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:: Thursday, June 21, 2007 ::

A Day for Celebration


Today is the first day of summer--the longest day of the year. I always seem to miss it, or be working on it, so this year I decided to celebrate. Karla's-day-off style. ^_^


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Tiffany Coasters
(set of two)
Knitpicks Essentials in Dusk
Size C hook

All right, you got me, I made this yesterday... but it still counts! After working on socks (not to mention an afghan) that go on forever I had the urge to start and finish a project in one sitting, using up some extra sock yarn at the same time. A double magic ring and seven rounds later, voila!, coaster. It's sister soon followed. Sure beats the tea stained things I have now--I mean, one was out of baby sport yarn. Eck.

Also a baking adventure...


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Scottish Shortbread from the latest edition of The Joy of Cooking. Our mixer is pretty weak, so I ended up mixing it all by hand. I never knew what shortbread was: butter with enough flour and sugar mixed in so it all falls apart. Add a few drops of water, smush it in the pan...

...wait...


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...cool...


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...yum.


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Nice and crumb-y and perfect with my tea.

Going out for sushi at twilight, a perfect end to the longest day.

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Comments:
I love the design you made in the shortbread - it just tops it off!
 
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