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Disaster and Calamity

Ok, maybe I’m being histrionic, but when one is knitting away peacefully of a Wednesday evening and the wire on one’s circular knitting needle suddenly pops off–dropping 100 stitches–it seems like a pretty big deal. 159 more words

Spring Sweater Reveal

Remember this?

No? How about this …

A few weeks ago I was so inspired by the beginnings of Spring that I couldn’t resist casting on a new Spring knitting project! 258 more words


A Century of Syringes

Probably every junky that’s  picked up a needle has had some fantasy of using, or at least owning, an authentic turn of the century antique heroin syringe. 512 more words


Stupid Pricks

When I was 16 years old, I had to have some bloodwork done. I think I put it off for months because I was so terrified of having my blood drawn. 315 more words


N is for Needles

Have you ever watched someone inject themselves with an illegal drug? I have. It’s not a nice scene. Trust me on that if you haven’t. I have, in fact seen this done on more than one occasion, even though I have NEVER done something like that to myself (not even during my drug days). 111 more words



This is standing in the way of blogging and knitting and quilting and doing all the other fun crafty things.

Stupid studying. Stupid professional exams. 225 more words


It's Time to Crawl for Yarn Knitters!

April 3 – 6, 2014 L.A. Yarn Crawl

I was so excited for the Yarn Crawl!  For 4 days many yarn stores come together to create an event for us knitters.  819 more words