Monday, September 3, 2007

Yarn blog?

I'm new to the blog world- still figuring out how to use this site.

Once my yarn order arrives (a whole bunch of crochet cotton- I'm not brave enough to spend $100 on the recommended yarn), I'll be casting on for the Shirley Paden Lace Dress from the Summer 2007 issue of Vogue Knitting- probably the most ambitious project I've taken on- hence the inspiration to document my progress.

Why "impractical yarn things?"
- I live in South Louisiana, almost any knitting is impractical since there are basically two seasons: Hurricane Season (Extreme heat) and my favorite, Not As Hot (aka "Not Hurricane Season")। I only get to wear most of my knit/crocheted items for two or three months out of the year.

And because let's face it, items like this are never practical:

Fun stuff.

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