Monday, January 09, 2006


I haven't really had anything to post lately...well, I have, but I'm lazy ;)
I hope the new year has been good to everyone so far. I had a blast at our

I picked out the sweater pattern for my first sweater! It's from the "the
knitter's handy book of sweater patterns". I chose a seamless yoke pattern
that has a cables around the neckline. It's basically knit in one solid
piece for the body with the sleeves joined, so there are no seams! I'm
excited about it. I spent a good part of last week measuring, calculating
and doing a little victory dance when I found out I do have enough yarn to
make it :) If I have time before bed, I'll post a pic of the pattern with
the yarn...

I've started another scarf for one of my mom's friends, and I have one more
to do after that. Hopefully after that I will be done with the scarves for
mom. I did join a scarf exchange with an online crochet group I belong to as
well. AND I just picked up some yummy tye-dye type yarn for myself, but I
don't think I want to make a scarf with it anymore...I'm sure I'll find a
use for it :) And did I mention I picked up the dredlock bag again? All I
have left is the dreds, but I'm only about 1/4 done with them and I have a
LOT more to do...It will be so cool when I'm done, but I don't think I'll
want to do anymore I-cords for a long time! I plan on turning it into a
camera bag for my new digital, but we'll see how it looks after felting.

And on one last fun-note, a meme from Jen @ piddleloop...

1. What time did you get up this morning? out of bed: 6:50am
2. Diamonds or pearls? pearls
3. What was the last film you saw at the movies? I honestly can't remember
4. What is your favorite TV show? 24
5. What did you have for breakfast? Chicken filled bun
6. What is your middle name? Rose
7. What is your favorite cuisine? my mom's
8. What foods do you dislike? I had a bad tai experience...
9. What is your favorite chip flavor? anything crunchy with cheese
10. What type of car do you drive? '97 honda civic
11. Favorite item of clothing? comfy jeans
12. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go?
Philippines or European Tour
13. What color is your bathroom? white
14. Favorite brand of clothing? ??? i don't own labels i'm poor *DITTO to
15. Where would you like to retire to? I kinda like it here or Colorado
16. Favorite time of the day? evening/after work
17. What was your most memorable birthday? I had a great one last year
18. Where were you born? Woodstock, IL
19. Favorite sport to watch? football!
20. What fabric detergent do you use? ALL free and clear
21. Coke or Pepsi? coke
22. Are you a morning person or a night owl? I prefer night owl, but I work
customer service...
23. What is your shoe size? woman's 10 or 11 depending
24. Do you have any pets? nope
25. What did you want to be when you were little? a vet & hairdresser mainly
26. When is your birthday? August 1st

If you're one who does these things, consider yourself tagged :P



Anonymous jen said...

i bet your sweater will turn out pretty! can't wait to see the progress of it!

January 14, 2006 1:03 PM  
Anonymous jen said...

you still alive!!???

February 04, 2006 10:31 PM  

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