Slytherpuff;; The Stuff of Legend
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Coding with attitude
My dye project is drying, but I can't tell yet whether it came out alright or not. I haven't tried more than one color very often yet, and this was my first time using my shiny new Jacquard dyes. So, this skein was quite experimental. I didn't try any crazy patterns on the yarn, just big blocks of color. As of right now, I can see there must have been air bubbles somewhere (arrrg, I tried so hard to get them out!!!) because the colors didn't bleed into some white spaces. I'll know how it came out when I wind it into a ball, and I'll post pictures!

I also finished 3 of the things I'm putting in the kit for Olive! I plan to make my way to Diagon Alley today to shop for supplies to make a DIY yarn swift, and I found a ball winder on sale today from a shop nearby.

-♥ Penelope Caerphilly

Lavender asked if I would show some pictures of my dog that ate the chocolate, so I figured - hey, might as well show the whole zoo, yeah? Click on the pictures for a bigger image.

Suzie aka Suzapalooza, is our newest addition. I work for a local animal rescue group, and she was one of our cats at the shelter that didn't really have a chance at being adopted since she's nearly 14. Then there's Maggie (my sheltie-shepherd pup) and Jada (my sister's morkie). Both are 10 months old, soon to be 11 months. And then, of course, there is my 9 year old Spice aka GirlyGirl. I rescued her from a farm when I was in fifth grade.





Jada actually doesn't look much like that anymore, but I don't have very many pictures of her on this computer. And that's a picture of Maggie when she was five months old, but I love it so much! She's a good model.

I went through all of the trouble to find this kick ass layout, and now it seems I'll have to make my own or spend hours finding the next perfect layout. :( All because this template doesn't have the code for previous entries, and I can't find the proper code to make that link happen. Hah, take that blogger! I changed the post settings so now I don't even need a previous entries link.


- ♥ Mary

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Name: Penelope Caerphilly
Home: Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Second Year; Slytherin; Charms Addict; Irish

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Mary; 19; Slytherpuff; knitter; beader; sewer; spinner; fiber afficionado; green; yellow; addicted to yarn; addicted to knitting; love of all things vintage, especially pin-up girls; irish-english-italian-scottish-polish; NJ born n' raised; feisty red head; Zacharias Smith, Minerva McGonagall, Narcissa Malfoy, and Andromeda Black; H/D fan

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Wish List
In no particular order, a list of trivial and non-trivial things that make me happy, none of which you need to get me, but I hope you get some ideas from the list:
  • Knit Picks Options Nickel plated needles size 8
  • Knit Picks Nickel Plated circular needles
  • Tea; I love sweet teas like chamomille, earl grey, ginger, etc
  • Pens; I like cool pens, I don't know why, I just do. I steal all of the good ones from the office I work at haha!
  • ANYTHING DISNEY. Especially Alice in Wonderland (specifically Alice, Mad Hatter, or Cheshire Cat); Beauty and the Beast; Little Mermaid; Sleeping Beauty; Cars; Wall-E; Eeyore or Tigger
  • Anything VINTAGE, especially from the 40s and 50s.
  • Anything to do with Audrey Hepburn, the woman is my idol!! Breakfast at Tiffany's is quite possibly the best movie ever made!
  • Penguins, Elephants, Otters, Badgers, Snakes, and Lions make me happy
  • I love patterns. Plaid, polka dots, vintage victorian flowery patterns, stripes, etc
  • Imagination sock yarn. [ unicorn, mermaid lagoon, pixie dust ]
  • Jewelry. Whether it's handmade, or from a place like Claires. I love to accessorize! I love necklaces with small and large pendants, especially Fleur de lis, Elephants, Birds (Owls, Sparrows), and Skeleton Keys
  • Photography. I'm a huuuuuuge fan of photography. I love stock photos.
  • Art! I love art as much as I love photography! You can see my DeviantART page to get a feel for the sort of styles I like!
  • Anything cute that has to do with sushi! I collect chopsticks :3
  • Anything to do with Pirates! ARRR!!
  • Music! I love discovering new music! Make me a mix CD and I will love you! Right now I'm in a moody girl music mood. I have a playlist with Taylor Swift, Erin Mccarley, and Demi Lovato. If you want to know what's in my iTunes, just ask!
  • Stationary / Stock / Matte cards
  • Nailpolish!
  • Bodywash / Hand lotions / Perfumes / Loufas / etc
  • Anything to do with the seasons. Winter and fall are my favorites, but I love having random things about them all!
  • Headbands!
  • A sock blocker! I've finally started knitting socks, and I don't have anything to block them on! [ medium sized 7-8, if that matters ]