Monday, August 31, 2009

I haz the internetz

After a week without, we finally have the internet at the new place. I took a few pictures and my room is really messy. They will just have to do for the time being.


My room! I am in love.

My closet it ginormous. I can fit my dresser AND bookcase in there with room to spare.




The door open inward and pissed me off endlessly. I took it off the hinges and crocheted this curtain from coned yarn from OKM. I really love it.


More pics of the JFK/"The John" bathroom soon, but this will have to do. The orange paper is my idea of a funny joke. Well, Alfred's too.

Clothing wise, I have begun to wear this really rad leather jacket I scored at the Ohio City-wide garage sale this summer. It broke the bank at 5 dollars. If you can't tell, it is really fitted. It is brown with a really wide collar.

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Last night, it got really cold. I think this is wonderful, because to me it mark a clear transition between summer and fall. Cold means I better crack down. I wore this to my first day of classes. I began thinking about all of my past "first days" and how they compare and progress as time goes on. I liked this one.

Oh yea and kitting and I aren't speaking.

Tis all for now.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Stress Fest 09'

I move into my new place in less than four hours. Expect many pictures soon.

In knitting news, I finished knitting the body of the purple and green vest. I'm going to write up the pattern so it can sort of be followed by someone other than myself. If I know my friend Hannah, she'll want to make it too. So far, I am really pleased with it.


and I am alive.

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Since all of my clothes are packed away, my selection was pretty sparce for a night out. (Hell, you should see the spaghetti stained jean shorts I am wearing now as I type this at the library) I put on my trusty' overalls and a green beater. I talked my way out of a ticket, got into dance night for free and lost and found something valuable. It was a good night.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Annie Sweater preview pics

I finished Annie's sweater today. I am so pleased with how it came out. I am going to write up my own pattern for it and hopefully compile enough patterns to write a knitting book. If I publish this, I will probably call it Annie. Maybe I will make designs inspired by my friends?

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More info and better pictures soon.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

This vest will be spectacular

I started my vest today. I have never been more excited by a project.


I am using Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino and a US#6. I was almost tempted to go up to a 7, but I wanted to pack a lot of detail into the vest.


I a loosely basing it around this vest from Urban Outfitters. I am copying the measurements, but the collar will be way different.

Stay tuned, this vest will be spectacular.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Almost done!

Good news! I am about 2 hours away from being done with my gig as a test knitter! I can knit stuff for myself, Annie and my *new* apartment.

Today was the last day of our sale, so I stocked up on yarn majorly. I bought yarn for 2 vests and an afghan. Expect pictures soon, also of the new desk I painted for my new room.

But in clothing news:

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I bought this dress at VDO, and aside from a small red stain, it is perfect. I am in love with the collar and green stripes.


I wore this slightly ridiculous get-up to a party the other day. Yes, those are vintage gold-studded furry leopard print high-waisted hot-shorts. I might be their only fans.


These are the only shoes I will ever need again. They make the best clicking noises, and are the prefect blend of femininity and masculinity. They were 3 dollars or so at Unique Thrift.

Okay. Done spending money forever.

Oh, and that table? It's at the city dump. I never want to look at grout again.