Thursday, December 21, 2006

First SP package

Yes, it's finally here. My long awaited SP package, all the way from Canada!
Thank you Knitting Godmother.

Right, I'll shut up now.

Here's the good stuff...

An overview. The lighting ain't that good but what're you gonna do eh?

I certainly have received a lot of yummy goodies. Chocolates, drink mixes, candy canes and Kinder Christmas Egg(?). Those are the collective edibles =) Next up, Cinnamon Candles, a very phunky tape measure (really needed that), Penguin Soap, R - ma very own post it pad, a cute Journal and a magnetic notepad (very cool)!!

Knitting SP sent me some Kool-Aid (a-whoo-hoo!) with instructions from Knitty to dye the Patons Merino Wool, and she has included a pattern from Magknits for a cute bag. Oh yes...a bottle of woolwash (I love it, I've been actually looking for something like this!) and the Jan 2007 issue of Creative Knitting for my reading pleasure along with some handmade stitch markers.

Close ups...

Gone in 60 seconds? I certainly hope not.

The fibery part of the package

Hmm...what should I knit? The wool is SO soft, I just wish it were cold enough here in Malaysia to wear woolly garments....sigh...we miss out on so much.

Purty handmade and customized stitchmarkers

Thanks a lot Knitting Godmother for a very excitingly Christmassy package.

Happy Holidays Everyone!

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Friday, December 08, 2006


Just to let y'all know...FBS is back on track and will be done soon. I didn't rectify the mistake but sort of trudged on and crossed my fingers hoping no one would notice. Hee hee.

Am in such a hurry so pics + story later y'all.

ps. thanks Mona for offering to rescue it!

Thursday, November 30, 2006

Back again

I'm BACK.'s good to be on top of things again. Without further ado, I shall proceed to the interesting stuff, in chronological order.

Here, minus all the chocolate (where did it go? ask my cat) is the prize I received from the very cool
Kimberly after winning her contest.

Two balls of creamy white Misti Alpaca and two balls of funky olive green mohair with pretty silver sparkles running through it.

She had included eight lovely stitch markers that were perfect for lace projects (no dangle = no tangle).

Not only that, but there was MORE, a big fat bar of dark chocolate with blueberries...yummmm...and tiny cute hershey's bars that were uh...gone...blame the cat.

ps. I don't have a cat

Thanks so much Kimberly! I tell you, she knows how to send out very cool prizes y'all.

Next up, I finally received my long awaited Funky Scarf. My swap pal I must say, is wonderful. Her first scarf actually had the misfortune of being lost in the mail and she made me another one. It's lovely.

It's the prettiest mulberry shade, with light pinks and grey. I love the way it feels. The rayon cotton blend is tangibly cool to the skin. I just fell in love the moment I put it on. Thank you swap pal, you're awesome!

Unfortunately, amidst all this joy, there is a grey cloud casting its shadow and this time its in the form of a very serious error in my FBS. It's so bad that I have actually put it down and can't even bring myself to look at it. It gives me the jitters y'all. Anyone willing to perform lifesaving surgery, please contact me, seriously. No really. I'm serious.

Norovember on the other hand, is going swell. I have succesfully HAND-FELTED (yeah baby, YEAH!) my Twiggy Tweed, panels and body. Who's your daddy now? Here is a blocking pic.

Hopefully it'll be put together by tomorrow, just in time for the Norovember celebrations.

That's about all for now. More later. Laterzz y'all

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Thursday, November 23, 2006

Happy Thanksgiving!

