The SOPA/PIPA protests yesterday really made a difference. According to Fight For the Future, “Approaching Monday’s crucial Senate vote there are now 35 Senators publicly opposing PIPA. Last week there were 5. And it just takes just 41 solid “no” votes to permanently stall PIPA (and SOPA) in the Senate.”
SOPA is a great . . . → Read More: And We’re Back
I’m grateful for our unseasonably warm winter. There was one year when, by this time, I had been trapped at home by the snow for over two weeks, and without power for several days. That was a terrible winter.
This year I stocked up on food and supplies and even bought some of those . . . → Read More: Another Gloomy Day
Finally, after all this time, I bought AAA batteries. I happened to call my father while I was driving to the grocery store, and he reminded me to buy them at the end of the call.
Turns out you can be almost 40 years old, and your dad will still have to remind . . . → Read More: Wonders Never Cease
I started the Koolhaas project because I had two skeins of Reynolds Whiskey that I wanted to use. Several people on Ravelry had knit Koolhaas with two strands of Whiskey held together. I was surprised at how much yarn was left over.
How much? I don’t know. I still haven’t bought a fresh pair . . . → Read More: How Much Yarn?
Before I forget, last Friday I managed to successfully capture 11:11:11 11/11/11!
I finished knitting the orange Koolhaas hat this weekend. There are several things I would change next time.
I would do the initial ribbing as twisted rib (ktbl). I would probably use the larger needle size on the ribbing, to compensate for . . . → Read More: Koolhaas Cap Complete