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In December 2006, I started participating in 365 Days, a self-portrait a day for a year. I had just bought my first digital camera after years of coveting and a flickr account to boot. I only managed to do 129 days of photos; it become too difficult to do after awhile and I became lazy in the summer. The photos that came out it or the creative process that forced me to take so many…

Some yarn I got in the last days of 2007. I don't take a lot of pictures of yarn, but I can't resist showing off my Noro Silk Garden. This is my first Noro purchase. It's Silk Garden (55% silk 45% kid mohair 10% wool) in shade #233 which is discontinued. I practically stole it for 2 skeins of $12. I've seen the colours of this shade on Ravelry projects, and I can see why…

I haven't posted a Worldess Wednesday in awhile because I am too busy to take some serious photos. I was going to wait until Wednesday to post this, but I decided just to do it now while I have now. Flickr has a very popular group called What's in my bag? which is essentially people sharing the contents of their bag. It's quite the portrait of people's lives and can be rather addictive to see…

Shedir, started July 22nd, 2007, finished August 9th, 2007 Pattern: Shedir from Knitty.com Special Fall 2004 Yarn: Rowan Felted Tweed (50% Merino Wool - 25% Alpaca - 25% Rayon/Viscose [50g / 191 yards]) - #153 Phantom - 1 ball Needles: US3/3.25mm 16" circ and DPNs (Boyle) Modifcations: 4 repeats instead of 5, knit stitch through the back of the loop for stitch definition Lessons Learned: Cabling without a cable needle (mini-cables with slip stitch method)…