Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Henry has two legs

But I'm too lazy to photograph him. Tomorrow, I promise!

I sort of accidentally showed him to one of the specialists today at work and he wanted me to leave him one-legged. He also wanted me to knit him a peg-leg. (This fellow has a delightful sculpture in his office of some of the Calvin and Hobbes Snowman Art. Which, incidentally, is classic.)

I am *&$#ed at Borders. Or Amazon. Because tonight I bought Nancy Bush's book Knitting Vintage Socks at Borders for around $22. And came home, searched Amazon, and found it for $14.

I will keep the copy of the book I purchased, but NEXT TIME I am going to use Amazon.

Also I found the cutest, cutest book. These aren't just holiday patterns, and I'm going to make stockings for my whole family. And the baby booties. And the pillow cover. And the hat. And the...

(loud thud)

We apologise for the previous interruption. Those responsible have been sacked.

(shrieking, loud thud)

Ahem. And thanks to Angela I'm now obsessed with Amiyumigi. No, Amigiyumi. AMIGURUMI. I think. How cool is that cat??


Blogger ~kirsten~ said...

Lisa got me that book for Christmas! Isn't it cool? I LOVE the angora lounge socks. Nice.

Can't wait to see Henry!

For something new, I am now on a yarn fast. And needle fast. And book fast. And anything else having to do with knitting fast. Get it? Geez, I'm sinply out of control. it's sad.

1:14 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

Oh, that cat is cool. Darn it. I'm severely crochet impaired. Thanks a lot, Jen. :p

7:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

have to tell you - LOVE THE BOOK! i got it a couple of months ago and have made the man's scarf and hat for a gift out of alpaca and it turned out great. there are so many things in there that i love.

christine (the much hated KPAD knitlist-er)

2:57 PM  

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