Daria's attic

山の風景 20 by f_clyde on Flickr.


another another tags to type and post the tag that comes up

  • she
  • he
  • they
  • im
  • yea
  • well
  • if
  • ok

This one is more fun than the first one I did! I’m also maybe kind of embarrassed about half of these tags and confused of the other half.


abandoned church


abandoned church


Norwegian Forest Cats


Norwegian Forest Cats

book one: professor mcgonnagal and the you put a WHAT in our WHERE albus
book two: professor mcgonnagal and the we have a WHAT IN OUR WHERE ALBUS
book three: professor mcgonnagal and the ministry is sending us WHAT because of WHO
book four: professor mcgonnagal and the ARE YOU SHITTING ME ALBUS
book five: professor mcgonnagal and the we have WHO telling us to do WHAT
book six: professor mcgonnagal and the albus do something NO NOT THAT
book seven: professor mcgonnagal and the I FINALLY GET TO BLOW SHIT UP THANK YOU WIZARD GOD


Have you guys checked out Botanical Knits 2 by Alana Dakos yet?  It’s full of so many pretty patterns!  Pictured above:

Verdure fingerless mitts

Twigs and Willows mitts

Sunlit Autumn sweater

Ivy Trellis hat

Flourish sweater

Forest Foliage wrap

Sprig Sweater

Ferns hat

Hanging Leaves wrap

Aren’t they all lovely?  There are a few more (equally beautiful) patterns in the collection as well.


Knitting Inspiration - Spirals. I completely failed to do one of these posts last week (all of my weekly posts, in fact), and the reason for that is what inspires me this week. My life feels like one gigantic spiral right now-swirling endlessly towards some crucial nexus. If I try to see the entirety of it at once it terrifies me, like trying to touch a hurricane while standing in the middle of it, but at the same time, watching it rush around me and focusing on a single rotation at a time is a weird kind of beautiful.

What I mean to say is that I’m trying my best to accomplish one hour, day, week of things at a time while hoping that together they add up to the massive, exciting thing I can just barely perceive on my horizon.

Sources are, as always, in the captions and below.

Pieces of Eight Mitts

Vortex Shawl

Spiral Yoke Pullover

Vortex Throw and Pillows

Hurricane Hat

Sagrantino Shawl

Ten Stitch Twist



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