Monthly Archives: July 2010

Great-Grandpa’s Buttons

My great-grandpa Socrat owned a dry-cleaning business starting in the late 1920s┬áhere in Los Angeles. He also did alterations during that time. Grandpa Socrat passed when I was in Kindergarten so I didn’t know him well, but I hear he … Continue reading

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Sweater Power

In April, I went to Stitches South (yarn Mecca for me!) and was on a mission to do things: spend lots of money on yarn goodness and find the perfect yarn to make my mother a sweater. My mom doesn’t … Continue reading

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Warm Fuzzies

My dear friend Amber is going to be moving to San Francisco at the end of the month, B and I will surely miss her. Amber is full of awesomesauce because she saved our eldest child (cat) Sassy La Rue … Continue reading

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Top Secret

We’re still here knitting away. Really, we are knitting. And I finished up my top secret project but I can’t reveal it here until the recipient receives it via UPS. Thankfully, the knitting fairy did show up and assist me … Continue reading

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8 1/2 Weeks

I have now been knitting for eight and a half weeks. I told you I was new to it! In that time, I have finished 7 projects. Not bad, right? Two garter stitch scarves, two simple hats, 1 robot hat, … Continue reading

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