I've been a bad blogger lately =(

My excuses:
1. Pictureless post = boring
State of mind = lazy
Environment = lazy

So...lazy + lazy = LAZY
Therefore....LAZY = no photography
= pictureless post
(until 22.11.06)

Current mood = motivated
LAZY + motivated = post with pictures =)

2. Been caught with my FBS in hope of finishing it by the end of the month.

3. Uh...too much food = excess glucose = brain overload = POOF

Anyways I'm back, WITH pictures so that y'all don't fall off yer chairs bored senseless.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! What are you thankful for? I'm thankful for my wonderful family, my loving ----, my awesome friends, my online knitting world and friends, my little pets and life in general. Remember, say a little prayer for everything you're thankful for whenever you can =)

Now onto knitting updates. FBS is on the needles and progressing. I'm on the 9th pattern repeat and I do not know how much longer I should continue. I'm using 4.5mm circs, one strand of Knitpicks Shadow. How many repeats should I knit for a fairly sized shawl for my mom?

A progress pic:

Not a very flattering picture I must say but it's the only one that brings out the closest color match of the yarn.

I love the bumpity bumps of the pattern before blocking

Whats the deal with lifelines? I can never bring myself to use 'em. It's painstaking and well...I simply do NOT have the patience....HENCE....every mistake takes me around an hour to fix hehehe. And it's not like there hasn't been a lot of mistakes, pfffff....I think I could lop off about 4-5 hours in mistake fixing! Dang.

The Twiggy Tweed has not been put together yet, but here is a preblocking, prefelting picture just to show you the wacky colour combination.

Wacky n'est ce pas?

That's all for today. Back to FBS for hopefully what will be a continuous, mistake-free, knitting session.

Happy Knitting y'all!

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Sunday, November 12, 2006

Post-Exam schedule

It’s finally over. Now I can knit till I go cross-eyed. Isn’t that a wonderful thought?

So in celebration of exam-termination, Twiggy tweed from Knitty was cast on. The body and the two panels were completed in two days. In the spirit of Norovember, the panels have been done in Noro Kureyon. It should present a good contrast.

Now it’s time for felting, BUT I do not have a hot water washing machine!! Has anyone had any success with hand felting? I would love to hear of any experiences. Pictures soon.

Another FO would be the cozy I knitted up for my buddy Mira’s cellphone. It’s the Yugioh Pattern, really cute I tell ya. Here is a preblocking picture.

The yarn is 69% cotton and 31% viscose. Any idea how to block it into shape? It’s a bit floppy, but in the picture, a rather small cellphone is hiding inside.

Next up is the beginning of all things Christmas-y. This is the first time I’m going to be knitting gifts for my family, it’s a scary thought since I take like forever to finish something. Eeeep.

Here is what is going to be on the needles soon. The Flower Basket Shawl with Knitpicks Shadow in Sunset.

Those gorgeous Addis are not mine….but belong to Mira who very graciously lent them to me for this project. She received them from her awesome SP.

Now for more cool news, I just received a package from the very cool Polly at All Tanged Up. She noticed that there weren’t any selections of sock yarn here in Malaysia (yes I did whine about that many-a-place) and so she suggested a swap and tada…I received my package. There was yarn, ooo yes there was yarn, and also a tin of delicious Jaffa Cakes that vanished within 3 minutes after I unpacked everything.

The skein on the left is Amethyst from Fleece Artist. It’s in the most gorgeous deep purple I’ve ever seen.

The red ball is Lana Grossa – Meilenweit Cotton Spirit. It’s so soft and yummy.

The lighter pink one is Trekking XXL, soft sweet shades of pink and lilac. The two little balls are Cascade Fixation in a kaleidoscope of colours!

Boy do I have plans for this lot as well. Thank goodness exams are out of the way. WooooOOOoooooot!

Thanks a lot Polly. I love everything you've sent.

Well thats about all for this post. Isn't life just great after exams?

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Thursday, November 02, 2006

A sock and a scarf

Exam stress.

I cast on for...

Toddler socks

It was a win-win situation. I get to practice socks, beat stress, end up with an FO and blog about it too.

And it turned out to be...

