Archives at fluffa!

Here is a complete list of all entries posted on this site since March 2002, with the exception of weblog entries. The archive list of weblog entries (those short snippets with links to outside places posted at the right hand column of the main page of this site) can be found here. If you'd rather see entries pertaining solely to knitting projects without diving into the archived entries below, you can find them at the gallery.


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02.09.04: Like 100 things, but not.

1. Are you a yarn snob (do you prefer high-end/natural fibers)? Do you avoid Red Heart and Lion Brand? Or is it all the same to you? I am a Nice Yarn Snob. I'm not the kind of Yarn Snob...

01.09.04: Oh la laaa....my penultimate summer project.

Why, it's a finished tank! This is the stand-still-like-a-mannequin shot*. [Click me for other views!] [And here's the REALLY BIG sweater picture.] This summer I was into knitting cardis because, to be honest, I never wear any of the tanks...

30.08.04: Lotsa, lotsa hats!

From the vintage celebrity hat files... Joan Crawford Hats for $1.95, circa 1928. From Everyday Fashions of the Twenties as Pictured in Sears and Other Catalogs. The text reads: "For the miss and young woman who prefer a hat with...

26.08.04: Lovely goodies from all over the place!

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26.08.04: Me no like neckband seams.

Skinny Rabbit's no sew, no picking up stitches, no backstitch, just plain ole knitted-on kinda neckband.

26.08.04: Me no like neckband seams.

Skinny Rabbit's no sew, no picking up stitches, no backstitch, just plain ole knitted-on kinda neckband.

23.08.04: A finished jacket at the park!

Why, it's a finished Apricot Jacket! [For my hubby, here is a "wannabe siren" pose.] [Click here for the BIG "Look, Ma! No hands!" shot.] [And how about a CLOSEUP of a button, folks?] My Jacke in Apricot is FINISHED!...

19.08.04: "We don't need no stinkin' eggs."

Why, it's a hand knit chicken! (Yes, he's dancing in this shot) [Click to ENLARGE] A couple of rainy mornings, a few cups of coffee, some knitting, weaving and gluing, and my pet chicken was born. Knitting the pieces took...

17.08.04: On the road again...

Why, it's a completed back piece! [Zoom in, zoom out.] [And click here for the road show!] This past weekend was going to be slotted for a big time seaming party [dude!] so I could finish up my yet-to-be-seamed Jacke...

13.08.04: Ooooh, how FROU-FROU!

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13.08.04: Like Let's Make a Deal, but different.

Go on...pick a thumbnail: I am in major multi-project mode right now. This is what I'm currently working on: 1) The debardeur 4b from Famille Printemps/Ete 2004. I fell in love with that tank as soon as I saw it...

13.08.04: I reorganized my stash

I reorganized my stash and discovered some nearly forgotten Cotton Tape in Glint. Wouldn't that make a wonderful lacy top to wear with jeans? I think so. Carla from It's a Tape Thing, here I come. (Visit the rest...

10.08.04: Finished peppermint bucket for my pal.

Bucket at the park! (Yes, I have a teeny head.) [Click here for another view.] My peppermint Bucket-o-Chic has been finished since last week, and I decided to put it in my backpack when I went skating in the...

07.08.04: Neat new books.

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07.08.04: Eyelets are pretty.

The Captain, indicating what he likes about the cardi. (The eyelets are his favorite part*. [Awwwww!]) [Click here to zoom out on just the knitting.] I'd better start looking at buttons, because my Jacke in Apricot is on its...

04.08.04: Finito!

Why, it's a finished ribbon cardi! [Just because, here's another view.][Click here for the really BIG sweater picture.] [And how about a CLOSEUP of that neckline, folks?] Finally...photos of my second finished project of the summer: my ribbon cardi! (Pattern...

02.08.04: Open invite to a swap!

It's an open call to a swap!* Here's what I'm offering: [Click here for a CLOSEUP of the yarn.] [Psst...you can click here to check the DYE LOT.] 3 brand spankin' new skeins of Phildar Copacabana yarn, enough to make...

30.07.04: Peppermint Bucket-o-Chic!

It's Bucket-o-Chic time! I've been itching to knit this Plassard Grand Large Batik variegated pink into a Bucket-o-Chic since April, and by gum* I've finally started! I used Plassard Grand Large to knit a Bucket-o-Chic last winter, and was really...

27.07.04: Rolling, rolling, rolling...

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24.07.04: More postcards from La Loire.

Back piece, take two. [Zoom in, zoom out.] This is the back piece AFTER I had reached the armhole shaping and ripped back [only about, oh...50 rows!] to where the waist shaping began because I discovered that I had...

21.07.04: Postcards from La Loire.

Back from the Loire Valley! The royal chateau in Blois. [Click here for the BIG view.] [Psst...don't miss the slideshow!] Lots of chateaux, lots of wine, a perfect view of the July 14 fireworks from the terrace of the apartment,...

21.07.04: I love me some stashy goodness.

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21.07.04: Pretty, oh so pretty pink cardigan.

"Apricot Jacket" using GGH Java following a pattern from Rebecca 27. Light and airy, I'm looking forward to wearing this over some lightweight summer tops. (Visit the rest of this page for images and descriptions of this project in...

10.07.04: Gone to see some chateaux!

I'm heading off to the Loire Valley for vacation. I'll be back with updates and photos in about a week. See you soon!...

08.07.04: Why, it's a completed Audrey!

Why, it's a completed Audrey! This is the stand-still-like-mannequin shot. [Click here for the really big sweater picture.] Psst...wanna see the neckband? Audrey's been finished for over a week, but I thought I was going to have to wait to...

06.07.04: Cotton ribbon, combined knitting and Josh Lucaaaaaaaaaaaas!

[Zoom in, zoom out.] My summer knitting has begun! Remember the Phil Ruban cotton ribbon I bought during a stash enrichment expedition back in May? Lovely caramel-colored? Well, last week I pulled it out of the stash, and started...

06.07.04: Ribbon cardi for summer.

Sleek, chic, ribbon-y cardigan with three-quarter sleeves from Phildar's Eté 2004 pattern book, using Phil Ruban in Cuivre. Love that leaf edging on the neckline. Oh la laaaaa! (Visit the rest of this page for images and descriptions of...

03.07.04: Kicking off the summer bucket portion!

Tan in a bottle - check. Cute summer bucket - check. (From a vintage magazine ad for tanning lotion.) [Click here to see the whole ad. It's priceless.] Are you ready start your summer bucket hat for the Bottom's...

01.07.04: Hello. I am a yarn trollop.

29.06.04: Live from Lyon.

NEWSFLASH! This just in: Our sources inform us that Skinny Rabbit, upon sending her son off to school early this morning, remained in her jammies and cloistered herself in her apartment from approximately 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. During such time...