by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 08-Jun Comments(11)

A few clowns short of a circus.

Mad as a monkey on a trike.

A kangaroo loose in the top paddock.

And other euphemisms for being slightly crazy. (I especially like the third one from the bottom: Knitting with only one needle. How apropos!)

I've got another pair of socks knitted up, but there's something a little off about them. Hmmmm....

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 02-Jun Comments(10)

Not too long ago, Purling Pirate counted and figured out how many pairs of socks she could make from her sock stash. Heck, she's even got a counter on her site to keep her honest. (And, oh-my! how it's grown lately!)

At one point, I thought that I had scooped her lead (especially after my haul from MSWF). But no. Not even close, really.

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under blog on 01-Jun Comments(4)

Typically, the fortunes that await me in the mist of Chinese fortune cookies are likely to make me laugh. Out loud. And if they're not humorous on their own, finishing the line with "in bed" is sure to have me cracking up.

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 28-May Comments(7)

First, let me give a big ol' shout out to the Squid and wish him a happy first birthday! There was party and cake and tons of gifties for the big boy. And for a moment, all was right with the world.

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by Matty permanent link to article filed under gadgets on 24-May Comments(6)

So, I haven't put up the next silk screen article yet, mainly out of sloth and laziness. Of course, there has been another pet project that's been taking up most of my free time. I just finished it, and Nanc suggested that I share.

I will warn you that it's not for the faint-of-heart. So, gird your loins, then come on in and get a look at my new Theremin.

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under blog on 23-May Comments(6)

'Member back when I took the motorcycle safety course and passed? Well, since then I've taken the test and got my license. Wo0t!

So this means - watch the roads parking lots, folks! I may be haulin' ass riding in circles near you!

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 22-May Comments(4)

Not only do I have a belated 'Thank you' to offer up, but hidden deep in the dark recesses of my shame is an even more belated (belated-er?) 'Thanks'. And really, it's all getting a little cluttered in my psyche so I'm thanking them all in one fell swoop.

Prepare to be swooped!

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 10-May Comments(9)

And I've got the ball cap to prove it!

Chris, Petra (aka Good Girl Purl), and I went to the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival this past weekend. We had a hoot, many laughs, and lots of wool. Come check it out!

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 09-May Comments(4)

I band-wagoned (this can be used as a verb, yes?) and joined the Dye-O-Rama swap. As part of this and to help my pal figure a good color and scheme for me, I've got a meme for y'all. No, you don't HAVE to read it. No one's forcing you, right?

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by Matty permanent link to article filed under crafts on 07-May Comments(4)

This set of articles has been in the works for a while. I finally put together the graphics so we could publish it. Nanc and I are craft ninjas, and I have always wanted to do screen printing, but I had no idea how to even start.

I knew that it was expensive (truth: not so much) and messy (truth: the mess is manageable).

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 02-May Comments(13)

Phew! I finally got them done, and just in the nick of time. I knit up half the foot, the toe, and sealed it all with a Kitchener stitch late last night!

Please say 'Hello' to my leetle sock friends...

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 28-Apr Comments(4)

Yeah, I was nerdy like this is school, too. I didn't cheat, only took credit for what I did well, and went for the extra credit. So I have no one to blame, but myself for this.

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 27-Apr Comments(7)

It was one of those mixed up days, where the sun didn't know what was going on. It was sunny enough to make you squint, but not enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk. I wanted an omelet, but it just wasn't in the cards.

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 24-Apr Comments(6)

Can you believe it? I know I can't. I actually have one of the SockapalOOOza socks done!

Sure, sure - one sock doesn't make a pair, and my pal would probably not be too happy with a do-it-yourself kit. I understand, but stop raining on my parade, man. Just enjoy the sock that is.

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under blog on 20-Apr Comments(9)

Well, I guess guys can help me out too. Really, anyone with a good recommendation is welcome to throw their opinion into the obligatory pot.

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under blog on 14-Apr Comments(3)

Okay, so its not so much of a clever title. But really, I didn't work at it for very long either.

It's another busy weekend for us. And that's our excuse for not writing much lately. See, we've been discussing our article timing and how to avoid the infrequency beast. And we're making some plans. For reals.

But y'all don't care about all this blah-blah-blah. So I'll get on with it and show you some cute kitties.

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by Matty permanent link to article filed under pez on 12-Apr Comments(3)

When we got back from camping this weekend, PEZ rained down upon me like manna from the heavens. The only key difference are that the PEZ came via the post office and Froggies, and not so much from a giant bearded man in the clouds.

Oh, and there are also pictures of the cats, to tempt you into clicking on the "read more" link below.

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by Nanc permanent link to article filed under knitting on 05-Apr Comments(8)

While Matt was tweaking the formatting and coding the special new photo bar, I was knitting. Not surprising, eh? I completed one pair of socks and started my SockapalOOOza socks.

Come on inside and see what's going on.

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by Matty permanent link to article filed under blog on 02-Apr Comments(1)

We had fun Sunday night. We got dressed up and went downtown to see a man sit behind a table full of equipment and talk about radio. It was great for a number of reasons, which are just beyond the "read more" link...

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by Matty permanent link to article filed under pez on 30-Mar Comments(4)

The main parts of the site design are now in place. There are a few more details here and there, but it should look a little better now. If you are experiencing any difficulties viewing the site, click on my name above and drop me a note.

Oh, and new PEZ --

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