Category Archives: this place

And I’m Back

Yes, that is a fudge covered Devil Dog. It was the required purchase this week. Some people use alcohol or drugs as a crutch, I use fudge covered Devil Dogs. We survived the family events of this week. There was … Continue reading

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A Q & A With A Side Of Knitting

Look! I worked a few more rows on the blanket. It’s about 31 inches wide and 16 inches long so I’ve just passed the halfway point. This leaves me hopeful but I’ve got to knit at least a handful of … Continue reading

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This Post Brought To You By The Number Three

We are enjoying a Monday holiday today. I love a three day weekend. I spent the weekend catching up on things I don’t particularly like to do. There was cleaning-yuck! Then I spent time tinking back on the shawl. I … Continue reading

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Ain’t She Pretty

First thank you so much for the condolences. They are much appreciated. The photo is the new furnace. She’s a beauty and she cranks the water up really hot. The guys doing the install did a great job and even … Continue reading

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Embracing The Pattern

When I knit a pattern, this one is a 4 row repeat where the odd numbered rows are the same and the even is slightly different but completely different than the odd, I often shorten it to a few words … Continue reading

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Good News Bad News

Good news first. I finished the second clue of the Secret Handshake MKAL. I don’t want Sharon from Security, the cat running the MKAL, giving me a citation so I’ll post a link here to the photo if you’d like … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Much Better

I ripped out the start of the shawl and cast on with the next size needle. I was able to find a longer needle too which is much more comfortable. Part of the reason my stitches were so tight was … Continue reading

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A Post From Myles

Hello Humans who yarn. I want you to know I am available to help you with your projects. I don’t care about color or fiber content though wool is extra tasty, I mean yummy, no, enjoyable. Just think of all … Continue reading

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Return To Walking

We haven’t been doing much walking. It was too hot during the summer and then when we started back to it in September we just did short walks from our house. Today we drove over to H’s house to leave … Continue reading

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Decisions: A Quiz

I don’t know how much different the cowl looks than the other day. I still have a couple more rows to finish the current section but it’s a long section so maybe there is a visible difference. There is a … Continue reading

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