Make your own monstrous windscreen

At about 4pm on Monday I remembered that Tuesday is podcasting night (hey, we’re only on episode 3). I needed a windscreen for my headset microphone. You know, so I wouldn’t blow out my listeners’ eardrums again.

In other news Tuesday night also turned in to an angry baby noise exhibition. Follow through to see my very brief and not very informative tutorial. Continue reading


Time sink

I’m not a fast knitter, put me in a car with nothing else to do and yes I will knit quickly. I don’t know why but apparently watching television distracts me from my knitting, even though I can do most simple patterns with my eyes closed. One thing I can’t do is crochet. No matter how many times I look at the training videos or read the books I get tangled up after you make a chain. Unfortunately this means I can’t make cute amigurumi that I love. Thankfully, there’s plenty of patterns out there that have been adapted for or made specifically for knitters. My next big endeavor is to make two TARDIS’ before Christmas. Or maybe New Year, we’ll see. I don’t know how many people have finished the pattern, but I really hope I can get moving on it while I’ll be in the car for Thanksgiving. Twenty hours round trip ought to be enough to at least make a good dent in one of them. I plan on keeping the first one for my family, mostly because I’m sure it’ll be the worse of the two. The second will be for a good friend over the internets who probably doesn’t read my blog. So hopefully it will remain a surprise! Continue reading