- Got a job pouring wine in a quaint tasting room
- Went back to school for the first time since high school
- Got a new full time job
- Got another vicious beast named Mancy
- Survived the Butte Fire
- Acquired a weekly radio show
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- aaaaaaaand you're pretty much all caught up!
So I've been craving another yarny bathing suit project since my first foray into knitted swimwear, but didn't wholly realise it until I recently came across this blog post by Pretty Old Patterns, with the 2nd option having leapt from the screen saying "Knit me! Knit me! I know you have the perfect yarn already!"
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I picked out some lovely yarn that my Step Mommy Dearest brought back from Scotland (darker blue, left), as well as some Mini Mochi I bought a ton of through an online sale somewhere (drat for not keeping good notes):
So far I keep getting held up at the same spot, as you can read for yourself on my Ravelry project page for it.
I'm at the point of relegating it to the corner while I get through a case of "Finishitis". (It's a word,
It's kind of insane how many projects and recipes I've had on deck for these past 3 years... THREE YEARS. Every time I dive into a vintage book/pattern/recipe/cocktail (<---sometimes it feels like diving in after trying a few recipes I would rather not repeat again), I think "This will be perfect for the blog!" and proceed to snap photos and take notes, then get overwhelmed at knowing how much time and effort goes into a blog post-- even one as seemingly simple as this one-- and just quickly share it on Instagram or Facebook with the tap of a few buttons on my phone and call it good. That being said, I've decided to use this blog mostly for more detailed and descriptive posts, when the benefit of
So expect more from this blog than in years past (5 posts in 5 years?? I mean, come ON). Though, you can throw those
In the spirit of being a living, walking & breathing contradiction, here's a totally modern podcast about the early days of Hollywood: You Must Remember This