The Bells! The Bells!

Or: When Insomnia Strikes When sunset is at 11:30 p.m., with twilight lasting until well after midnight, and sunrise comes at 4:30 a.m., what can one do? In this case it turns out that people have the advantage over sheep. People can: pull down window blinds to block the light wear a sleep mask to block… Continue reading The Bells! The Bells!

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My Norwegian Knitting Mis(sed)-Adventures

Nearly 10 days in Norway in May and June. Having done my research months in advance and lining up the wool shops mentioned in this post, you’d be right to think that most of it was spent frolicking in yarn, but that didn’t happen. DH and I have a real knack for picking our vacations… Continue reading My Norwegian Knitting Mis(sed)-Adventures

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Happy New Year!

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Falling.over.laughing. Pew-Pew!

(She’s to blame for making me LOL and wake up my other half!)

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Shetland Ponies Dressed in Sweaters

In order to promote tourism in the country, the National tourist board of Scotland dressed a couple of Shetland ponies in colorful knitted cardigan sweaters and did a little photoshoot. Fivla and Vitamin wore the custom-made red and brown sweaters, knitted by a local knitter Doreen Brown who made them out of Shetland wool. The… Continue reading Shetland Ponies Dressed in Sweaters

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And Now A Word From Our Sponsor…

Still shopping (or maybe you haven’t started yet) for that perfect gift to give the knitter in your life? The Yarnaholic Confessions shop on CafePress to the rescue! Prices are never more than a dollar or two above the product base price and through December 6th, you’ll enjoy 30% off that! With Cafepress’ 30-day guarantee, you… Continue reading And Now A Word From Our Sponsor…

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Very, Very Old Socks | Threaded

I can’t stop staring at these socks. A pair of very, very old socks made in Egypt sometime between A.D. 250 and A.D. 420. via Very, Very Old Socks | Threaded. No matter how you look at them, those are seriously oddly-shaped stockings. #ancientaliens indeed! Make sure to check out the rest of the stocking… Continue reading Very, Very Old Socks | Threaded