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Friday, June 25, 2004

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first came the Mondo Condo next the Mondo Rib…

Why am I laughing so loudly? I have just flipped off the Third Time is a Charm hysteria that ripples my Frog Pond and have made it on TWO!!!

This little charmer has already seen the rewind button once. I finished the WHOLE FRONT and decided I just didn’t like how it fit.

Yes, there’s that word again…

FIT!

Fit me like a pair of gloves. Fit as a fiddle and ready for love.

Oh everything blooms when you show it some LOVE!

And the LOVE in this case was ripping it’s nasty tight knitted — out and redoing it with TAhDAh – #13 needles instead of #11 needles. OOOOhhh, improved drape and texture galore…

Now this leaves me FIT TO BE TIED – why does the company who distributes the yarn print more than one needle size with the gauge info. I NEED THE *BEST USE* SIZE ONLY – can experiment later if I have the time. I knit really average – almost ALWAYS hit the label recommendation.

Of course, I’m grousing because I didn’t – ahem – S-W-A-T-C-H! Even though I’ve never knitted with this fat tape before, I thought, hmmm, I’ll just read the label and fly away! NOT!

So I end up with a 20 by 21 inch swatch FIT FOR A KING but not ready for the – ahem – Queen…


Wednesday, June 23, 2004

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Just in time for a stroll in the park! I found the perfect skirt to go with my Ribby Shell – it is the most voted for Linen Flounce Skirt from BR in a khaki color.

I do not believe I’ve ever had a lovelier fitting skirt! It follows the body down the sides, then FLOUNCES! It flares out like a little lily around my legs and even in the dressing room, I felt a little naughty grin pass my lips…

Just as polished as could be with the Shell and a little pair of s
Sliders – you can’t see the front of the shoes in this pic, but they have little buckles across the top of the shoe and stacked heels.

Add it all up and the Urban Goddess Look is Good to GO!


Tuesday, June 22, 2004

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Sidelined with a too large finished Garment?

Join the Executive Knitter for a Board Meeting and show that sucker who’s the boss!

DOWNSIZING

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