Look holes! (with a pen for scale)

Toddler? Three year old more likely.
Why? Uh...well technically, I did swatch it but then realised it was a tad too big but continued knitting anyway. No harm, no foul. I did learn how to get rid of the darn holes, keep my stitches even AND the kitchener stitch too!

Now I have one sock in a size that is certainly no use to anyone I know. My first sock, I think I shall frame it. Memories of Socktoberfest immortalised in a framed sock. Interesting.

Anyways moving on. Kathy at
MinxKnits finally received her funky scarf and I'm ecstatic to say, she loves it.
Here is a lovely picture that she was nice enough to take while modelling it!

Doesn't she look purty?

In other news, if you are completely bored and are looking for something to do, check out these bloopers in the celebrity world and entertaining commentating, go visit this site. I’m sure you already know about it but ah well, it’s easier having the link put out for you.

Happy Knitting bloggeroos!

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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Funky Scarf and Socktoberfest Update

First off, the Funky Scarf Swap. If y’all had noticed, the FS % bar on the right has suddenly hit 100% and so, I’m very proud to say that it was completed and shipped off to Kathy at Minx Knits in USA. Unfortunately I have no pictures to show for my work but I’m hoping to swipe a few from her when she receives it. Am crossing my fingers and hoping she likes it.

Next, Socktoberfest update:

Ladies and gentle cars…


The one…

The only…

Starter Stockinette Sock…

Do you see the hole? Its me-made, not hamster-made.

Magenta? Mais non....

And well, only if you are wondering…IT’S ACRYLIC! Yes yes, the hot, itchy, horrible stuff that bad yarn days (and dreams) are made of.

Why you ask? Ah…let me tell you. That’s the beauty of the story…the madness. Now as you all know I’ve never knitted a sock in my life. And you also know that I have received a very beautiful colorway of Claudia’s Handpainted to experiment with socks. But don’t y’all agree that it’s too precious to “experiment” with (think frustrated ripping, loose gussets and dpns used as a weapon)? I could never do that to the pretty pretty sock yarn.

And so, out comes the acrylic and BIG dpns (3.3mm). Again I was too chicken to use the lovely ones Ruth sent to me. Casting on was a cinch, but not so much like the first time using dpns.

It took me sometime to get used to sticks poking me while I was knitting (note: these dpns are 12’’ long [stop laughing]). But after a while I did get a hang of it. So by the time I reached the heel, I remembered to try it on and well it’s BIG. Why? Hello. It’s 3.3mm and acrylic in sportweight y’all.

What you didn't see before....

Isn’t it hilarious? It’s waaaaay too big at the cuff. Not to mention the big, fat hole, where I picked up the stitches to join the heel flap.

Anyways I trudged on, the heel flap was cool fun to knit. And my fave, the turning of the heel. This time I kept trying it on and reducing accordingly whew. I'd rather not mention the hole that you saw before. Any tips to get rid of the darn thing would be highly appreciated.

So, what do y’all think? Should I cast on for a real sock with the proper teensy dpns and actual sock yarn just yet? Or continue this one? Any suggestions will be seriously given good thought and happy vibes sent to everyone at the same time.

Oh yes another thing I would love some help on: one skein of Claudia’s Handpainted in Sea dreams. What can I knit with this? I’m itching to try it out but don’t know what I can finish with it. It’s fingering weight, 182 yards. Someone please help =)

In other news, Meta, otherwise known as the Big Momma of the Hamster underworld gave birth to 5 little babies. (Sing along y'all....Ma Hamster, she taught her four pups *ma ma ma maa*, Ma Hamster, to handle a bun...*ma ma ma maa* [to be sung in the same cadence as Ma Baker by Boney M and yes, my hamster family love buns and any sort of bread for that matter]). Both babies and mommy are doing great. Can't wait to play with the little fellas.

My finals are starting this week, all the way till mid-November. Less knitting time, unfortunately but that's life. You give some, you take some. Hard work and luck, that's what I need and of course, God's grace. But I'm still fReAkInG oUt.

