January 11, 2008

In search of a better chemise

I am undertaking what I think may be impossible. I am going to knit a tank-top. Now the act of knitting the tank top won't be impossible... I like to knit, and I can follow patterns quite well. The tricky part is this: I'm going to write the pattern myself.

I have never knitted a piece of clothing larger than a scarf or more complex than a hat. But I've done some costuming, and I do own a book of sweaters, and I am good at modifying patterns so that they do what I want them to do. I think I can make this work.

This is my new challenge for the new year!

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January 9, 2008

Knitting, Thoughts, and Updates

While I don't honestly believe that anyone reads this, it helps me to think sometimes and get a zero point on where I'm headed. My semester is going to be just as stressful this spring as it was last fall, which is not good, but I get to go to the local knitting group meetings, which is great. Penn State feels like home to me, but something about my day-to-day life leaves me feeling lost. I feel most together when I'm anywhere with AJ, but on days like today, I can't even muster up the desire to write a two-page paper. But on to the knitting...

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