Author Archives: Baldeesh

About Baldeesh

I'm a crafty and creative person. I live in Chicago with my 2 cats. I survived the Blizzard of 2011. I make my own soap. I also make my own yogurt. I love travel - especially to England and Scotland.

Happy New Year!

I stayed in last night, because I’ve never done that beforeĀ (and I think I was trying to come down with something but I was all, “Hell no.”), and it was quite pleasant. I spent the evening watching YouTube videos on … Continue reading

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2016, Here I Come!

Hi all!   Been thinking about 2016 and knitting resolutions. While I want to state that I’m going Cold Sheep for 2016, I’ve usually failed at that, especially when travel has been involved. Or YarnCon. Or a Lorna’s Laces tour. … Continue reading

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So, I finally finished the Owlie socks! I actually finished them a month ago, and completely forgot to blog about it. These had a false finish, too. I was super-excited when I thought I had finished them. I kitchenered the … Continue reading

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Closing In

I’m now at the second toe for the Owlie socks. In the meantime, I finished my rainbow socks, started and then finished a hat. Soon I will have another completed pair of socks to throw on the pile. Here are … Continue reading

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Second Sock Syndrome

I’m a pretty well-addicted sock knitter. When I cast on a pair, you can bet I’m going to finish both socks. Sometimes I complete them quickly, sometimes it takes me a couple of months. But there was one pair that … Continue reading

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Rainbow Socks!

That yarn I picked up from YarnCon? The one from Magic and Moonshine? Can’t put it down. Sister and I went to BadHappy for some brunch-y poutine (if you don’t know what poutine is, go look it up. It’s amazing. … Continue reading

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YarnCon 2013

YarnCon this year was a blast! There were a few changes – it was held in the spring rather than the fall. And the location changed to the Plumbers Union Hall, where there was ample FREE parking. And it lasted … Continue reading

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