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Five years into widowhood, after one year of incredible happiness and nearly 14 years of single blessedness. Have given up perfect manicures and pretty hands in order to resume playing the soprano recorder and to see if I can figure out how to play bluegrass banjo. Singing in the shower. Still really, *really* love to knit!

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Ms. Snarky Delivers!

Delayed gratification. It’s the difference between a two-year-old and a grownup. [Well, that and the ability to reach up and turn the doorknob.]

This was my desk at work, with a stack of mail waiting to be opened, and the box from Snarky Designs with my November Sockdown prize yarn. See how good I was being? Don’t you just love my first attempts at airbrushing?

And this is the yarn itself.

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How good is this yarn? Well, if I had a firstborn male child, I’d cut airholes in the box and send him back to her with a note saying, “More yarn, please!” The wool fumes kept me happily awake all afternoon.


SnarkyKatey said...

You're so sweet! I'm glad that you like the yarn. It's one of my favorite colorways.

aisling said...

it is gorgeous. i love the colors. i've been drawn to pinks lately.

Jerry said...

Very pretty yarn. You make it hard to be good and not run over and buy more yarn

Rorek said...

That is really pretty yarn! I can't wait to see what you do with it. :)

Secondborn said...

Whew, thank goodness you only have daughters! I'd kind of miss you if you sold any of my sisters. Of course it would be one of them because I am the good one. :P

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