Knits

I called it quits on finished a scarf. The pattern is a “drop stitch” scarf that I bought from CT Yarn and Wool. I used Bo Peep’s Sock yarn in a purple. Jackson was kind enough to model:
Strike a Pose
Handsome in Purple
Did you notice? There’s no dropped stitches! I dropped as instructed when binding off, but they did not fall! Oh well. I like it as it is.

I’m late in posting this, but I received my “Wee Sock Swap” this week from Sarah – Thank you so much! I love the blues!
Wee Sock Swap
This time I remembered to include things for scale – my dachshund pepper shaker and a nickel!

Special Delivery

I ordered a gift for my cousin’s fiancee’s bridal shower. It’s a fragile gift, but I was still surprised when the HUGE box arrived on our porch. And of course, it was full of styrofoam peanuts. First thought? Annoyance. Second thought? Great photo op!
Baby in a box
Special Delivery
Jackson in a box

Movie Meme Updated!

Nice Work! 7 out of 10 were correctly identified – don’t you just love movie quotes?
Here are the stumpers –
2. You’re tearing me apart! Rebel without a Cause

8. As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. Goodfellas

10. We grow copious amounts of ganja here, and you’re carrying a wasted girl and a bag of fertilizer. You don’t look like your average horti-fucking-culturalist.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

1. I don’t want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don’t want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don’t want to do that.
Say Anything Correctly id’d by kate! Violet knew this one too!

3. They all have husbands and wives and children and houses and dogs, and, you know, they’ve all made themselves a part of something and they can talk about what they do. What am I gonna say? “I killed the president of Paraguay with a fork. How’ve you been?”
Grosse Pointe Blank Correctly id’d by TheatreKnitter!

4. What’s wrong with the way I talk? What’s the big idea? Am I dumb or something?
Singin’ in the Rain Correctly id’d by Alcariel and Ina!

5. Snookums prefers the rubber Wall Street Journal to the rubber Washington Post.
Muppets Take Manhattan Correctly id’d by TheatreKniter!

6. Leave it to you to use big words when you’re smashed.
10 Things I Hate About You Correctly id’d by Alcariel!

7. Kiki? Kiki-kins? Who’s smoking? I smell smoke. Is someone smoking within a six mile radius of where I’m standing! Stop them Kiki, stop them!
America’s Sweethearts Correctly id’d by Alcariel! Violet knew this one too!

9. You’re not your job. You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You’re not your fucking khakis. You’re the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world
Fight Club Correctly id’d by Amanda

Movie Meme

Saw this on
Couldn’t resist!

The rules:
1. Pick 10 of your favorite movies.
2. Go to IMDb and find a quote from each movie.
3. Post them on your blog for everyone to guess.
4. Strike it out when someone guesses correctly, and put who guessed it and the movie.
5. Looking them up is cheating, please don’t.

1. I don’t want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don’t want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don’t want to do that.

2. You’re tearing me apart!

3. They all have husbands and wives and children and houses and dogs, and, you know, they’ve all made themselves a part of something and they can talk about what they do. What am I gonna say? “I killed the president of Paraguay with a fork. How’ve you been?”

4. What’s wrong with the way I talk? What’s the big idea? Am I dumb or something?

5. Snookums prefers the rubber Wall Street Journal to the rubber Washington Post.

6. Leave it to you to use big words when you’re smashed.

7. Kiki? Kiki-kins? Who’s smoking? I smell smoke. Is someone smoking within a six mile radius of where I’m standing! Stop them Kiki, stop them!

8. As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.

9. not your job. You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You’re not your fucking khakis. You’re the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world

10. We grow copious amounts of ganja here, and you’re carrying a wasted girl and a bag of fertilizer. You don’t look like your average horti-fucking-culturalist.

Spring Knits

I’ve finished some things and made progress on others:
Happy Spring
Jackson modelling IMG_3166
From Itty-Bitty Hats, the Upside-Down Daisy hat. It’s the 0-6 month size, and it fits, but is just a little bit snug. It’s a cute hat though and gets lots of attention when we’re out. A good hat for spring I think. Jackson is still a good model, even if he’s out of practice.

I finished clue #1 last night for the Mystic Light KAL! I’m quite impressed with myself – in the past I have joined KALs but never follow through with them. So far, so good. Four more clues to go.
Mystic Light KAL clue #1
Not the best picture, a little blurry, I didn’t want to use the flash so the color would show better, and I haven’t bothered to pin it out to show the lace / cables. The yarn is “Dream in Color (Smooshy) – Dusky Aurora” grey-blues-purples, very much me.

And I participated in a very quick swap, the “Wee Sock Swap”. I actually made two socks and loved the second one (it has a nicer toe) and popped it into the mail before I remembered about taking a picture! Whoops.
Wee Sock #1
I should have put something next to the sock for scale… the sock is under 3 inches!

While all that is good, I’m bored with my current projects! I think I’ll be taking things off the needles and starting over (bye bye Nutkins!) I really should get going on the baby gifting – need to wind up the yarns. I’m in the endless section of stockinette on Glee, so that’s good tv knitting. I want to swatch (?! want to swatch? amazing!) for the Central Park Hoodie.