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January 2010



Archive for January, 2010

The Hat That Was Saved…

Here’s another episode in the Saga of Monkey Kitty and the Knitting.  It probably says something that I reached for the camera before saving the hat.  The same behavior (and the laughing) probably also taught him that his behavior was okay.  Whoops. It started with him stealing one of my skiing hats out of the […]

Monkey Kitty Gets Thwarted!

I think I may have mentioned before that Monkey Kitty is a bit…er…obsessed with yarn and all things made with it.  He’s been known to steal balls of yarn, socks, and even an occasional full sweater (although he usually doesn’t get very far with those).  This week has been a pretty good one for catching […]

The Auto Heel

I have a confession to make – I’ve only ever done one kind of sock heel.  Ever.  For my first sock, I found a book, picked a heel, and never looked back.  Dozens of socks later, I’m still doing the same thing.  I’ve even been known to scoff at other kinds of heels – I’ve […]

The Baby Booties of DOOM

This weekend, the Blanket Thief and I were invited to a baby shower (well, technically, we were invited several weeks ago, but the actual event happened this weekend).  And last week, I saw some Magic Slippers that my friend Hot Pink Mama had created, and…well…I have plenty of leftover sock yarn by this point.  Most […]

My Mormor is a Special Lady

For those of you who don’t speak Danish/Norwegian, “Mormor” directly translates to “mother’s mother”, but is more likely translated to “Grandma”.  Since my Mormor lives in Denmark, and we already called my dad’s mom “Grandma”, it made sense not to translate that and stick with “Mormor” for her. Plus, it was really fun to confuse […]