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PurlGirl's Blog – March 2009 Archive (3)

Happy Spring!

To celebrate the first day of Spring, I get to wear my finished thrummed mittens! It isn't supposed to get out of the 30's today in Boston. We never expect Spring to come on time here anyway!

Added by PurlGirl on March 20, 2009 at 4:20am — 4 Comments

My Thrummies!

I am back from my trip and getting back into the normal groove of things after a busy weekend of baby showers and birthday parties, and way too much cake. I started my Thrummed mittens Friday and they are coming along. I guess I should probably back up and tell about the cool yarn shops I visited in Kansas! I found a nice grey Icelandic Wool roving at Twist in Wichita. I'm using Patons classic wool in light… Continue

Added by PurlGirl on March 16, 2009 at 6:59pm — 2 Comments

Thread cutter

I'm (still) getting ready to travel, so I was looking up tsa rules. It says they don't allow circular thread cutters (the kind with a sharp blade encased inside. I'm pretty sure I used mine when I flew a year and a half ago. But they will allow scissors with pointed tips and blades less than 4". And they might not allow metal knitting needles but they allow circular needles made out of wood or plastic less than 31" in length. This is where Harmonies would have come in handy. Now that I have my… Continue

Added by PurlGirl on March 3, 2009 at 10:14am — 2 Comments

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