Category Archives: 17ufosin2017

Bad Habits

Or why I think I’m a bad person. Everyone has bad habits. Things they do that they know they shouldn’t but it’s a habit and they do it anyway. I’m right there, not at the front of the line but … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Blanket Edition

I have finished the baby blanket for the yet to be born wee boy. The pattern is the Pine Forest Blanket by Ingrid Aartun Boe. The yarn is Feza Yarns Zara solids in color 108.  I cast this on on a … Continue reading

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17ufosin2017: Another Project to be Dealt With

In November 2011 I attended the New England Fiber Festival and while there I bought this kit for the Steampunkery Socks. I remember how excited I was to buy the kit. It was a total impulse purchase but I loved … Continue reading

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17ufosin2017: The House Continues

There are certain areas of our house that tends to gather clutter. Some would say any flat surface. Most of those get decluttered regularly. I’m talking about places that are more out of sight where things can be dropped and … Continue reading

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In The Olden Days

Come over here. I’m going to tell you a story of a time that did exist not too long ago. I don’t want to frighten you but this is a tale of a wild lawless time. If you get scared … Continue reading

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17ufosin2017: Difficult or Easy

In my post committing to the 17ufosin2017 project I made mention of the I Love Gansey socks. They are a preRavelry project that I dated based on the blog to August 2007. I was having a hang around the house … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: The Let It Go EditionĀ 

I am ready to add the third skein to the Pine Forest Blanket. I knew I wanted to snap a quick photo for the blog before I sit down to attach that skein. I laid the blanket on the living … Continue reading

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Satisfying Knit

I’ve knit a lot of things: hats, mittens, blankets, socks, even gloves but nothing is more satisfying than a completed sweater. This is Puerperium by Kelly van Niekerk. The yarn is Bernat Softee Baby in flannel. The pattern is available … Continue reading

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FO Friday: 17 UFOs in 2017 Edition

Done! After sitting in the UFO bin for over 6 years the Posey Pin Cushion is done! I can hardly believe it. If it wasn’t for jumping on the 17ufosin2017 bandwagon this would have been ignored forever. The pattern is … Continue reading

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There Aren’t Enough Hours

H and I went to the library. She wanted books for an article she’s writing. I was killing time waiting for her. I spent a few minutes looking through the magazine swap rack and found a few interesting ones to … Continue reading

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