March 1st, 2009

The Librarian

Rainbow Jacket progress report

Woohoo! Finished the patterning part of the jacket's left front ... now just have to knit the front border and cast off, then I can switch over the to the left back stitches that are currently on a holder (you can see the left front collar on the righthand side of the photos ... the shiny bit of gold-coloured metal that looks like a giant safety pin is the stitch holder containing the back stitches). Once I reach the centre of the back, it's leave those stitches on a holder while I start the right side of the jacket from the cuff upwards ... once that piece is also completed, the final rows of stitches of the two sections will be grafted together down the back. As usual, clicky on thumbnails to see more detail.

Exciting bonus photo: Kaffe Fassett-designed sock yarn I purchased last week. Supposed to knit up to look like this ... we're talking socks I'll be able to find in the dark with my eyes closed ***GRIN***

The Librarian

Just so my buddies know ...

... there may be some friendslist wonkiness going on in LJ. dustdaughter's posts for the last week or so haven't been showing up on my friends page (but I can see them if I go to her LJ), and libwitch is having a similar problem with catdesk not showing up on her friends page ... in both cases all the settings for viewing are correct, just that nothing's happening. I recall that anotheranon had the same thing crop up a long while ago, with several friends suddenly either seeing only some or none of her posts, and that LJ had to fix something or other.

LJ has these instructions posted in their Troubleshooting section ... personally I habitually clear the cache on my computer weekly, plus I have the settings adjusted to look for a new version of every webpage and not to use the cache, but ya gotta be able to tell 'em you did this before contacting support. I'll also be checking all my buddies' LJs direct over the next couple of days to see if there's anybody else whose posts I've not been seeing, just in case this is a wider spread problem ... I'll let you know if you, too, are part of the lovely online weirdnessnessnessness.

Funfunfun! :p

EDITED TO ADD: Okay, as catdesk, I've reported libwitch's inability to see my new posts on her friends page to LJ Support. I've also asked them to let me know if they'd prefer the nonviewable reports to come from those who can't view ... I'll post it here in my LJ if it turns out that's what they'd prefer.
The Librarian

Well that was quick ... gotta love good, highspeed service

libwitch, apparently the reason catdesk doesn't appear on your webpage is because of the future dated posts I have at the beginning. Since nobody has said anything until now, I've just assumed that it was showing on friends pages all along but turns out it never ever has for anybody and won't as long as the intro and the ebooks list stay up top. But I promise to continue announcing new lists here, so you'll always know when one has been posted.

dustdaughter, Support says it's likely that I'm not seeing your posts for the same reason ... when you made the recent change to your LJ's status, did you put a future-dated post up front? If so, that's why you've gone invisible to me and, according to Support, to everyone else who had you on their friends list as well.

Silly silly computers .... ;p

EDITED TO ADD: Well, that was easy once I knew the situation. Information from the future-dated posts at the top of catdesk has been relocated to the Profile page and I've manually undone the "date out of order" checkbox for the last six months (both steps are necessary), so now those lovely booklists should be appearing on the Friends pages of the "subscribers"! All the better to tempt you with, m'dears. ;-)