Anyways, that’s all for now. Hope y’all have a great week, knitting and otherwise.

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Sunday, October 15, 2006

Title Change

As y'all can see, the name of my blog has been officially changed to 'Rain's Knit-Bits'. This is after a lot contemplation as to whether 'Knit Addict' made any sense grammatically and I figured: IT DOESN'T.

What was I thinking? Probably wasn't thinking. But then I figured, who cares, I probably was the only one with a title like this, only to find out that there is another Knit Addict in the blogging world who started waaahaaaay before I did.

That made up my mind, I got to change!

So if anyone has linked to my page as Knit Addict, sorry for the trouble, but do change it. Thanks =)

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More Fun Qs answered

Another fun questionnaire by our cool host for SP9

Actor -
Joshua Lucas (remember Snowy River: The McGregor Saga? I used to watch that religiously) and Keanu Reeves

Actress -
Sandra Bullock (oh lol, the stars of Speed)

Animal -

Band -

Book -
DO I really have to pick? Lily White by Susan Isaacs; everything by Thomas Hardy; Harry Potter Series (of course!!)

Bubble Bath -

Candy -
Do After Eight mints count?! Okay other than that, ooo yes...some Mango gummy stuff I found in Malaysia. I don't recall the name but wow, they're good!

Color -

Ginger Beer by Bundaberg only!

Flower -

Food -
Lasagne and Quiche a la me =) (I'm not trying to brag but it's a popular opinion with my friends and I like it too *runs and hides under some yarn*)

Lip Balm -

Lotion -

Movie -
Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Crash...that's all I can think of right now

Place -
It's a stretch of forest in Sri Lanka with a road through the middle. The road is overshadowed by entwined branches of the magnificent trees from both sides, casting just enough light to make it all so dreamy and magical. It brings back a lot of good memories.

Song -
Unknown by Lifehouse

TV Show -
FRIENDS hands down

Yarn -
Oh boy, I love almost everything that I can get my hands on. But scratchy ones excluded.

Vacation Spot -
There is a place back home, so romantic, so beautiful that I would just love to spend a vacation at. I know thats lame since it's back home but WOW, this place is awesome. Exclusive restaurants, classy chalets, a spa, a dreamy creek with little boats going back and forth (each chalet has its own boat for the inhabitant to use exclusively). The place is lit entirely by exquisite lamps that make it so traditional and beautiful.

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Fun Qs

Our very cool SP9 hostess tagged us with these interesting questions on her blog and I thought I'd give it a whirl =)

1. Where is your favorite knitting spot?
At my study table, in front of the computer so I can knit while watching FRIENDS, its my favorite thing in the world to do.

2. If you suddenly could never knit again (shudder) - what would you do instead?
I would write, I love writing =) ; other than that I would probably try to pick up spinning or dyeing.

3. If you could travel anywhere in the world - where would you go and why?
Hmm...I would really love to go back to Switzerland for a longer trip (I barely spent a week there a long time ago), its just SO beautiful and tranquil.
Next on the list would be Japan, because it's just so cool and then of course the United States, to get every type of yarn there is ;) and pay the mind boggling shipping costs myself =P

4. When you were little - What did you want to do "when you grew up?" Are you doing it?
I wanted to be a doctor or a sleuth. Well I like to think that I'm on way there and what I'm looking into right now, would fall a bit into both categories woooOOoooot!

5. What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Without doubt, chocolate. Anything with lots of dark chocolate yep. My current favourite is Maui Brownie Madness at Baskin Robbins (it's yoghurt, so 98% fat free!!). Try it y'all, it's amazing!

Sunday, October 08, 2006

Wonderful Surprises

This is an exciting post. A few days ago, a package that I had been desperately waiting for turned up in the form of a collection letter at my door. There was a big hoo-haa to go collect the package but I'll skip those details.

