Month: May 2008

  • big needle, small needle

    Well, the needles aren’t that big really, but bigger than I’ve been using lately! I started a new sweater project out of the Fibranatura Mermaid I bought while Ysolda was here: Which proceeded to go really fast on 4.5 mm needles. I’m almost up to the armholes on the body. It’s slowed down a bit […]

  • good food

    My first no-knead-type bread, from “Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day” (a great book, but check the errata!!). With butter, of course. Leftover risotto + chunks of mozzarella (inside) + egg + breadcrums + oil = deep fried arancini goodness. Also, homemade oreos. Need I say more? (Next time I’d roll the dough into […]

  • outrunning the yarn

    I finally picked back up this pair of socks that I cast on in December (as far as I can remember…) – STR lightweight in Gingerbread Dude. I’d originally bought two skeins and thought I’d make knee socks, and started one from the toe up with a gusset heel. Unfortunately when I picked the sock […]