Lauren Gets Crafty

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Archive for 2006/03

A Brilliant Idea

The (Sodexho) cafeteria here at work is not bad. The salad bar always has raw sunflower seeds, they have really good oatmeal, seasoned curly fries, and the people are super nice. Up until today, they’ve sold two “home” baked cookies in a baggy for $.95, which is a little steep, but not totally crazy. Today, [...]

My First Socks!!!

Wow. My first pair of real socks. Aren’t they cool? The yarn is Lanna Grossa Meilenweit Multiringel, some sort of wool/nylon blend, on 3.25 mm needles. I only used one ball, which is really good because I can’t find the second ball. Otherwise I could tell you more about the yarn- I threw away the [...]

Knitting Fixes Everything

Well, maybe not everything, but a lot of things. We have a problem: It started out with some roughened fabric on the arm of this nice hand-me-down chair, but it’s relative location to a window made it much worse. How can I fix this with knitting? I am going to make fulled antimacassars . Should [...]

Historic Yarn

This past weekend, Matt and I joined my family in Williamsburg to celebrate my mom’s birthday. We had a lovely time doing the historic thing, but I am ready to stay home for a few months! I, of course, knit in the car. Matt’s second sock is so close to being complete: This means it’s [...]

Here’s a Shocker For You

You are a Social Liberal (75% permissive)and an… Economic Liberal (18% permissive)You are best described as a: Socialist Link: The Politics Test on OkCupid Free Online DatingAlso: The OkCupid Dating Persona Test If that wasn’t shocking enough, here’s a knit shocker.