Showing posts from June, 2011

Episode 25: Alien Thumbs

YarnGasm: Episode 25 - Alien Thumbs
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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

The Woolen Rabbit Yarn

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

Neep Heid Blocking

Wedding Photos!

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...

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 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…