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Tuesday, June 13, 2006

What a Week

Busy, busy, busy.

To start, we had internet connection problems. It seems to have been fixed by exchanging our modem [no thanks to the cable company as we did that ourselves], though it still poops out periodically.

Speaking of pooped, we all are. We were invited to a pool party Saturday [which I had totally forgotten about], then Sunday was our family gathering. This meant a lot of driving and sock knitting.

I did manage to finish the left front of the Culdesac vest on Saturday morning. After I disappointed myself by incorrectly reading the instructions, I stayed up late friday night to reknit. The problem you ask? Well, it seems that I overlooked the [ & ]. Yep, and I just kept right on knitting. La la la la...I couldn't figure out what happened for the longest time. I had 32 stitches left on the needle instead of 25. Hmmmm. As I reread the instructions, I noticed I didn't decrease properly because I neglected the [ & ]. So, if you make this vest, take it from me and mind your [ & ].




I even found some nice buttons for the vest.




In other news, I may be taking a knitting/blogging hiatus so I can plan my itty-bitty wedding. That's right folks, we're going to finally make it legal on September 16. We were supposed to get married last year, but didn't get around to it.

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If not a hiatus, then very sporadic posting.

Have a great one and

Keep On Knitting...

5 comments:

Samantha said...

Those buttons are gorgeous! Where did you find them?

Congratulations! An itty bitty wedding sounds great. I can't wait to hear all about it. :)

Michelle said...

Thanks Samantha. I found the buttons at Fabricland. Can you believe it? I think I paid $2.40 for two.

Melissa said...

Congratulations on your itty-bitty wedding!!!

janine said...

Congratlations ! :-)
Those button are perfect!

Marlene said...

Congratulations....on the vest, the buttons, and the upcoming wedding. Not necessarily in that order.