Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Teeny Tiny Thirty-Nine and Forty "Rugby 7 & 8"

I was running on very little sleep yesterday due to that really long response to vaccines, etc.  So as soon as I finished my tinies, I went to bed.  I didn't want to deal with the computer.  So I promise I made them yesterday.

Friday, March 11, 2011

In Response to a post on FB...

...about vaccinations causing autism in children.  This is really long...not quite rant.  It's not really angry, so you can't really call it a rant.  But it seriously irks me that so much misinformation has led so many people to believe that autism is caused by vaccinations or that vaccinating children is a bad idea.  That was a mini rant.  If you're willing to be here a while, read on.

I need to get a cat...

...before I turn 25, or I'll ruin the statistics.  :D

Teeny Tiny Thirty-Eight "Rugby Baby 6"

Not to much to say today...

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Teeny Tinies Thirty-Five and Six "Rugby Babies 3/4"

So I didn't make any tinies yesterday, thus the lack of post.  I had a very large chalk talk to do Monday and I spent the whole of Monday before the fact prepping.  Then orchestra, then lab meeting and streaking yeast.  Oh, and I decided to make muffins for lab meeting, too.  SO YUMMY!!

Monday, March 7, 2011

Teeny Tiny Thirty-Four "Rugby Baby 2"

I want rugby for Christmas!  Or strawberries in my rugby game.  :D  The toes, as I was knitting the one with the red toe/heel/cuff, started looking like a strawberry, so that has inspired me with another set of tinies after I'm done with the rugby series.  We'll go with...strawberries, watermellon, raspberries, blackberries...umm...banana...what else?  Grapes.  Um...suggestions?

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Teeny Tiny Thirty-Three "Rugby Baby"

At first I was attempting to do a spiraling colorwork pattern, but it was taking too long and being too tight, so I switched to stripes instead.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Teeny Tiny Thirty-Two "Slip Twist"

Blame it on the food!!!  Or Goodwill, either will work.  Blame what, you ask?  The very late time stamp on this post.  Or early.  You pick.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Cowl Mania

This weekend I procrastinated.  A lot.  And aside from tinies, I knit two cowls.  I'm putting three here because I had a third one lying around and it seemed sensible to group them.

Teeny Tiny Thirty "Plain Orange Jane"

I know I said I would make yesterday's pair today, but I have lost my knitting bag.  I think (hope) I lost it on the bus, but I don't know where it is... T-T SAD!  The yarn and my knitting needles are in it.  So...until I get it back, if I get it back, I will be half a sock short.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

(half of) Teeny Tiny Twenty-Nine "Slip Cables"

So...I'm sick.  Or seriously sleep deprived, but whatever it is, it presents itself as both.  I'm running on four hours of sleep and have had a headache on most of the right side of my head...  And I tried to eat dinner, but dinner revolted and escaped via the plumbing system.  I'm not sure if that's a symptom of the headache or not, but it was not very fun.  Not at all.

Teeny Tiny Twenty-Eight "Fuzzyflies"

Some things before I start:

I just heard of this "Baby Joseph" deal in Canada and I was really interested to know what kind of neurological disease he has.  I want to know what the prognosis would be.  A lot of news sites are quoting the family as saying that Joseph could recover, but I can't validate that without the name of the disease to research!!  Grr!  I had to "like" the page on FB just to be able to ask there.  I wonder if I can "un-like" when someone answers my question...

I had something else I wanted to put here...but I forgot.  Maybe it will come to me.  Eh.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Teeny Tiny Twenty-Seven "Oooh...Soft..."

Here is sock. Sock is cute. Sock is fuzzy. Sock was knit with three diff yarns held together: bamboo, and two merino.  Thus the fuzzy.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Teeny Tiny Twenty-Six "Hidden Butterflies"

I mislabeled the previous one.  :P  So now they're all correct!  These are made with Plymouth Yarn's Jelly Bean in black.  I put a little butterfly stitch on them, but you can't see it because you can never see things like that in black.  I should stop doing cool things so you can't see them.  Silly me.  You can try if you like.  I took very close pictures for those of you who are interested enough.

Teeny Tiny Twenty-Five "Music"

Finished these while trying to sleep at the same time.  It was difficult.  Yeah.  But they're cute!

