Lauren Gets Crafty

except when she doesn’t

Archive for 2007/08


Good news and bad.  First, the good: * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1207 * That’s the back of Juno.  It’s going well.  I like the yarn a whole lot. Here’s the bad news: * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1203 * Oh, you think it looks lovely, don’t you?  It sure does!  [...]

Things That Amuse Me Today

Purple ink in my fountain pen.  I did my hair and makeup and wore an awesome dress to work today.  People are complimenting me left and right.  Inside, I am laughing at this.  “HAHA, FOOLED YOU!” Someone set fire to the man.  Several days early and without permission. Mandi has a blog now.    My dinner [...]

Almost there…

Right.  I am soooo close to finishing Joanna’s shawl.  Seriously, only 10 rows left.  Unfortunately, since there are over 500 stitches per row at this point, each row takes 20-30 minutes.  The end is so close I can smell it… It smells so good that I’ve already wound the balls for my next project, Matt’s new [...]

Woo! Valances! Yay!

I’m feeling very low-key this morning.  Here, I made some valances a few weeks ago: * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1199 * Exciting, huh?  There are two of them in our “playroom.”  The fabric is a fairly heavy printed canvas from Repro Depot, one of my most favorite websites of all time.  I [...]

Not a Plastic Bag

So my knitting schedule was all set for the next few months: Joanna’s wedding shawl, Matt’s hat, Juno, and a Christmas gift for my nephew. There were even some back-up projects and fancy dishcloths in the wings. Then the “Knitty Surprise” came out. Then, I made this: * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1191 [...]