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I've been knitting like mad lately. I always say I can only knit "straight on" - no circles, nothing fancy-shmancy like real clothes or something like that.
But! I discovered lace knitting - which is a challenge pattern-wise, lets me use ridiculously wonderful yarns, and is just a delight.
And I still only knit straight on. Well, maybe some day I'll try a triangle or semi-circle. But (alas!) still no clothes because I'm way too unorganized and impatient for something like that. :)

Last night I cast on a new project, the Singing Bells Stole (look, it's fabulous!! http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/singing-bells-stole). It was the first time I used a provisional cast on and boy, that sucks! :(
Fiddly and awful and so annoying I only purled one row after that and went straight to bed :) The pattern looks doable, but sheesh! that cast on nearly made me throw everything in a corner.
Anyway. I'm very curious about that pattern ... :)
Maybe I'll remember taking pictures of the wonderful things I made lately ;)
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Once in a while I want to organise stuff. And when that happens I want to do it properly. :)
A never ending story: my books. I tried Excel (with as much success as you'd expect) and cataloguing software. And I tried anobii.com - mostly because I liked the name. :)

And then I discovered booklikes.com. And now I'm a little in love! Much in love *hearts*
A combination of a blog and your shelves. And a timeline, too. And the team is awesome. Now I can Keep track of what I'm reading and post my Reviews where they belong. Sigh.

In October I read a little too much, it's like a hangover right now ... I needed to do something with my Hands, you know.
Knitting. Yay! :)


Taking care of G is draining for my Dad, she's vicious, that old bat. Argh.

Christmas is like tomorrow and I have no idea what to get. But - holidays in two weeks, I'm so excited! Two weeks of sun, reading, knitting and calm
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Damn, time's flying, it's crazy.

I ordered new book shelves (and now I'm waiting ...), will go to Greece (yaaay!), started a new scarf (man, the pattern is crazy!! But pretty. Still I spend an insane amount of time unpicking. Now I'm at the ... seventh? try) ...

:)

Another thing on my mind - cloth pads. Well.
When I first heard about cloth pads, my reaction was "WHUT?! Eww!" And then I forgot about it. But somehow ... I'm wondering. It's become really, really difficult to find pads without this disgusting plastic stuff on top. And so I wonder if cloth wouldn't be much more comfy. Especially considering the maximun I get is medium flow.
So. Maybe I'll try my hand at sewing cloth pads. Weird, really. I mean, my mom told me stories about how much she hated having to use cloth pads and those icky sanitary belts when she was a teen. And now I'm considering using them voluntarily. :)

And now enough talk about wimminstuff. :)

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