Stitches West is in 1 week! 

The good news is that I’ve dyed 17,000g of yarn in the past week!!  That’s 17kg or 37.4lb of yarn!  The other awesome news is that I won Lolly‘s blog contest & 2 quilting books!

The bad news is that I think I created a bone spur on my right index finger while winding yarn from cones into skeins last night… it hurts… hmm…  I also had a little skeinwinder accident during which I created a giant tangled ball of yarn, but I stayed up until 1:30am untangling it, so it’s all good now…

Next up will be dyeing the 57 skeins of sock yarn I finished winding last night, with Mary‘s help. Thanks Mary!

And more skeining, with a different grip on the skeinwinder handle… and labeling, and packaging, and printing patterns, and collating, and stuffing, and putting price tags on them, and… oh, yeah!  Finishing my new sweater pattern along with the sample.  It’s going to be a busy week!!!

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I just dyed 6,000g of yarn (over 13 lbs!), and I dyed 13 lb of yarn on Saturday, and I finished knitting two sample Customizable Monsters, and I finished my Ladybird Baby Sweater, and I wrote 4 sock patterns that Lisa, Jill, Teenuh, and Janice are test-knitting, and I wrote a baby sweater pattern that Pauline is test-knitting, and I’m working on a women’s sweater pattern that I’m knitting, and… I think you get the idea.

Stitches West is in 10 DAYS!!! I’ll be in Booth #738!!! I’m on the Ravelry Passport tour. I hope to see you there!!

I’ll catch up with blogging afterwards! In the meantime, I’m trying to add new products (patterns, and so far Bamboo & Hemp rovings as well) to my online store as soon as they’re ready!

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Sorry I haven’t blogged in a while… I haven’t been feeling that great. I had a cold/flu and then I had some nerve endings burned off in my neck (like this or this). I’m better now. Starting the mad rush to get everything I can ready for Stitches (come visit me in booth 738!).
Amy tagged me with this meme:

4 Jobs I’ve Held:
Sole Proprietor, Fiber Fiend
Systems Engineer
Mechanical Engineer Associate
Research Assistant, Carbon Mitigation Initiative

4 Movies I’ve Watched Over and Over Again:
The Wedding Singer
16 Candles
The Star Wars Trilogy (Episodes 4-6)
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

4 Places I’ve Been:
Palau
The Galapagos
Australia
Sweden

4 Places I’ve Lived:
Hippyville, Oregon
Dorm Land, New Jersey
Washington State
Silicon Valley, California

4 TV Shows I Watch: (I don’t have cable…)
Battlestar Galactica (Library/Netflix)
Heroes (Netflix streaming)
Dr. Who (Library)
My So-Called Life (was my fav. when it was on the air)

4 Radio Shows I Listen To:
Forum
Talk of the Nation
Science Friday
The World

4 Things I Look Forward To:
Being Healthy!
Stitches West (kind of… maybe moreso the end of S.W.)
Hawaii in April!
Mojo growing up some more

4 Favorite Foods:
Marabou milk chocolate (Now I can get it at IKEA instead of waiting for my parents to bring me back some from Copenhagen!)
Tillamook Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Tilamook Medium Cheddar Cheese
Red Chicken Curry

4 Places I’d Rather Be:
Sitting in a hammock on a tropical beach
60-100 ft down in a Tropical Ocean (SCUBA)
Curled up on my parents’ couch
Dancing at a ball

4 People I email regularly:
My husband
Myself (reminders!)
The Bobaknit group
My manager

4 People to Tag:
Kristi
Jill
Linda
Randall

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