Square…uh, Trapezoid…One

January 28th, 2007 | 4 Comments

I was perfectly happy not being a crocheter. I was a happy not-hooker, if you will. Until recently. Somewhere, somehow, in my meanderings across the web, I stumbled across a site featuring crochet models of hyperbolic space. And I was hooked.

First attempt at crochet.

Maybe I should try to master Euclidean space first. This was supposed to be a rectangle.

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Warning: Startitis is Contagious

August 27th, 2006 | 6 Comments

When I first read KathyMarie’s post on startitis, I figured I was immune. I tend to be a two-project knitter—one project for toting and stealing a few stitches while waiting at bus stops and one project for sitting and knitting away while I watch TV.

So when I finished Quinn and the Print o’ the Wave stole in one fell swoop, I figured I’d just pick out a couple more projects, cast on, and keep knitting away. As it turns out, a bout of finishitis renders one very susceptible to startitis, because, well…look:

Startitis, indeed

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The Amazing Lace, Challenge #4

July 16th, 2006 | 6 Comments

If you bound off your lace RIGHT NOW – what could it be used for?

What is… a bridal veil…

A bridal veil-slash-hairnet for a stuffed panda

…slash-lunch-lady hairnet for a stuffed panda?

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