The Monkey Princess (stellanova) wrote,
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Behold my mad knitting skillz (and a bit of my desk)!

I wanted to make something which used my new intarsia ("picture knitting) powers, and decided it would be pretty easy to make a wristlet (or "Norwegian pulse warmers", as they are apparently known in some circles). I got the pattern for the piratical skull and crossbones from the new Stitch and Bitch book, and made up the rest. I made a rather boring black and red one last night, and this slightly more jolly pink and red creation this afternoon when I should have been working. Now, what shall I knit next? I'm thinking a piratical tea-cosy.....
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  • it means nothing to me....

    I am back from Vienna, where it was sunny, and am in Dublin, where it is not. Bah. But I had an absolutely fabulous week. It was my very first time…

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