Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Good Luck SD 2005!

I had an almost entire blog entry written all about "Meth Mouth" and how productive I would be if I took meth, how I would be knitting Hot air balloons out of fingering weight yarn, knit bridal gowns, bedspreads, ship sails, etc...but then...I got better inspiration and deleted it. Let me set the stage...Bfriend and I, every so often, go into Match.com to see if we know anyone. Since we live in a small town, usually we do know quite a few people and we like to read what they say about themselves and what kind of person they are looking for. Then I ran into my XHusband! Well o'well, What do we have here? The man who came home Christmas Eve, said he didn't love me anymore, and walked out.

Upon further discussions, he said, when he asked me what happens when we die and I said "I don't know for sure" that he knew right then and there he never wanted to have a child with me. If I didn't know 100% what happens to us when we die, then our child would never be raised in a loving and safe home. And I read Fashion Magazines. And Instyle and People. And I take too long of a bath. And I don't like much Country Music. And I like to sleep with my dog in the bed. And I like to watch TV and Knit at night. He didn't like that. He didn't think I was being productive enough. He also disapproved of me knitting at friend's houses/get togethers and at sporting events. Of course, Gandhi, spent his free time sewing, so I'm sure he would have approved! But the bottom line? He just didn't love me. End of story. Pure and Simple. XHusband's profile name is "sd 2005" so read his profile and if you like what you see, and you are searching for a date, I might even be able to get you his phone number and you can call him directly.
He has alot of nice gentle qualities. You just can't be a knitter. Or have questions about the Universe and Infinity etc. etc. yadda yadda yadda.

On a lighter note, don't you love this picture of Sarah Jessica Parker? Though, if you look closer at the knitting, she's knitting in the round with straight needles. Hum.

Just one more thought, thank you SD 2005, if you hadn't left me, I would never have met Bfriend, who is the kindest, most loving man I have ever met, and I would never have had Baby...the love of my life. The Baby has given the entire family unbearable joy and happiness and completely ruined my body forever. So, once again SD 2005, many thanks that I wasn't good enough for you.

Suffragette City

Suffragette City, by David Bowie. Lip syncing by two crazy high school girls, circa 1979

I am ridiculously thrilled and bouncing off the frickin walls, that our very own Maryland native, knitter extraordinare, Eunny, is the new editor of Interweave knits. Knitting Bloggers will take over the world!

The Fiber Feast

It's late. We've just returned home from Columbus,OH and the TNNA show. I'll show you a few pictures and I'll explain in detail our trip later on...

Me and the most powerful man in the knitting/yarn world, Sion Elalouf at the Vogue Knitting 25th Anniversary cocktail party.

The goddess of yarn and design, Debbie Bliss, knitting a Hokie square for the Hokie healing Project. Proof, at last, she can knit.

The most influential man in Yarn, Jay Opperman, telling me how he really feels about me...

Brush with greatness, The Premiere Noro Designer, The Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton...

Maggie Jackson
, Irish designer extraordinaire and 17 books under her belt...

British cuteness and adorable-ness, Louisa Harding tries to ignore me while I try to kiss her...

Brilliant Noro and Laines Du Nord designer, Jane Ellison, lovely.

The Aging X-porn star, Darry Schwartz!!! What a hot one!

There's more to come...Goodnight.

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This Muggle Ain't Knitting

I find Harry Potter to be one of the greatest stories ever told. R. K. Rowling...brilliant. Everyone agree she is a genius? Exceptionally intellectual with extreme creative prowess...love her! Knitting will suffer for a few days. Sorry.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

David Simpson's Yarn

I've discovered an Indie Dyer right here in Blacksburg! David Simpson has agreed to sell me his yarn for my shop. I met him at a health food store where he works, Eats, today and he sold me about 80 skeins of beautiful, superwash sock yarn. We'll be selling it at the Sedalia Fiber festival this weekend. He promises me yarn abundance for Purl Jam. We are in for a treat! I am so thrilled to have someone so talented at dyeing yarn right in my back yard!

Friday, April 8, 2011

Ravelry Party 2008

Cher, Becky, and I just arriving at the Sheraton on Saturday night for the party. It was a long day after shopping at the Maryland Sheep & Wool festival...we were whipped!( And covered in handknits!). More later...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Fancy Feast

You know how I know I'm a real live knitting blogger? Because I have cats. 2. Grey and Timmy. It's not always about "The Pug". I also have 2 skeins of Canadian dyed super wash wool from Fleece Artist. 2 different colors. No, I don't and won't knit socks. Period. Boring. End of story.

No, I won't knit lace. Soooooooo, any suggestions as to what I should knit out of this delicious fiber extravaganza? Each skein is about 385 yards. Any ideas? Anyone? Anyone?

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Right Up My Alley

Has everyone seen this knitted wedding by Cast-off , a UK knitting group? Everything was knitted. Sounds like my kind of Marital Bliss!

Friday, April 1, 2011

February Lady Sweater

Sorry for the craptastic photos, but my I-phone camera lens is damaged. Here Kivabink is modeling my new sweater. 4.5 skeins of Dream in Color Classy in color Happy Forest. Fun to knit....but will I ever wear a kelly green lace sweater? Not much chance of that. Maybe a 12% chance of wearage. OT: Cathy G. and I are going to see Pres. Clinton speak in Roanoke tonight. We'll be right up front, since she'll be in a wheelchair. Should I bring along some cigars, just in case? Yes? No?