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Friday, January 16, 2009

This little number is now big enough to be considered a Lap Blanket! Given the fact that it is now -17 degrees these days, I need all the help I can get! NOTHING keeps you warm like down and wool and by gum, if I have to resort to putting on the down vest inside today, WHY NOT?! ;p

I also have a glider chair in my living room and it works up a little more heat to knit and glide. Its footstool also glides at the same time so I’m just incredibly happy knitting away on my latest Stockinette as Tranq sweater.

The little lace pattern along the front edges is delighting me as well; the color breaks are all over the place but the overall effect is working en masse. I’ve switched up to another varieagated colorway for the body of the piece and it’s going to be a seriously fun look once the bands and finishing is done…

WHY SO SERIOUS!? Well, once again I fiddled with the layout on ye olde blog here. The past one appeared too crowded to me looking with 2009 eyes. I like to see the pictures and they were not surrounded by enough white space to relax and enjoy the show.

So IF this blog looks wonky on your browser, hit the REFRESH button and reload the page completely. On IE, I had to flush my cache as well, being the tenacious little brat that it is. Usually, I work and surf on Firefox on a Mac but also have IE on my laptop and work computer. (BTW, IMHO, the higher resolution available for your screen viewing also enhances the look, but I hate to post that right on the site.)

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