Spooky Dishcloth done!

It's finished! It's still a bit hard to see unless the light is good but I am very happy with it anyway. It is fun for Halloween but it also reminds me of my own little black cat!

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Spooky Dishcloth (3)

Hopefully now you can see the pattern enough to see that it's a black cat! I got a huge amount done over the holiday weekend and now there's only a few rows left to finish it off. I wish it wasn't quite so hard to see but I still really like it.

Holiday spirit?

I did a little knitting tonight, but the thing I really want to share with you is our xmas tree. This is the busiest, most stressful xmas season I've had in as long as I can remember. Between finishing my degree, starting a new job, and moving, there's just not a lot of mental or... Continue Reading →

Scarf progress (5)

The scarf is coming along nicely. If I keep up this pace it might actually get done in time for xmas. Not that I want to part with it. I don't wear shawls, but I do love scarves, and I really like this one. So this was extra funny tonight. In the 30 seconds I... Continue Reading →

Cat with scarf in progress

I almost went to bed without posting tonight. That would have been a crying shame because then you'd have missed out on this adorable kitty. He fell asleep on my lap while I was working on my scarf tonight, and then when I was ready to get up he decided to try keep me there... Continue Reading →

Hat progress (6)

Gratuitous cat photo is the order of the day. He was stretched out on my legs the whole time I was working on this tonight. He didn't even notice my knitting until I tried to get a photo of him with it, then he tried to lick it. I guess it is a good thing... Continue Reading →

Catching up from last week

My trip to DC was a success! I had a fantastic, exhausting time, met lots of amazing people, and even got a little bit of knitting done. In fact I met several other knitters who have had waaay more practice than me. Now I have new knitting goals. I took a few photos from my... Continue Reading →

Day 157: Porg Feet

I finished the porg's feet, so all the individual porg bits are done. I pinned the face and sewed on the upper lip and chin. Sewing is one of the least fun parts of amigurumi but with a little determination I'll be finished this guy tomorrow. The cats sure think porgs might make a delicious... Continue Reading →

Day 130: A Poem

This week's prompt from my writing group was "Oh don't worry about them, they'll never tell." I combined this with another of Seanan McGuire's poetry tutorials to get this very weird poem about a parasite. Toxoplasma when you yearn to break the spell - the doom etched into each cell of your body, you expel... Continue Reading →

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