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August 28, 2012

I have been putting my ideas in order and preparing for graduate school (yeah!).  Found out the university didn’t have a craft club. The Horror! During our new student retreat this past weekend I motivated some people and already got the support of about 5 students and spoke to the president of student associations. I’d be happy even with an informal group. Crossing my fingers…

I also went camping last week in Rhode Island and did some island hopping to Newport and Block Island. I saw this bird in Newport and thought the color combination and design could look good as a scarf. I can sense that I am going to buy more yarns in the upcoming weeks.

I haven’t put my needles down. I actually knitted my first shirt. Well, it was a basic shirt but the point is besides some touch-ups I actually finished it.

I also started to crochet a rug I think I want it twice as big.

Found these gathering dust all around the house: unfinished little pouches, squares and other mystery projects

Of course I could not resist to buy yarns on sale from School Products Yarns in Manhattan. They are moving and were selling past knitting/crochet magazine for $1 and tons of discounted yarns. I had to buy them.

And bought this wonderful black silk and linen Berroco yarn at the fashionable Loopy Mango

6 Comments leave one →
  1. August 28, 2012 9:12 pm

    Haven’t been to RI in years. Thanks for sharing the pics. Great yarn buys, by the way. I would not have been able to resist the sale either.

    • August 28, 2012 9:40 pm

      I really loved the feel of the area. I took tons of pictures. I think I am going add a few more photos for you to see🙂

      • August 29, 2012 9:04 pm

        Great! I’ll look for them.

      • August 29, 2012 9:07 pm

        Love the one of the narrow path or alley with the bright red doors. The yellow house is sooooo RI. Thanks for adding!

  2. August 30, 2012 4:33 pm

    your help on this post is highly appreciated. http://stepsbyn.wordpress.com/2012/08/30/pricing-any-expert-help/

  3. September 3, 2012 10:28 am

    Niiiice shirt!

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