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Abigail
Southermost Point
I am the Lady of Perpetual Knitting.
Interests: Knitting, Kindle, Facebook, and Blogging.
Recent Activity
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Not much has been going on in the Knitting Department since I finished the pink top. Some would faint in shock, but for me this a rather normal behavior. I go for months at a time without touching the needles then I'm recharged and rejuvinated. My knitting time has now... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2013 at KNIT LOUNGE
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You know you have talent when a person, who does not know you, compliments your hand knit top and inqures where she might purchase one. That's what happened to me the other day while I was at the Jeweler. I paused for a moment debating on whether I should mention... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2013 at KNIT LOUNGE
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Oh my my, how time flies! I fell out of blogging for so many reasons but today I'm back again. All is well in this tiny corner of the universe. The knitting continues. Airborne is doing very well in the USAF. I'm still working for Ms. Daisy as her assistant/care... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2013 at KNIT LOUNGE
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A lot has changed in our world since the Flying Squid left for boot camp. No teen drama, late night conversations, genral lunacy and an endless supply of dirty dishes in the sink. It is very strange indeed. I've been channeling all of my emotions into my knitting. Last week... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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To the wild blue yonder....... My browned eyed baby had grown up in the blink of an eye and yesterday we delivered him the United States Air Force in Miami. On Tuesday evening he flew to Lackland Air Force Base for Boot Camp, which is 8 1/2 weeks long. Though... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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I am an American of Italian lineage who takes great pride in sans heritage and I thoroughly enjoy all the tasty treats that comes with the territory, including pasta. Enter in Dr. Dukan who says give it up. He does suggest an alternative, Shirataki noodles. It's not going to happen... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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I am pleased to announce that I have eliminated 10lbs! Onward to eradicating the next 10. I wonder how long that will take. No matter, I'm a woman on a mission. Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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I started the Dukan Diet two months ago with two goals in mind. The obvious reason is remove the 35 lbs that I have packed onto my body and the other to adopt a healthy eating style for life. Somewhere along the way I forgot how eat properly and when... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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I realized the other day that after living in South Florida for 5 years I only own 1 pair of jeans that I seldom wear due to the balmy climate and that is the only time blue makes an appearance in my wardrobe. Now I have nothing against the color.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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For those of you who have tried the Dukan Galette and found it to be rather unpleasant to eat, you are not alone. The thought of eating this nasty thing every day was daunting indeed. I'd rather have a muffin with my morning breakfast. A few weeks ago, I tweaked... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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TBC and I celebrated our 21st Wedding Anniversary this past weekend. We opted to keep it simple and low key. We went to dinner and exchanged gifts. He was thrilled to recived ammunition and I was given some lovely silk and linen yarn from Berroco! I plan to knit Flow.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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On Friday, June 8th, I cast on for another summer top with Knit Picks Comfy Cotton sport weight. I've used it many times before so I did not bother swatching for gauge. The top is going to be knit from the bottom up so I cast on 160 stitches knit... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
After my declaration of war last week, I decided to ease the pressure and frustration from my weight loss stagnation. I made a choice. If I'm going to stray from the Dukan Diet plan for a short period of time I was going to make healthy choices and not consume... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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I live in a very large condominium and people move in and out around here fairly regularly. Quite often they leave their unwanted treasures by the bin for someone else to claim. The stairs that I take to the ground floor overlook the dumping grounds and I traverse them many... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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Since I've started the Dukan Diet, I have renewed my daily commitment to take a lengthy walk under the bright sunny skies of Key West. As a result my Italian skin has been responding to the suns rays and has darkend considerably in past month and a half. Now when... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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Well well, my body has decided that is does not want to cooperate with my weight loss regime and has launched a full scale rebellion. Why, you ask? I'll tell you why. Menopause is a bitch. It started innocently enough but after a total of 14 days of bouncing around... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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Elvira! I am so pleased with this top even though I had to rip the yoke three times to obtain the correct width for the front and back, which now discreetly covers the bra straps. The material is Knit Picks Comfy Cotton fingering weight. I used nearly every bit of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
It's always something. I finally get my laptop back so I can blog again and now I can't post pictures because the icon is missing. Arrrggg! I sent a little missive to Tech Support so fingers crossed that together we can resolve that pesky problem. A post without a picture... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
After a full month on the Dukan Diet I must stay that I am truly impressed with the plan and I'm dropping an average of 1.2 lbs a week. To date, I've lost a total of 7 1/2 lbs and 1/2 inch around my neck 2 inches on each arm... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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I've been dreaming of knitting you for quite some time, but alas my chubby little self has prevented that. Now that my weight is dropping by an average of 1/3 rd lb per day you are now within my reach! The pattern is now in my possession and I'm mulling... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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Oh yes, you Dukan! (Say it aloud, for maximum effect.) * * * * * 1 8 oz package fat free cream cheese softened 1/3 cup sugar substitute 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract 1 tsp lemon zest optional 1 egg Preheat your oven to 350. Line your 6 hole muffin tin... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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I've had lust in my heart for a Tablet for quite some time and today I will own a Galaxy! TBC and Fly Boy thank you! Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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In the absence of knitting I have filled my time with reading copious amounts of books that I've downloaded onto my Kindle. One the first day of each month a plethora of books are released for free from hundreds of authors and all genres. How wonderful! On one such occasion... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
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I started The Dukan Diet on Friday and I'm pleased to announce that I have whittled 1.8 lbs in three days. I'm averaging a half pound a day. Not too shabby for a hormonal woman! Should you have an inquiring mind about my weight loss journey simply click on the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2012 at KNIT LOUNGE
Thank you. Keep checking in for updates and the knitting that goes on forever!
Toggle Commented Apr 28, 2012 on Hello Again! at KNIT LOUNGE