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Chic Knits at TNNA Columbus Market June 12 – 14 2010


Chic Knits will be presenting its Portfolio Trunk with all the fresh samples of our garments!

TNNA Fall 2010 Market
Start Time: Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 10:00am
End Time: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 3:00pm
Location: Booth 151/153 Greater Columbus Convention Center
Street: 400 North High Street
City/Town: Columbus, OH

Fresh Sweaters & Accessories for Fall 2010

If your favorite LYS is going, invite them for a l@@K :)

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The Adventure Begins Tuesday June 8, 2010

All good trips start with a first step and this project was just beggin’ for this:


I put three cones of cotton in a low box and got barefoot with it.

You can see my winder is attached to a little wooden step-stool. This gives it a happy home with the right height for moi to park in front of visual entertainment and wail.

I made a big, triple-strand cake:


I apologize but it was just so pretty, I had to “pose” it in a Yarn Cake Portrait for the ages before I cast on my Absorba.

But how big was it?


Here it sits on the M-D book and you can see it takes up almost the whole 8.5×11″ page. Aiee! That’s a big cake ;p

What’s supposed to come next here are my first logs (I got to 2.5). But I did not like my gauge. I started out with a size 15 needle, ripped, then went down to a size 13 and ripped again.

It was just a little too loose — this yarn is thinner than what the pattern calls for and needs a little TLC to get going.

Now I am a woman on the verge of a cast on with the proper size needles. Powerful.

But will my Absorba be absorbA?

Monday Morning Mirth June 7, 2010

  Monday Morning Mirth  


This lovely shade of ashy plum seemed just
the thing for my summertime toes. But when I saw this:


I was a goner! What are color are your tootsies styling this season?

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