The highly awaited package was from Ruth who is simply AWESOME. Thanks so much Ruth, ~HUGS~. I love absolutely everything you've sent to me.
I just can't wait to get started on my socks now that, thanks to Ruth, I'm completely armed with everything I could possibly need.

Anyways, I'll shut up now and you can see for yourself why I'm so ecstatic.

Mr. Box, who brought all my goodies to me, safe and sound =)

The Book Family who are raring to teach me the art of sock knitting and help me keep track of everything

The one on the left is shaped like a sock. It's got loads of fun patterns that I'm just dying to try out. The pamphlet is full of techniques and lastly the Journal...oh I LOVE it! It's too precious to even touch, I can't bring myself to write in it, I just want to put it in its own pedestal and just..well...admire it =)

Three amazing shades, all waiting to be knitted up.

This is a closeup of the Regia in maroonish brown. Perfect for guy's socks!

Claudia Handpainted in Sea Dreams – isn’t she so pretty?

Claudia Handpainted in Deep Blue – this is amazing, if there is an Ocean in Heaven, these are the colours the water would take. I just love the colorway, it’s all my fave shades of blue rolled into one! Ruth, how did you know?

I completely flipped out when I saw the Claudia's Handpainted skeins. Who would have thought that I, ME, would EVER get a skein that gorgeous yarn. The best I could do before this was drool at the gorgeous colorways floating around on the internet. look...I actually have not one, but THREE skeins!

The whole loot that made my day =)

I wasn't able to take closeups of the needles but you can see two sets of dpns there in the EXACT sizes I was looking for! Thanks a bunch Ruth. Now I can attempt those gorgeous footies she's knitted. Won't be nowhere near as nice as hers though! I'm a newbie.

I also received a skein of Noro from Carine who visited Malaysia and most of us knitters here got the chance to meet up with her. Thanks Carine! This is my first skein of Noro.

Hmm...Noro oh Noro, you shall remain as Noro. What should I do with you eh?

Sigh...I'm giddy with happiness =) thanks to the wonderful friends I have made through this oh-so-addictive hobby and the internet of course. Thanks so much you guys!

Well I think that is all for this super happy post. Enjoy the week everybody! Lots of good vibes for everyone from me.

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Friday, October 06, 2006

SP9 Questionnaire

Dear SP9,

Here is my completed questionnaire. If you have any more questions, feel free to contact me =)

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like?
I love knitting with any yarn that is soft and silky. Cotton is what is best suited for weather here in Malaysia. But not so big on 100% acrylic really, because it’s SO HOT here and no eyelash yarn either.

2. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in?
Right now, I’ve got a Pringles’ tin that has been dressed up to look like a passable holder for my straights. Nothing for my circulars yet though…

3. How long have you been knitting & how did you learn? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced?
I learnt knitting from my parents 10 years ago and picked it up again early this year.
I would think that my skills are probably intermediate.

4. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list?
Yes....check the side bar please.

5. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products, etc.)
I love rose the most. Floral, spicy and fruity are lovely.

6. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy?
Hell yeah…I’m a total sucker for dark chocolate. My favorites are After Eight mints.

7. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Do you spin?
I crochet too, but am not a big fan. I don’t know how to spin. I would love to learn how to dye my own yarn too.

8. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD)
Well Alternative, I LUURVE Lifehouse. I’m into some RnB too.

9. What's your favorite color(s)? Any colors you just can't stand?
Oh purple purple PURPLE, I love purple. Sorry, yes, calming down now. I like pink too, followed by deep blues and fresh deep forest greens and black of course. I hate colours that are too bright and fluoresce, oh and I do absolutely detest beige! White is nice on me though.

10. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets?
I have a room-mate. I have four adorable hamsters.

11. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos?
I do wear scarves and hats. I’ll wear my PONCHO when I’m finished with it.

12. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?
Well I love anything that’s flattering and trendy. Always looking for flattering, sassy, sexy stuff to knit ;)

13. What are you knitting right now?
A shrug that needs some damage control and a halter.

14. Do you like to receive handmade gifts?
Yes of course

15. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Bamboo, aluminum, plastic?
Circulars definitely. Aluminium I guess. I’m loving the only pair of Inox circulars I’ve got.

16. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift?
Unfortunately neither

17. How old is your oldest UFO?
The knitted halter is about 6 months old and the poncho 10 months old.

18. What is your favorite holiday?
Hmm…I take holidays during my birthday, does that count? =) Okay okay, I love Christmas and Easter.

19. Is there anything that you collect?
Does yarn count?

20. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have?
Addi Turbos
Patterns: One Skein Wonder & Simple Knitted Bodice by Glampyre Knits

Books: The Stitch 'N Bitch Calendar 2007, Stitch 'N Bitch Journal; Stitch 'n Bitch: The Knitters Handbook by Debbie Stoller
Unfortunately I have no suscriptions to any Knitting magazines.

21. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn?
Magic loop, knitting on two circulars and the sock-in-sock technique illustrated in the Fall Knitty 2006.

22. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements?
I’m just getting started. Ladies size 8.

23. When is your birthday? (mm/dd)
September 21st

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Knits and bits

Here is the picture of the other yarn that I received from my ---- for my Birthday. It’s Katia Sevilla in the most gorgeous color, well I know I’m a purple person, but itsn’t this blue just breathtaking? Don't mind the horrible editing, but I had no patience to run it through Photoshop or Illustrator so just used a lame block brush in Paint. I might update it later =)

Finally Lelah is done. Cast off and everything. Just have to give her a good wash and see if she needs any blocking. Here is a picture taken just before casting off, the battery ran out after this so it’s the closest FO pic I have:

I'm not a big fan of the yarn I've used for this. I wish I had had some cotton or something just as nice, like silk (Tilli Tomas?? Now that's wishful thinking).

My shrug is done as well. But then after trying on I realized the back is a tad too short and so I decided to pick up the stitches and extend it a bit. I’m not quite sure where I’m going with this shrug because I barely have half a ball of the mohair left. Need a miracle here people.

Here is the last of my pending WIPs, a purple halter. My very first knitting project. I started it a LONG time ago at a LYS. I specified the pattern I wanted, the size I wanted and the ladies working there seem to have hearing problems and are too haughty to admit that they were wrong when I pointed out that the halter is not turning out the way I wanted it to.

This is the reply I got “Oh it’s the same, the SAME, the same, the SAME. Don’t worry. It will be the same.”

How the bloody hell can two things be the same when the pattern is SO CLEARLY different? Are they stupid or am I blind? It cost me a fortune for this damn thing.

I don't like it. Can I sue?

Well since I’m almost through two of my three pending WIPs, I decided to treat myself and cast on for a new mini project. It’s the Eye Mask from Knitty. My ---- requested for one to cope with my nocturnal habits during weekends when I’m at his place. I love staying up late, blopping, blogging, knitting and just plain wasting time =) so much so that he’s given up convincing me to sleep at night. Actually I cast on a few days ago and it’s done now. I wish I could post a picture but again, batteries dead.

Somehow the pattern did not agree with what I was looking for so I completely altered it beyond recognition and instead, I followed the instructions in my head. Does that make this my own pattern?
What do you think?

Well that is about all I have for this time. Oh except for leaving you with a picture of a WIP that is about 10 months old now. It’s a crochet poncho.

It’s so simple, why can’t I just finish it?

Happy Knitting everybody!!

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Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Bday Post

Here is the belated birthday post that I've meaning to do since the 21st but ah well, things got in the way.

First things first, I GOT MY PC BACK! How much did it cost? Three hundred and thirty bucks. That's around $92. My cellie is going to cost another $50 so that's going to be non-operational till further notice.

