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About nothingbutknit2

I'm a wife, mother and knitter. Watch out for my pointy sticks.

Saturday Checklist

3 loads of laundry Most of the dishes Cooked two meals Watered and fertilized the plants Filled the fish tank Fed Myles, twice And knit the leg of sock number 2 It was a very good Saturday for getting things … Continue reading

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How I Avoid Second Sock Syndrome

I used to have a rabid case of Second Sock Syndrome (aka sss). Way back when I bought my first few skeins of Regia sock yarn, the multi colored one, I knit at least 5 single socks and never to … Continue reading

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Toe Time

I’ve gotten to the toe on the Wood Nymph Sock. This was a super fast sock to knit. I have enjoyed knitting this sock. I’m so glad today is Friday. It’s a mental thing for me. My days are pretty … Continue reading

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FO On Thursday: Gardens Of Giverny Shawl

I finally took Tuesday morning to bind off Gardens Of Giverny. It’s a picot bind off on loads of stitches so I knew I had to set aside a good chunk of time to get it all done at once. … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Lessons, Yet Again

You would think that having spent as many years on the planet as I have I’d have the ability to stop making the same mistakes, well, maybe make them less frequently. I excitedly printed out the pattern for the Wood … Continue reading

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Out And About

Yesterday I was fortunate to meet a friend at Starbucks for hot chocolate. We had made arrangements in the fall to swap some yarn. She was going to AZ in December and would pick me up something fun there. I … Continue reading

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Into Every Life

It rained yesterday. It was chilly and gray. A lovely day for knitting. As you can see I made great progress on sock number one. The day didn’t start out great though. I had a tense half hour while I … Continue reading

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