Otherwise known as oops, I did it again. What you may ask? Well, I've got a little bit of a radar for patterns and I was getting a little bit worried as October progressed because after October, November follows (naturally) and I haven't really got such a good track record when it comes to Novembers.... Continue Reading →

Patterns and Disturbing Trends

Today's date is pretty cool.  10/11/12.  Maybe you've already had that date if you're in America, I'm not quite sure, where numbers start getting meaningful is where they also start getting too complicated for me.  I guess it would have been even cooler if I could have pressed publish at 08:09 or something but that... Continue Reading →

Revising Expectations

I was talking the other day about how I really need to read patterns through thoroughly before embarking on them and I guess that's really a metaphor for life.  It said there on the very first page on my pattern that it would be about 48 cm but I'd somehow decided that it was going... Continue Reading →

WIP: It’s Getting Bigger!

Do you see that? That line of gobbledygook that says 'beg with a p row, stocking-st 21 rows'. Basically, that means I need to knit another 21 rows.  Another 21 rows! Yes, I've managed to notice another little instruction. I think that what I'm learning is that I need to a) pay attention, b) read... Continue Reading →

Liking Today’s Date

Today's date is 09/10/11.  Small things please.

Murphy’s Law #3

The silent treatment. You know when you're working your way through flatpack instructions, a recipe, a knitting pattern or whatever and you get to a really complicated part, what happens?  It goes quiet.  However florid the steps might have been previously, as soon as it gets really nice and complicated, there's a complete silence.  Nothing. ... Continue Reading →

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