Well the morning of my birthday pretty much sucked lemons. So did the rest of the day till around twilight. Well then it kinda picked up after I went off for dinner with my ---- and my buddy Mira. I got my first bday pressie from Mira just as we sat down to order. Lookie at me, soo excited:

What's inside? Want to take a peek?

It's three skeins of yummy mohair in the dreamiest of colours! Gorgeous init? Thanks babe! I started dreaming of what to knit the moment I saw the skeins. I'm hoping to knit the Serrano in Knitty by cosmisplutoknits, let's see.

Now to the food. Here's what we had...

This pizza interestingly you can maybe see has pepperoni, smoked chicken AND shrimps. We each got to choose a topping, which explains the clashing ingredients. But it was pretty awesome, I would kill for some right now.

My stomach just gave an audible growl, yikes! But boy does that pizza look good! It was gone in about three minutes after this picture teehee....

The next on the menu was a gorgeous looking lasagna. Its veggie but looked absolutely fantastic. Not that big on taste though, I must say. It tasted way too tomatoey for me and everyone else. But this was my ----'s choice so I just stole a bite =)

But doesn't this pic make you want to have some? Looks oh-so-cheesy but trust me if you are at Pizza Uno, don't go for this unless you love eating tomato paste thats been baked with cilantro. Oh oh, the egg plant somehow looked yellow, but it was quite okay (yes I stole a slice of eggplant too =P)

Next was the Spaghetti Napolitana and the Fettuccini Carbonara. Somehow the Napolitana is too tomatoey (surprise!). BUT it compliments the Carbonara so well, which is a bit bland. Siigggh....I'm HUNGRY! Pictures? Blogger refuses to upload again...

Here's the last one. Fettuccini Bolooosomething something lol.

Looks fabulous, doesn't it? Ah well.

Here's some advice, please order the Iced Chocolate. It's fantastic!

Last but not least, my teensy, but BIG on taste Mud Cake. The reason I look so embarrassed is that there are a LOT of people singing Happy Birthday to me.

That was my day =)

This seems more like a restaurant review than a post. But hey, it's my blog so =P

I got some more awesome yarn from my ---- the next day but didn't have a camera to take pictures of it so that will be left for later.

Thanks to everyone who remembered and wished me well.

Signing off...

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Monday, September 18, 2006

Life goes on

Last week was honestly the longest week I have encountered since I started life in Malaysia 2 years ago. Strange? I KNOW. Usually days go by in a flash and I'm left in a vortex that's spinning madly and I'm thinking, where did the weekend go? Heck, where did the week go?

But boy, last week, days slugged by, amazing that Monday finally came. No premonitions yet on how this week is going to go.

I was hoping this could be a picture post but instead I lost functionality of both my cell phone AND my PC, how rotten is that? I have so much work due this week and I just discovered I may have to spend a fortune on repairing my lifelines. I'm am so lost without my PC, can't get any work done...nothing. But repairing must be done asap, that would mean I'll have to delay treating my buddies for my birthday, which totally sucks. But let's see, God has a funny way of working his magic.

Ah my shrug is coming along just swell. I just realised that, the bonehead that I am, I should have started practicing the sleeves using dpns in order to get ready to knit socks from some yarn that I ordered from Knitpicks! But NO, now I have to seam and I have not done a matress stitch EVER and I can't seam to save my life.
Help please....

Lelah is still in her corner with another pair of circular needles for company. "Soon soon..." I tell her, everytime she looks at me.

OH yes, the Funky scarf swap, as you can see, my percentage bar shows a zero, thats not because I am a bad swappie, but because the yarn I have ordered, has not arrived yet (yes, from Knitpicks).

The Drop Stitch Scarf is swimming in the frog pond along with another over-zealously cast on belt that is too hideous in colour to even mention! Actually it was quite nice but I realised I would never wear it, so what is the point, my fellow bloggeroos?

To another long week....and hopefully this time I'll stop and smell the flowers...
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