Thursday, January 11, 2007  

One Week Down

And it has been BRUTAL. Well, I can't complain too much - my classes are over at 1:35 each day, and, since I got up at 5:45 am to study before class, I get to go home and fall asleep do something productive in the afternoons. But it is really tough to go back to the whole "school thing." These professors actually expect me to THINK!

But I just mailed my bar application today - I'm celebrating with some wine, some Grey's Anatomy, and some knitting.

Speaking of knitting, the Rogue Cardigan is going slowly but surely. This weekend, I need to send some yarn snippits to the zipper people so they can help me match colors - otherwise I will manage to finish the knitting, but still won't be able to wear the sweater. And I might already be done with the knitting if I hadn't run into a teeny tiny little problem...

I was HERE when I realized a simple truth...

... that BO 1 st beginning of each row 6 times does NOT equal BO 6 sts beginning of each row. So RIPPPPPPPPPP.

And in other exciting news, I have a new toy - I'll post more about it later, but it's pretty freakin' cool. Check out the "super macro" function:

Eventually I put the new toy down and got back to knitting - I've finished the left front.

And look! S modeled his Christmas-present hat - it's finally cold enough for him to wear it - he didn't even need to wear it in Minnesota over the holidays. He likes it, and I liked making it, and it was knit from stash, so everyone's happy.

My new toy also has a pretty awesome zoom - here's the view from where I was sitting...

... and here's the same shot, but zoomed in with the 12x optical zoom. I love it.


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