Thursday, December 21, 2006

Rob, you are killing me!!!!!

Rob won't quit posting about Jitterbug, the newish Colinette sock yarn. God knows he's the number one Colinette 'ho, but I gotta go fondle some Jitterbug.

Here are the colors I like:

Castagna (Italian for Chestnut) & Copperbeach.
Rob calls them masculine and neutral, so that must mean I'm his butch b*tch.
Forever & always, Rob : )

I have no intention of making socks out of this stuff, I'm dreaming of a long fitted lacy cardigan/jacket thing. It will break the bank won't it?

Carla, Mistress of Public Policy, & I will go on a Jitterbug hunt after Christmas, we'll bring Zingerman's & we might bring beer.

I spent a good portion of the morning making wee felted snowballs with third graders & tomorrow I felt with second graders, so now I'm going to cuss like a drunken sailor on leave & crack a Guinness. Brilliant!


Blogger Rob said...

Gawd, I adore you. On so many levels.

And get this--we had a mail order inquiry for yarn for Latifah. So we're making up kits for colourways (over a dozen so far, maybe 20+ combos) and we're gonna make one up for a model and then feature it on the blog...kickin' it old school. You should see the combos Matt and SueH put together today. WOOOOF!

3:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did you see the fingering weight sweater Lucy Neatby came up with? Might make a neat cardigan- check what she did to make her alterations-

6:19 PM  
Blogger Mandy said...

Whoa, that's gorgeous. Ow, ow, ow, the yarn lust, it hurts me... ;)

7:02 PM  
Anonymous susan said...

yep, rob got me too. spent the house insurance money on jitterbug in the fire colorway, lantern moon ebony dpns and i am having the time of my life. this yarn has the most wonderful hand and using these needles makes me feel like a million bucks. now, if i could pass that on to the checking account!

11:08 AM  
Anonymous regina said...

They have Jitterbug at the Point in NYC, but I was strong (read: broke) and I resisted. Not easy to do, i assure you.


4:54 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

I got some Jitterbug at Have You Any Wool in Berkley- it's as gorgeous as it looks, I tell you!

8:57 PM  
Blogger Jeanne said...

Geez. That is some beautiful yarn! And I was just about to start a yarn diet. I guess tomorrow really is the best time to start diets...

2:11 PM  

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