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I got a Christmas card today. The best kind of Christmas card -- one with a check inside. The best thing of all is that it was from Kimball's, the ice cream stand where I worked this fall. There was a $25 check and a $25 gift card to Applebee's. $50 spent on me, by a place I don't even work at any more!! Think maybe they want me back in the spring?

So here I am, being a good little doobie and fondling but not buying sock yarn when I go to get yarn for gifts for other people, and whammo! Sock yarn, or the potential for sock yarn, falls right into my lap. Plus, I get to take my sweetie out to dinner. Life doesn't get much better than that.

Well, okay, it does. I have more money in my checking account than I thought. I owe the car insurance monsters less money than I thought. With the money I don't have to pay the car insurance monsters, I can pay the cell phone bill, and still have enough to pay the other monster who demands money of me.

Plus sock yarn.

Did I mention the sock yarn?

(Call me obsessed...)

i feel: happy happy

3 trips or shoot the rapids
bellatrixx From: bellatrixx Date: December 19th, 2002 07:39 am (UTC) (base camp)
Few weeks back I got some self-patterning Koigu (sp?). It's sublime. Don't know how to make socks though yet.
tashabear From: tashabear Date: December 19th, 2002 08:14 am (UTC) (base camp)
Socks are a lot easier than they look, and basic sock patterns abound on the net. Took me a little while to figure out how to pick up stitches, only to find out that there are a couple of methods, but once I got the gist of it, it was easy. I find I like knitting on DPNs, too, though you'd have to pay me a lot to convince me to use metal ones; they slip out of the stitches far too easily.

Dang it, we need to get together one of these years and sit down to knit! Wolfie has family in Phoenix...
bellatrixx From: bellatrixx Date: December 19th, 2002 09:56 pm (UTC) (base camp)


Sheesh that sounds sooooooooooo good. I'd love to sit and knit with you. We would have a blast. I know it!
3 trips or shoot the rapids