Kitty Pi USA

Chris and I have three cats: Puck, Pepper, and Tiger.  We only had two Kitty Pi (Pis?).  Clearly, this needed to change.  The Quidditch World Cup Semifinal Round required knitting a project of at least 300 yards, and the United States is one of the Semifinal teams.  Solution: A Kitty Pi in red, white, and blue.  Easy Peasy.

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May 2014 Wrap Up

The last few days have been a whirlwind of crafting and posting classes in HPKCHC.  Now that the first month of term is over, I thought I would take a moment to see if I had met the goals I set for this month.  I have three finished projects that have not yet gotten their own blog posts: the MAPLE LEAF shawl, the Ladderstitch Dishcloths, and some dyeing experiments.  I will be writing up detailed posts on those projects and posting them over the next couple days.  In the mean time, here’s the overview!

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Sapphire & Scarlet Monsters

I finished two monsters, which I turned in for HPKCHC Quidditch Round 2.  Here’s the Official Stats:

  • Pattern: Hugo the Couch Potato Monster by Rebecca Danger
  • Yarn: 141 yards Vanna’s Choice in Sapphire / 137 yards Vanna’s Choice in Scarlet
  • Needles: US 5 /3.75 mm
  • Finished Dimensions: approximately 12″ tall
  • Made for: Hartford (Connecticut) Children’s Hospital, pediatric oncology floor
  • Ravelry Project Page: Sapphire Hugo / Scarlet Hugo

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HPKCHC Spring 2014 Term

The Harry Potter Knitting / Crocheting House Cup (HPKCHC) Spring 2014 Term started on May 1.  Before term starts, I usually plan out my projects.  I did some of my usual planning for this term, but did not finish or get a chance to write a blog post about it because of getting ready for and attending Maryland Sheep and Wool.  Today, I am finishing my planning.  I did talk about this topic in the one podcast episode I published, but in case you haven’t seen that episode, I will explain in detail how the game works and how I plan for a new term.

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