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{ Monthly Archives } December 2008

Gust of thingo

I can feel it coming: a gust of make-everything-perfect.  I want to reset my knitting buttons: frog those that have lingered too long; finish those that deserve to be finished; correct the errors that are cluttering my needles. I’m sure I’m not the only one who loses momentum the moment they realise there’s a mistake […]

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Who knows?

So the other day I cast on Corona, an awesomely cool hoodie that I’m sure is going to make me the coolest kid in the playground.  (The link is for the archives for that month on Canary Knits’ blog — you need to scroll down about a third of the way to see the awesome […]

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Probably the tooth fairy

I couldn’t say for certain where these babies came from.  I’m not sure how it happened.  One second I was trawling patterns, wishing that I had a set of DPNs between 3.25mm and 4.5mm (theoretically, I’ve got a set of 4mm somewhere, but I’m not sure what they’re doing at the moment), and the next […]

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How on Earth did that happen?

You’re not going to believe this. So, I finished my Christmas shopping the other day, which was a tremendous relief, and I realised that there was one beloved lady left out.  My Nan, who has had a pretty rough year, and with whom I am very close.  I had not decided what to buy her.  […]

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Anxiety socks II: electric boogaloo

I wrote a little while ago about the start of my Anxiety socks, and now I’ve finally completed them.  Huzzahs are in order!  I finished the first one in a fit of unhappiness and anxiety, in a situation where there was a lot of driving in the car, a lot of waiting around, and a […]

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Back in the saddle

It’s been a rough month, and it’s only the 14th.  Now I know December is rarely the easiest of months for anybody (except for people still young enough to wear pyjamas with feet), what with Christmas shopping, winding up work for the year, school plays a-go-go, exams, graduations, work Christmas parties, the horror of extended […]

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Hiatus

I’m afraid the blog is on hold at the moment while I deal with a small crisis in my little world.  Hope to be back soon.

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