicks Podcast.
I bought bulky yarn to make Lee Bernstein’s OhSo Hat
Downtown Abbey! Now has its own thread on our Knitting Pipeline Ravelry Group
My Life So Far Filmed on location in Scotland (Argyll), kilts, kilt hose, Scottish Country Dancing, pipe music, a knitted shawl, Fair Isle Vests, and Colin Firth!
The Paris Wife by Paula McClain
Zombies Don’t Cry: Book One in a Living Dead Love Story. By Rusty Fischer Yes, my first zombie teen fiction.
The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within. William C. Bryant
I didn't have time to get music on the show this week. I am looking for snowy owls!
Haste ye back!