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Can’t Hitchhike anymore

Posted by mousewrites on December 17, 2004

Because all my towels were stolen. All of them. Three loads of towels, phht, gone.

Now I can’t Hitchhike. Bummer. I should stand outside a wallmart and hold up a sign that says “Disadvangated knitter, has no towels. Please help and god bless.” Guess I have to change my christmas list!

I couldn’t stand not knitting anymore. I pulled a pattern of the web, tinkered with it, charted a pattern, and knit up the first of the Heritic Gloves, as i’m calling them. Here’s the first one, held together with a pencil:

The recepient has bigger hands than me. Than I? I can never remember that grammar rule.

Here’s a close up of the pattern I charted. As I am calling them the Heritic Gloves, you can guess what the symboligy* is there.

What? the back? Sure!

The highlighted floats are where my brain took a vacation and I somehow didn’t twist them in. I’m going to tack them down before I seam them up.

And Libs and I went to my first ‘stitch and bitch’, at Anacapa Fine Yarns, in Ventura. They were very nice, and we chatted. Of course, they thought we were freaks, which I guess we are, but they liked us anyway.

At one point the left half of the table was all L names: Lois, Lucy?, Linda, Lindsey, Libby… It was quite strange.

I’m going to go cast on for the second Heritic Glove. God, it feels good to knit again!

*name the movie and you might get a prize!

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One Response to “Can’t Hitchhike anymore”

  1. Anonymous said

    So how did you manage to get three loads of towels stolen? I’m confused.

    Plus did you know that Disney is making a H2G2 animated movie?

    http://hitchhikers.movies.go.com/index.html

    RtW

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