Monthly Archives: September 2013

Forward, Finally

There was no way I could have reworked that one or called it a design element. I had to tink back all the garter stitch and start over again. I had miscounted on the very first garter stitch row. I … Continue reading

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This And That

My highest compliment for a pattern or recipe is if I make it twice. Yes. We love the apple crisp and I had requests to make it again. So I did. The only change I made to the recipe was … Continue reading

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Through Clenched Teeth

I am tinking back, or ripping out if I have the heart and stamina, the entire garter stitch portion of the shawl I was mere rows away from finishing. It seems I don’t know how to count.

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Not A FO Friday

This shawl should be done and blocking. I had plenty of time yesterday to knit but I spent the time doing something else. I got poking around on a couple of genealogy web sites and when that happens time seems … Continue reading

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Those Apples

The other day I mentioned that I wanted to make some sort of apple bread and you all made great suggestions but when Ummrania mentioned Apple Crisp something just clicked in my brain and I fixated on that. I looked … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Stumbling And Getting Back Up

For a few days I was having a really hard time with this pattern. I am more than capable of knitting lace. It was something more. It was like I needed a little life lesson. I must have reknit the … Continue reading

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Recipe SOS

I’ve got about 30 cortland apples in my refrigerator so I am looking for a recipe for apple bread. Something on the idea of pumpkin bread or banana bread where the fruit is used, not apple sauce. I’ve looked on … Continue reading

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