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Teeny Tiny Twenty-Four "Satan Snowflakes"

I got tired of doing just one color socks and I still have tons of that microspun stuff, so today is COLORWORK!  I grabbed the black and the red skeins and intended originally to do a cute heartsy pattern.  But then I wanted to do a snowflake.  In retrospect that was completely silly with the colors I was using...but you can be the judge of that. 

Teeny Tiny Twenty-Three "Honeycomb"

I was being boring again today and picked the same grey microspun to use.  The pattern is different, though.  My mom got me a book of knitting stitches and I've been experimenting with those, so this is one of them!  YAY!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Teeny Tiny Twenty-Two "Horse Shoe" and a Bracelet

Tada!!  I did it (finally).  :D  And it turns out I had MORE Lion Brand MicroSpun.  This one's a pretty silvery grey/gray.

Things I love at the moment...

I may have to make this a weekly installment.  The last favorite things post I did was about ten days ago, so we'll call that good enough.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Teeny Tiny Twenty-One "Chunky-Spun" and a very slow day

I would say I had a debilitating headache this morning...but that would be a lie.  I just didn't want to get out of bed.  And I didn't.  Not until two.  But when I did get up I sewed the beginning of another punching bag and ran out of thread, discovered that I really needed to make six of these, not just three, and bought more fabric (not the thickest duck canvas, either, which is what I've been using; slightly thinner so less killing of machine). 

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Teeny Tiny Twenty

I finished this one at eight today!  YAY!  I have also been working on those punching bags I'm making for a colleague and my sewing machine does NOT like them!  I have broken two needles and had to rip the bottom seam off three times because I couldn't figure it out.  I finally did, though and I have one completed.  All it needs now are grommets and pebbles.  :D

Teeny Tiny Nineteen

Yay tiny socks!  I know these look like another cheater yarn, but this stuff is a BITCH to knit with.  It's one of those bouclé things that has all the little loopies and they get stuck on your needles and confuse you and get tangled!  So there is no pattern in these today, but they are bigger to compensate and would probably actually fit a tiny foot!  Also the color is pretty!

Friday, February 18, 2011

Teeny Tiny Eighteen

Dude!  I knit these babies SO FAST!

I'm being boring again.  I just figured I had only enough of this yarn left to do another set of tiny socks with it, so I might as well.  And I finished them before three!!

Teeny Tiny Seventeen

I'm really cold and hungry!  I would also like to say that I am sick of bras at the moment!  For whatever reason mine have been giving me grief in the shoulder strap and on the back strap thing.  So you know what??  I'm not wearing one for a while!  You really didn't need to know that, did you?  Oh well.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Don't Try This in YOUR Lab!!

So after having driving the recruits around the city (it didn't help that I went to be around two the morning of and had to get up at seven thirty), I was very tired, but I still had to do a genomic DNA preparation from my yeast samples.

Teeny Tinies #14, 15 and 16

Hello all!

Pardon the lapse in blogging.  We had recruitment Monday and Tuesday, so I have been running on fumes.  I did manage to make a teeny tiny each of the days, but last night I was just so durn tired it was all I could do to stay awake while finishing up the sock.  Any longer and I would have died.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011


I forgot!  My wonderful W sent me a lovely bouquet of flowers today!  It took some figuring out to get them to me, but I am in possession of them now!  Aren't they beautiful?

Teeny Tiny #13 and the felted Purse

This is going to be short because I have to go to sleep so I can get up in the morning to learn to drive a 12-person van!  Today's are more Lion's Brand Micro Spun (almost the last, I have black, too) in a kind of periwinkle blue!  I did a kind of horseshoe cable kind of thing on them.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Teeny Tiny #12 and a very tired Amy

I'm tired. These are lilac lace weight yarn I found at Goodwill in a huge cone for three bucks.  I don't think I'll ever use the whole thing.  Whatev's.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Ten Tiny Dances and the Eleventh Teeny Tiny

I slept a lot today.  Definitely didn't get out of bed until noon.  I didn't set the alarm for that very reason.  And then I went erranding!  I went to Weaving Works to get a bit more Noro for the slippers and also got some bulky Lamb's Pride in a cool black heather kind of colorway for another pair of slippers.  These are going to be my new obsession.  :D