Rhymes With Fuchsia

Sunday, February 22, 2009

And the Winners Are...

Not blogging is getting to be way too much of a habit, but I don't seem to have much to say. I mean, I think of things, and I don't write them down, and next thing I know either I've forgotten them or they no longer seem interesting. But, hey! I was running a contest, wasn't I? So I can tell you about the mittens and the contest winners.

You've probably seen them on Ravelry or Facebook already, but if not, voila. They have thumbs now, and I wove in the ends, but I haven't gotten around to taking another picture. Miss B commandeered them pretty much as soon as I put the tapestry needle away. I may make another pair for myself with a couple of design tweaks. Does anyone want the pattern? If so I will write it up. (No, I didn't wing this one, except for the thumbs, but I have to write out all the stuff like how many stitches in the thumb gusset. I hope I remember.)

The winner for guessing the motif was Debbi, who got it immediately despite my feeble attempt at misdirection. Debbi will get a little surprise at SPA, I think, since we will both be there and something there is bound to scream her name at me.

The random number generator picked CCR as the other winner. I will find something nice for her as well.

Oh, and I got an award! More on that later.

And tomorrow I have to do a Serious, Reflective Post on My Life So Far and How I Got Here (As Best I Recall). Well, I don't have to, but it's one of those milestones, a large, round one, so I'll try to come up with something semi-respectable.


  • A large and round milestone? Hmmmm..... I wouldn't bother with semi-respectable!

    By Blogger Lisa/knitnzu, at 6:44 AM  

  • I know, I know! Have a Happy Birthday, Lucia!

    By Blogger Margene, at 8:01 AM  

  • Nice mittens! And happy large round milestone.

    By Anonymous Chris, at 11:30 AM  

  • Happy Birthday!


    By Blogger Cookie, at 2:29 PM  

  • Happy birthday, my friend!!

    By Blogger Ruth, at 4:20 PM  

  • Eeek, I've got that (or a similar) milestone coming up, too, this summer. Happy birthday!!!

    By Anonymous Norma, at 7:25 PM  

  • Happy Birthday! :o)

    By Anonymous JessaLu, at 11:32 PM  

  • Hope your birthday is really, really good. Look, here's a brand new decade for you!

    By Blogger Joan, at 3:27 AM  

  • Gads. What Lisa said. (Genius.) Have a wonderful one!

    By Blogger Laurie, at 7:04 AM  

  • Joyous felicitations on the anniversary of your natal event! You are what - 40? Infant!

    Awesome mitties, by the way!

    By Blogger Roxie, at 9:15 AM  

  • Happy Birthday, and thank you for a fun contest!

    Gwyndolyn O'Shaughnessy

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6:43 PM  

  • Happy Belated Birthday, Lucia! I've gotten too accustomed to your daily posting -- you are much-missed!

    By Blogger Ackery, at 3:00 AM  

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