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About kittyisnotamused

I am an eclectic crafter whose hobbies currently include knitting, crochet, making journals, cooking, and quilting, although I have also been addicted to jewelry making, scrapbooking, sewing, and many others. My passion for creating runs a wide gamut and jumps back and forth from new hobbies to old often. I live with my hubby and our 3 pets: 1 grown puppy with the attention span of a goldfish, and 2 lazy chubby kitties. Kitties who, despite my best efforts to gain their enthusiasm, show no interest in what I'm working on except to lay on whatever it is occasionally. The hubby's reactions are better, which is why he gets many handmade items and the kitties only a few, but his reactions are usually confused smiles and nods with "thats great sweety!" The dog shows the most enthusiasm but mostly that translates into her trying to snot and eat whatever I am showing to her... I suppose thats just life tho :) Thanks for stopping in, feel free to leave a comment!

And, we’re back!

We are moved, and mostly settled in! My hubby’s mom flew out to help us move, and was such a tremendous help! We were so happy to have her here, she made the whole process so much smoother than it … Continue reading

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Don’t choke anyone with the fiber….

Moving has me like: Things have been quite crazy around here for the last few weeks. We were looking for a house to rent on the east side of Phoenix, and it has been rough. At one point we decided to look … Continue reading

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The spinning continues, and I have a sock!

I have been steadily working on my spinning, and each skein of yarn I make shows improvement, which makes me hugely happy! 🙂 I now have 4 skeins of bare hand spun, and I can absolutely see myself falling down … Continue reading

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Something new!!

Some serious excitement has been going on around here! I recently got a spinning wheel!!!!  It’s an Ashford Traveller, double drive, double treadle. Easy to assemble, easy to use, and I am having so much fun with it! I ordered … Continue reading

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Handspun hat, some bags, and the festival

So I finished my handspun hat, just before coming down with the plague for about a week and a half. That wasn’t fun. But the hat is awesome! I even got to wear it to work the other morning when … Continue reading

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I made a thing!

Actually, I made few things! I have been on a knitting binge lately, and not just starting new things, but finishing things that had been on the needles for a long time and using up stash!! (The knitters and yarn hoarders among … Continue reading

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As promised, many moons ago, here is the pictures from our trip to Tombstone AZ! Some of the pictures I won’t be able to show, a lot were from the Birdcage theater where we took the tour, and there were signs … Continue reading

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Some knitting stuff, some sewing stuff, and podcasts!!

Happy New Year! A little late I know, but still. I know I said before Tombstone would be the next post, but I will do that one next time, I promise! ;P I really wanted to pop in and share … Continue reading

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Some travels

Hello!  Welcome to this slightly photo heavy post of our recent trip to Canyon lake, Tortilla flats, and the Roosevelt dam. We had some family come to visit for Thanksgiving, and we had a great time. It was the first time … Continue reading

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A not-done-in-time-for-winter-like-i-thought-it-would-be scarf

I can’t believe how fast this year has gone and that the holidays are almost upon us (O_o) I am so not ready for Christmas. Nor for Thanksgiving either, especially as we are actually having family over for it for … Continue reading

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