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Stoichiometry

Stoichiometry is the part of chemistry that involves calculating the numerical relationships between various things in a reaction.  When I was studying chemistry, it was always my favorite part, because it felt a little bit like alchemy – if you could find a chain of relationships between any two things, you could convert that thing […]

How Many Square Inches Per Oz?

So it’s about time to get yarn for my friend’s wedding blanket (heretofore referred to as Wedding Blanket II), and I’ve already scheduled some tentative time to go to the yarn store with the bride-to-be and pick out the colors she likes.  However, before we do that, I need to figure out how much yarn […]

I Have The Best Friends

I finally got a chance to catch up with a couple of my very best friends and exchange Xmas gifts with them.  I think I got the better part of that exchange, because I walked away with this: “What is it?” I can hear you asking, in awed and shushed tones.  That, my friends, is […]

Winter Knitting Porn

So I’ve been working on the pattern for the Garden Party Socks, and I’m at the point that I need to add some pictures of the finished product.  I’ve got a theory that the most famous knitters are currently the ones who produce the best knitting porn.  And I want to be one of the […]

Xmas Knitting Haul

This holiday season, I had not one, not two, not even three, but four family Christmas celebrations to go to.  Luckily, they were spread out over the course of a week – I’m not sure how I would have survived otherwise. Also luckily, the people in my family know what I like: yarn and knitting […]