Friday, February 13, 2009

Let's go Unemployment! Hurrah!

First, the winner of the handspun, chosen in a random drawing because all your suggestions were so good and I wish I could send you all yarn, seriously. Congrats KGLO! Email me and let me know... what is your FAVORITE COLOR? And all the rest of my dear readers, check back, because I'm going to have giveaways as long as this recession lasts, baby, and that's gonna be a long, long time.

You blog readers are the BEST. I now have a 2-shift a week waitress/server job at an upscale local restaurant and have already been employing (oh ho ho) your suggestions in my everyday life. Behold! I have joined the Toy Society! I have wandered around a new neighborhood (where I now have a waitress job! Going into a restaurant in the new neighborhood got me a job!), I have baked a new bread recipe, and I have begun my one-photo-a-day documentation of this period, which I will be keeping on flickr.


Not too much knitting I can show, since I just finished up two submissions and have one very large design well underway (all I can say is that it's a MAN design... men need more cool but simple patterns, for sure, and I have several men in my life to provide guidance for me on these), but I did finish my last baby jacket for a while, I think. I call it the "Little Professor" jacket due to its tweediness.

8 comments:

Lucette said...

This is fabulous news Ann.

Look forward to photos of your adventures. And the little jacket is adorable.
Lucky fri 13!

KGLO said...

Oh hooray! I never win stuff! :) Thanks!

Chris said...

Beautiful BSJ! Good luck with the new job. I love your patterns and blog.

Kirsten said...

Congratulations on having a job again! Love that name of the baby jacket, it is just right!

Aline la Bergère said...

What a sweet jacket, good job.
It's not in time for the contest but I will share with you a fun thing I do. I have my collection of favorite magazines such as Vogue Knitting and Marie Claire Idees and I love to peruse them and find new treasures, inspiration & techniques every time, free fun!

Salty Miss Jill said...

yay! Welcome back to the biz, sister!

Mrs. Lear said...

Congratulations! Our current ratios for tea latte are a double strength 8oz of tea, 4oz steamed milk, and 1-2 Tablespoons of vanilla syrup (which we made with 1c sugar to 1c water and some vanilla extract).

MaryjoO said...

catching up blog hopping! Good luck on your job -- hope your feet have made it through the first week!
Can imagine you have some great project on the needles though! But lovely items shown here, as usual!