Saturday, January 16, 2010

New Chapters


I was bored. I decided to wind some yarn. (It was decidedly less calories than the brownies I was going to make.)

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Lovely lime...

Speaking of brownies: have I ever mentioned that The Big Guy always hated my brownies?

Yeah. He would complain to all and sundry that my brownies always came out 1/4 inch high, and overcooked.
Then I went on Weight Watchers and stopped eating the raw batter before baking brownies.

My brownies improved dramatically. He's much happier. I still snitch the batter, but only a spoonful, not half the bowl.
Conversely, my waistline did NOT get any smaller.


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Once I wound all that gorgeous spring-like soft and squishy goodness, I thought I'd just as soon cast on, and get the join settled. I abhor the join. I have to get the first 7 or so rows done before I can get into a rhythm.

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I will tell you about these luscious lovelies tomorrow. I need to find the pictures of them. I may need to re-take pictures of them.

Sneak peek here. Dawn has awesome stuff!

Now, I'm off to break my cardinal rule, and cast on for yet another project.

It's a new year, folks, and time to re-think the way things are done.
Should be interesting!

4 comments:

  1. Hubby and I are cracking up over the brownie story. But the big question.....what yarn is that? I'd rather have that than brownies, and that's saying something.

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  2. So what's this gonna be? Pretty color! Hoping casting on is better than swatching..grr on my 3rd one for a sweater...

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  3. Those stitch markers are just beautiful -- thank you for the link to her shop!

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  4. Funny! The brownie story was delightful - at least weight watchers served a purpose - better brownies (LOL). The green yarn is quite cheerful and must be nice to knit as you dream of warmer weather.

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