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15 March 2009 @ 08:37 pm
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Ted made a stunningly good dinner tonight. Salmon with herbs de provence in dijon mustard, and grilled vegetables and lemon-and-garlic spinach. Insanely, insanely good. And he cleaned most of the house.

Me, I read a book. And knitted eleven more rows. And did laundry. I think he wins the Superior Human award for the day. I also swam, and my shoulder is/was acting up, so I’m spending as little time as possible online for a while. *scoots off*

miles to Minas Tirith: 112.3
ytd km swum: 27.9

(x-posted from the essential kit)
 
 
Current Mood: tiredtired
 
 
 
The Angel of Vengeanceesmerel on March 15th, 2009 08:07 pm (UTC)
wait when did you take up knitting
kitmizkit on March 15th, 2009 08:10 pm (UTC)
Yesterday. :)
The Angel of Vengeanceesmerel on March 15th, 2009 08:28 pm (UTC)
OH WELL OK THEN:)
kitmizkit on March 16th, 2009 05:03 am (UTC)
See, it's ok, you haven't missed anything. :)
Cymru Llewes: Oh yeahcymrullewes on March 15th, 2009 09:06 pm (UTC)
Great minds think alike. :-)

So does she knit English or Continental? :-)

(I'm taking a small break at the moment because turning heels always makes my hands cramp up and it's Wen's sock. Another 48 rounds and the sock will be done and that can wait until tomorrow.)
The Angel of Vengeanceesmerel on March 15th, 2009 09:08 pm (UTC)
I knit continental. Unless I'm doing long strings of purls with laceweight - that's sometimes easier (and better tension) with english.

I have a sock that I should really finish too
Cymru Llewes: profilecymrullewes on March 15th, 2009 10:24 pm (UTC)
I actually started another sock before this one needed its heel turned. A person in the library knitting group was having problems with the pattern and just reading the pattern made no sense to me. So I cast-on my first ever toe-DOWN sock with minimal cuff (5 rows) and made the heel flap and turned the heel and it all Made Sense. So when I see the person on Thursday night I can explain/help if she needs me to again.
egret17egret17 on March 15th, 2009 09:54 pm (UTC)
That sounds delicious. What are you knitting?
kitmizkit on March 16th, 2009 05:04 am (UTC)
A sparkly silver scarf.
egret17egret17 on March 16th, 2009 09:07 am (UTC)
Oh, shiny!