Sunday, January 27, 2008

Baby You've Got No Teeth But That's Ok, We've Got Creamed Corn

Words of love from some chick who appeared on Jerry Springer to express her adoration of her mother's toothless boyfriend. Or something.

No FO's to show, but I'm making progress.

Twist is coming along. I'm almost done with the back. The color in the top photo is more accurate, but the picture on the bottom shows how well the cables pop with this yarn.

Twist is a nice pattern. Now that I've learned (the hard way) to read ahead for those 'blah, blah, blah, ....and at the same time do THIS' instructions, it's moving along pretty nicely.

Plain ol' socks are nice when I don't feel like counting and cables. The yarn is Opal Rainforest, in 'Jakob the Cheeky One' colorway. I like cheeky.

Trading Old for New

No, not husbands - I took part in the yarn swap at Purlescence today. I left the house with 2 bags full of yarn, and came back with one. And a pretty nice one at that:

Some cotton in a pretty sage from Southwest Trading Company.

A linen blend that Jasmin brought in. I think it's going to become a nice, lightweight sweater

A silk and mohair blend put up for adoption by Kathy. I hear a Christmas Present coming on; there's enough here for a wrap or something like that.

Another item from Jasmin's swap pile. I'm not sure of the fiber content but it's a combo of a couple of things wound together. All I know is it's soft, a great color and there's a ton of it. It's going to be a wrap or something for me.

I forgot - I actually do have an FO:

I haven't made this in over ten years and I don't know why - it's easy, it's quick and it's damn good. Not to mention healthful. I can't publish my recipe because I actually follow this one straight from a book (More 60-Minute Gourmet by Pierre Franey) but if you do an on-line search for Arroz con Pollo, I'm sure you'll find an equivalent. Basically you saute some chicken, toss in some veggies and seasoning including saffron, add rice, broth and wine, cook for a while and you're done.



tiggerr said...

Jasmin was quite the 'Santa' yesterday!

I got a skein of wicked thick orange yarn to felt with from her.

I also managed to bring more than took away.
All of it feltable as I had decided befroe coming and all of it will go towards boutique items for the Leukemia Society.

Jasmin said...

I'm proud to say that I, too, left with less than I brought. Woo!

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TheAmpuT said...

yarn looks great, but the food looks amazing! It reminds looks like a paella, only with veggies!

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