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progress, Progress, PROGRESS!!!

  • Rosalind Cardi/Elann Sonata in Inca Gold Juliet/Brown Sheep Shepherd Shades July 2008 Spring Fwd N2 Summer Socks Rebecca Doll/Holly McKnotty/GGH Bali Yarn/Purchase pattern here

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    2008 Finished Objects

    • June 2008 Flat Feet-izms
      My completed knitted projects for '08 (I can't believe I've been knitting for over 3 years now)!

    2007 Finished Objects

    • Gathered Pullover
      This album consists of all of my completed knitted objects for the year 2007. A doll, an afghan, a cardigan, socks, and more socks can be found here! :-)

    2006 Finished Objects

    • Jaywalker Socks
      This album is a partial showcase of all the items that I knit in 2006. I jumped from Blogger to Typepad halfway through the year so it isn't complete!

    Anna's Favorite Local Scrappin' Stores

    Anna's Favorite Local Yarn Shops

    • Yorkshire Yarns
      7504 86th St. SW suite 150/ Lakewood, WA 98498 / (253) 589-YARN
    • Weaving Works
      4717 Brooklyn Avenue NE Seattle, WA 98105
    • Village Yarn & Tea Shop
      19500 Ballinger Wy NE Shoreline, WA 98155
    • The Knittery
      601 S. Grady Way, #C Renton, WA 98055
    • The Knit Shop
      2047 Carter Hill Rd, Montgomery, AL 36106

      *Though I never actually went into this shop, I rode past it on my bike on my way to Winn-Dixie many a sunny afternoon while I was a student at ASU. Would love to hear about others experiences with this store!

    • The Burien Yarn Stash
      615 SW 152nd Street, Burien, WA 98198
    • Sweet Stitch Yarn Shop
      3627 Wheaton Way (in the Lighthouse Plaza) Bremerton, WA 98310

      *PLEASE NOTE: This store is no more after Sunday, April 1, 2007. It'll always live on as a personal favorite for me as it was the place where I learned how to knit, how to knit with DPNs, and how to seam up a sweater!!! Updated with the former owner's blog addy now.

    • So Much Yarn Knitting Shop
      2302 1st Ave Seattle, WA 98121
    • Renaissance Yarns
      207 East Meeker Street Kent, WA 98032
    • Little Knits
      2662 39th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

      * primarily webordering, though she does have a physical shop!

    • Lamb's Ear Yarn & Fiber
      4631 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98408-7739
    • Hilltop Yarn East Shop
      10635 NE 8th Street, Suite #104 Bellevue, WA 98004
    • Fiber Gallery
      7000 Greenwood Ave N Seattle, WA 98103
    • DIVA Yarn & Trim
      940 Water St Pt. Townsend, WA 98368
    • Churchmouse Yarns & Teas
      118 Madrona Lane Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
    • Allyn Knit Shop & Spinning Supply
      18462 Highway 3 Allyn, WA 98524
    • Acorn Street Shop
      2818 NE 55th St Seattle, WA 98105

    • I'm a Loopy Groupie! Even though it's technically not local to me, I browse through here enough for it to be virtually one in the same!


    Knitting For A Cause


    • Finished September 2006!

    • Finished April 2007!

    • Postponed for the moment (too hot!).Yarn to be used: Tahki Donegal Tweed #810 Fuchsia.

    • Ends July 31st! Finished all but February's pair of socks.

    • Typepad style KAL with some fantastic archives!

    • Blogger KAL started by the Lizard Ridge pattern author!

    • *I came to the realization that I don't have nearly enough of any yarn for a complete sweater, so '07 is my year to compile enough yarn to warrant a yarn diet in '08. ;-) That's my story and I'm stickin' to it!

    • Finished April 2007

    • Starts June 21st!

    • Will Start August 1st, sign ups are continual until December 2007!

    • January - June 2008

    • Finished September 2006!

    • DONE!!!

    • Finished Winter 2005!

    • Evergreen State Fair 2007 Check out the photos from the event below!
      This is a Flickr badge showing photos in a set called Evergreen State Fair 2007. Make your own badge here.
      Planning much, MUCH more for the 2008 fair!!!


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    • Knitters Without Cats

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    • Letter Writers Alliance

    • 10 pairs in 2007

    • Seattle Mariners on July 26th @ 7:05pm!

    • I'm a contributor to this blog on spinning!

    • I write for them, so check 'em out! ;-)
    • Check out my ever growing Kawaii Collection here!
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    • Traveling Teddy Itinerary
      Please go here to sign up or check your spot on the waiting list to have Traveling Teddy come visit you and your knitting community!

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