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Episode 25: Alien Thumbs

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YarnGasm: Episode 25 - Alien Thumbs
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WHAT'S STITCHING

I brought along 2 projects to work on, while on my honeymoon:
Hanging Garden Stole by Sivia Harding
Rose Lace Stole by Susanna IC

Mmontzka sent me a big box full of Knit Picks' Palette, which inspired me to cast on:
Lotus Leaf Mittens by Elli Stubenrauch
Neep Heid Tam by Kate Davies

REVIEW
The Woolen Rabbit Yarn


#STASHBUSTARMY
Breezy Cardigan by Hannah FettigCladonia Shawl by Kirsten KapurNeep Heid by Kate Davies

Neep Heid Blocking

Wedding Photos!

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Podcast 25 recorded! Am currently in the process of editing, but in the meantime, please enjoy some wedding photos! Clicky Here!

I'm Not Jewish But...

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As if life couldn't get anymore exciting-- this past week, on the 1st day of Summer, (June 21st, 2011) I became an Aunt... again! Dennis' brother's wife had a baby boy! Yay!

While Dennis' family is Jewish, I am not. However I was honored when his brother asked me to whip up a yarmulke for his son's upcoming Bris... since I have, and I quote "Mad knitting skillz."

I was so excited, I scoured Ravelry and the internet for a decent yarmulke pattern and found this great free crochet pattern from Purlbee.com. It wasso quick and simple to make, I feel like making 10 more! The kid will be set for every Jewish occasion! hehe

I was worried I didn't have the correct crochet hook size, but I stumbled on this huge tube of knitting needles and crochet hooks at a flea market in Poughkeepsie for just $5!!! I dumped it out and sure enough, there was a size D crochet hook in there. W00t! I also used the ArtYarns UltraMerino4 sock yarn that I purchased from La Casita a few…