Archive for June 11th, 2010

Yes, I’m still crocheting like mad! Over the holiday weekend, I finished my Abalone Shell (by Kira Dulaney, published in Interweave Crochet, Spring 2010). I had bought this yarn at a great price quite a while back. It was space-dyed, and I wasn’t sure what I’d do with it… and when I saw this pattern, I just KNEW the yarn was meant for it.  My friend Larina had rolled the yarn into balls for me.  I made some decreases after the bust on the shell, which actually made it gap a bit funny on the sides, but I still love it!

Original hank of yarn purchased

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Web of lies

Unfortunately, I’ve been having trouble with my Internet connection – AGAIN.  I’ve contacted my new 4G provider, and their customer service representatives have been exceedingly polite and helpful – but unable to resolve the issue.  They suspected the tower needed servicing, and had it scheduled for end of August.

Sadly, the problem was getting worse, not better.  I finally broke down and checked into my other option – cable Internet.  Now, don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the idea of cable Internet, phone and TV.  Cable Internet is super fast and cable TV obviously vastly expands your viewing options.  There’s just one issue with cable – Greeley Center Cable doesn’t service Chicago.  I have ONE provider option – the EVIL HORRIBLE MONOPOLY cable company of Chicago.


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