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December 22, 2005

A screeching halt...

My Christmas knitting that is. Why you ask? Have a look

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I LOVE this pattern! I may be knitting a little too tight on my middle skull section. But I don't care. It is my first time and it is for ME. This is brilliant! Not just the colors. But the whole thing!

I got an early Christmas present yesterday from a former secret pal. I think it was Secret Pal 4. Are they up to 7 now? Anyway this came to me to my office:

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What is it? Well it is a tube of roving to spin these:

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Isn't that freakin cool?????? Look, I took some out:

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Where did it come from you ask? None other than the lovely and talented Audrey. I really haven't had the heart to tell her that Secret Pal 4 has been over with for like 6 months! Hee hee......

No, really. Audrey and I have become friends. She is the BEST. Thanks Audrey!

Posted by beth at December 22, 2005 11:53 AM


that hat rocks! brilliant indeed...

and what an awesome gift!! lucky you ;)

Posted by: may at December 22, 2005 01:36 PM

Wow that's an awesome idea, the roving in a tube. What fun.

Posted by: Rebekah at December 22, 2005 02:29 PM

the hat is coming along nicely.....very kool

Posted by: lemon at December 22, 2005 02:41 PM

love the gift! so cool to spin your own yarn to make your own socks!

good work on the hat - keep it up!

Posted by: kris at December 22, 2005 03:05 PM

I just picked up the yarn to start my skull and crossbones hat. Tips? Words of wisdom?

Posted by: mac at December 22, 2005 03:06 PM

I want to do that skully hat too! Great job.

Posted by: Scout at December 22, 2005 05:15 PM

Your hat is looking excellent. Way to go on your first time knitting fair isle!

Posted by: Erin at December 23, 2005 09:36 AM

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