Thursday, June 12, 2008

In which our hero has a cameo

Hallo folks and folkses.
Today is the thirteenth day of the sixth month of the year (ooh, and it's a Friday, too, spoooooky), which can only mean one thing., and that is that it is the (second) blogiversary of this here blog.

I had wanted to maybe hold a big giveaway/contest, but alas, I have nothing to give. Or perhaps I could have unveiled some shiny new blog layout, but no new layout is to be found.
Instead, I think a few 'thank yous' are in order.
Let me say first and foremost, thank you for reading and commenting and generally being all kinds of awesome (yes, you). Keep up the awesome, too.
Um, actually, that was sort of the big major one, but I've got on slightly smaller thanks as well.
Thanks to the wonderful Miss Happy for giving me an excuse to knit this. If I could make like a hobbit and provide gifts for you all on anniversaries (yes, I know a blogiversary isn't a birthday, but it's close enough), I would most gladly do so. For now, however, I must simply leave you with photos and good wishes.

Be well, everyone! I shall attempt to make a return to semi-regular posting in due time.
Oh, and Mademoiselle Happy, We had better see some shawl action shots, providing it is in fact to your liking (because people, the thing was entirely knit to my whim, she has just been the unwitting bystander in all this).

Last minute edit!
I am so glad I typed that all last night because after taking tonnes of photos, I went and got winged by a truck door on my home from lunch. I am bruised and battered and the radiologist says my arm is not broken (though from the outside, it looks like it could have been fractured), and I am in general, quite ok, if tender. Also, my right wrist is very unhappy, so I will have to leave uploading photos until at least tomorrow. But I can give you these two pictures for now, with a promise of more to come.




  1. Congratulations on the blogaversary and get well soon! I broke my ankle last summer when I got hit with a steel exit door (it was that or my face. I opted for the ankle).

    Anyway, congrats!

  2. yay! happy blogiversay. I hope you and your blog have a nice quiet dinner together over candle light. Or you know, go buy some yarn to share with said blog (and hence us!). Truck doors are the evil, I nearly broke a leg once because of an old BF's truck door. All that said, get better hun!

  3. OMG! I hope you're ok.. *hugs* That sounds very nasty indeed. :(

    On the Blog front, Happy Blogiversary and that shawl is STUNNING!

  4. Holy Moley! I hope you are alright and that you heal quickly!

    And your shawl is toooo pretty.

  5. Happy Blogaversary!

    The shall is beautiful. As usual I'm green with envy at your lace knitting skills. But it's a friendly shade of green.

    Please feel better soon. I hope that being injured does not cut down on your knitting. I've read somewhere that if you drape angora over an injury, it makes the swelling go down. Maybe you can give it a try and let me know if it works.

  6. when I said 'shall' I meant shawl. Silly dyslexia.

  7. happy blogiversary, and feel better!

  8. Ack, doors! Feel better, with any luck it won't interfere with your knitting.

  9. Blimey. Hope you can still knit and aren't too shaken up. I prescribe tea.
    The shawl is simply stunning.

  10. Ms. Happy is happy. It really is gorgeous...


  11. It's a beautiful shawl.
    I heard about it at the BitchyBees on Friday, some of the girls were taking about the great job you did.
    Hope you feel better


  12. Lovely work and the color is fabu. I also crashed this weekend - luckily, I just went over on one side and my arm and thigh took the brunt. The big bummer is that I don't have a lovely shawl to make me feel better!

    Get well soon - Perhaps some restful sci-fi viewing? Eureka Season three is coming soon . . .

  13. that is GORGEOUS. love it, i may have to attempt to knit one myself!!

    and that totally sucks!! i hope you heal up fast.

  14. Oh dear! My friend got hit by a car while biking...took her years to get over it. (Mentally.)

    Happy blogiversary!

    GORGEOUS knitting. The colour is sumptuous.

  15. Yikes! I hope you feel better soon and that you'll still be able to go out and enjoy some knitterly activities this weekend!

    Take care,

  16. Happy blogiversary! Sorry about the arm (as I type this wearing a thumb brace)

  17. Happy Blogiversary! From the looks of Ms.Happy's blog, she loks mighty happy in that gorgeous shawl! Great job!!

  18. Get right back on that horse, man. Well . . . metaphorically, of course. Pick up yer sticks and don't let go. I shattered my wrist in a nasty car accident (as opposed to a friendly one?) in January. I had to knit pressing the left needle against my leg with my arm for 4 months. One-armed knittin' bandit.

    Join me! One-armed knitting will become so popular people will be throwing themselves in traffic just so they can be as cool as us.


    Or. Ya know. Get better. Whatever you want.

  19. michael:
    what beautiful work¡¡¡¡¡¡love it.
    you're great.and happy blogiversary,I send you all my regards and hope you feel better.


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