Sunday, August 30, 2009

They Might Be Giants - Knitwear

Check out the fabulous knitted puppets at the beginning and end of this They Might Be Giants kid podcast!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

First Day of School

As of today...I have a third and fourth grader!!!

Friday, August 14, 2009

The only way I can enjoy ocean life...

I love the ocean...I hate the ocean...I love the to watch ocean life...I will not go in the water. And yes, although deathly afraid, I do think that sharks are quite amazing. I just found this over at Loobylu and this is a way that I can enjoy the ocean...without actually being in it. :)

Kuroshio Sea - 2nd largest aquarium tank in the world - (song is Please don't go by Barcelona) from Jon Rawlinson on Vimeo.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

More Knitting Help - Cast on and Seaming

For Apes - here is some direction for Casting On (the long tail method):
*Note: she does not start with a slip knot for some reason. You will find it easier to start with a slip knot first and then proceed as she does in the video.

For Heather - Here is a video showing how to seam a garter stitch edge. This first one is really great (note the awesome accent of the narrator makes it even better - Love IT!). They do not give an option to embed the video, but here is the link.