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Convolutions of an Evil Mind
::sheepish grin::
Instead of writing, I've been mildly obsessed with working on a new crochet project. You see, I've developed this unhealthy addiction to handpainted laceweight yarn -- silk, mohair, alpaca, wool... you name it. I'm like a magpie with the stuff.

And the good stuff's expensive. Not quite as obscenely expensive as pure cashmere, but it ain't cheap. And when I say 'laceweight', I'm talking about nearly thread-like in weight. Not easy to handle -- like wrangling a cobweb! -- but it's SOOOO pretty! ^_^;;;

Anyway, this is the start of the project -- a scarf made up of triangular crocheted modules.

Unfortunately, the picture didn't quite capture real beauty of the yarn -- the dark shade is actually a very, very deep purple and the tan portions are really golden brown. But yes, that emerald green is really that vibrant.

And as a measure of scale for the actual yarn, those marker rings are a little less than a 1/2" in diameter.

Now I only need to make 6-8 more of these (depending on how far my yarns goes). -_-

But on the plus side, while I'm madly crocheting, soon-to-be-feral-Cloud and feral-Cid are working on an interesting and rather humorous chat in my head(s). ::evil grin::

Amusing Sidenote: One of my favorite yarn companies has a very attractive multi-colored gold colorway. Check out color 11C on their website Alchemy Yarns (2nd row, 3rd item from the left -- click the text for a better picture).

And what they call this pretty golden colorway? Full Metal Alchemist. I kid you not!

Hmmmm... someone in the company is a FMA fan, perhaps? ^_-


4 hisses or Hiss in my ear....
kikotei From: kikotei Date: August 11th, 2007 02:51 am (UTC) (Link)
Yay, that's starting to shape up very nicely.
syianna From: syianna Date: August 11th, 2007 03:51 am (UTC) (Link)
O_O you're insane. i only just started crocheting(and i decided to make an afghan >_< ) and looking at that made my brain explode a little. good luck, the yarn is gorgeous.
soloyuymaxwell From: soloyuymaxwell Date: August 13th, 2007 04:56 am (UTC) (Link)
I remember working with yarn when I was living with my grandmother about 10-or-so years ago. ^^; We would work on Coasters and such for craft sales in the city(she lived on a farm back then). She just sent me a pretty red box with a butterly on it with chinese-like shirts for coasters. ^^ They're pretty cool. And while I don't work with yarn anymore, I still work with embroidery thread. Even as we speak(correction: me type), I'm putting together a couple of pillowcases for mother as a gift for her upcoming housewarming party. No... -shifty eyes- No, I'm not reading fanfic instead... >> How silly of you to think that...

Wow, that's looks pretty cool. ^^ A friend of mine at work does a lot of crocheting. She's already made a scarf and blanket for my sister and I, as well as the K's(Ma and Pa). My scarf is a deep blood red, and has a couple of shiny thread in it. I hope to get a matching hat! XD

Yay! More ferals! ^^ I can't wait! ^^ I, myself, just finished watching the LotR trilogy. I made a mistake by telling my sister I wanted to make a sad drabble to the part where Faramir is sent back to Osgiliath, and now she won't shut up about it. XD Er... I'm digressing, aren't I?

Anyway, FMA fans? -Cack/es- I am! ^.^ Though... I only own up to disc eight.... v_v I'm so far behind... Oh! But that is soooo much like Ed's haircolor! XD And he's one of my fav characters next to Roy and Maes.

Maes... T~T -Crawls to her corner of woe and sobs-
From: (Anonymous) Date: September 3rd, 2007 04:43 pm (UTC) (Link)

Your FF.net stories

Excuse me, but could you tell me if you are ever going to continue your Rurouni Kenshin fic, "That Which Lingers" ? When I found the story in 2005 I loved it, it's comparable to Vathara's works on FF.net, very high quality. I hoped, since it seemed you'd stopped updating it on FF.net, to find an updated version somewhere else. I didn't, so is it discontinued?

You can PM or e-mail me from my FF.net page http://www.fanfiction.net/u/975280/ or just put Kirara-Elfkin in author search.
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