Archive for September 2nd, 2008


I spent part of my long weekend lounging in a boat on the river, and have a sunburn as a memento. Parts of me are approximately this pink:

1120 yards of bright pink yarn

The yarn was purchased at Stitches Midwest 2006 (my first-ever stitches), is Hot Foot by the Village Spinning and Weaving Company (I think it’s discontinued) and is being worked up into a Big Bad Baby Blanket (that’s a Rav link) for a friend who’s due with her first baby in like 20 days. Not only is it perfect for her, because she initially wanted to paint the baby’s room hot pink, it’s also perfect for me because it’s a stash-busting gift knit. Rock!

Now to find aloe, or lidocaine, or hydrocortisone cream, or cider vinegar to soothe the burning burny-ness of my burnified skin.

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