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Good luck -- once you get settled in it will be such a fun experience for you and your kids! My family spent a year just outside London (I was 15, my brother was 8) and it was a totally transformative experience. Lots of fun things to see and do.
Toggle Commented Jun 25, 2012 on London Calling at KnitQuest
Yay Madrona! I had a blast and it was great catching up with you. Inspirational is right. I'm already knitting up the yarn I got!
Toggle Commented Feb 23, 2012 on See Ya Next Year Madrona at KnitQuest
Oh my goodness, she's getting so big!
Toggle Commented Aug 10, 2011 on Taji’s Chock Full O’ Moxie at KnitQuest
I never ran into you, but I did see lots of Flints walking around this year! Congrats on being a luminary! :)
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2011 on Mack Truck Full of Fun at KnitQuest
Oh my goodness, those shawl pins are lovely! I've been looking for a good shawl solution lately. I really like the magenta one in your picture, and the ones on her site with the circle with the bead in the middle...
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She's pretty hilarious. Rock on, Space Bunny!
Toggle Commented Apr 22, 2011 on Space Bunny at KnitQuest
Oh, that last picture is priceless. :)
Toggle Commented Feb 7, 2011 on Moxie! at KnitQuest
I like the Slanting Rib Socks! I love socks and it sounds like this one has an interesting construction which I’d love to try (I’m trying to learn more about different sock constructions).
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Jealoooooooous... +1 to what Dianne said about the Marine Silk & variegation.
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2011 on Visit to the Moon at KnitQuest
Oh my god, the stress! :-P It looks beautiful. Maybe this will help me finish my sweater that's just been waiting on a zipper for over a year. 8-\
I was wondering whatever happened with this! Very cute!
Toggle Commented Dec 7, 2010 on Canopy at KnitQuest
I love it! And they go together so well.
Toggle Commented Nov 16, 2010 on Two for the Price of One at KnitQuest
Ruby Ridge // Rhodium Ridge (for the ridges) Turbidite (a layered sedimentary formation) Banded Agate // Banded Jasper
Toggle Commented Nov 9, 2010 on Number 2 at KnitQuest
Cape Disappointment... heheh. Their website fails to mention the most (potentially) interesting part of Cape Disappointment: how did it get its name?? I've got 37 states... and I don't think I really want to go to any of the other ones. :-P Except for Hawaii and Alaska. Can't believe you haven't been to Myrtle Beach, though! It's a classic. My states: http://bit.ly/bICk8B
Toggle Commented May 25, 2010 on Go South? Not this Year at KnitQuest
You did the right thing. What lovely pictures to remember her by! It looks like she definitely knew she was loved.
Toggle Commented May 7, 2010 on Good Bye at KnitQuest
What lovely pictures and thoughts of her. Whatever you do, it will be the right decision--she knows you love her and are looking out for her best interests. Let me know if I can help with anything.
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2010 on Rollercoaster at KnitQuest
I seriously covet this pattern. I was dreaming about it even before I knew it existed! Congrats on the Loopy Ewe -- you are slowly building an empire. :)
Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2010 on A Little Jazz at KnitQuest
Oooooh, pretty!!! I don't think I fully understood this item while it was in progress. The lace + the points are great!
Toggle Commented Feb 16, 2010 on Madrona Tomorrow at KnitQuest
I particularly like "Design Your Own Mitts", "Yarn Substitution" and "If Only It Was" with the caveat that it should actually be "If Only It Were" (since it's expressing a wish for a hypothetical state, the verb should be in the subjunctive). I'd also be interesting in something on finishing, particularly if it talked about finishing other than seaming, such as adding zippers or fabric linings. Maybe you could get Julie to do a guest talk on this; I've always admired the clever finishing on her projects. Maybe also one about garment care, especially for non-superwash yarns? I'm afraid to make garments in non-superwash yarn, especially for my husband who wears sweaters pretty hard, because I don't want to spend an hour handwashing every item every week; but I notice you knit mostly with non-superwash fibers and it would be cool if you could allay people's fears about making garments designed for everyday wear that aren't superwash, and maybe talk about which fibers are good for durability and generally how to care for handknit garments so that you get the most out of them.
Toggle Commented Jan 25, 2010 on Yarn for Comments at KnitQuest
I LOVE this color, it's so beautiful! The first time I saw it on your blog (after the dyeing) I was actually tempted to ask if you'd be willing to sell it. Nice job.
Toggle Commented Jan 11, 2010 on Signature Needles & Seattle Sky at KnitQuest
HazelKnits just came out with a lovely color called Jubilee. Please tell me it isn't named after your dog!! ;-)
Toggle Commented Dec 21, 2009 on Busy Busy Elves at KnitQuest
I, too, LOVE the edging and the vents. "A Hint of Color"? "On the Edge"? "A Fine Outline"?
Toggle Commented Dec 18, 2009 on First Draft at KnitQuest
...Although Kathy has a much cuter figure than that mannequin(!).
Toggle Commented Dec 16, 2009 on It’s the Thought that Counts at KnitQuest
Why are you so damn cute?!
Toggle Commented Nov 11, 2009 on Vestpa at KnitQuest
My arms are always cold and my core is always hot, so shawls seem like an excellent garment for such a predicament... however, I'm still looking for one that doesn't make me feel like an old lady wearing a shapeless sack. I wear them with sleeveless dresses (easy to carry in a bag and throw on when it gets cold) but I have yet to find one that makes me feel elegant...
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2009 on Shawl That Jazz Giveaway at KnitQuest