Category Archives: yarn!

Making Do

I am a firm believer in just making what you have work. I’m a frugal Yankee from a line of frugal people. So even though my jeans have a hole I just keep going until they’re no longer fit for … Continue reading

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When We Last Visited The Sock

The shawl is done and hopefully later today I can find a place to block it. Now that I’ve completed the three big projects for Knights of the Loopy Table challenge I can get to the two pair of socks … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

I’m still not done binding off. Wouldn’t you know I caught N’s cold so I’m sick again. My knitting time goes like this: knit a couple of stitches, blow nose, sip tea, sneeze, blow nose, sip tea, knit a couple … Continue reading

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Spoiled Knitter

Alissa and I decided to do a little pre-holiday swap. Who doesn’t like getting a lovely gift in the mail when you are busy buying for others. Alissa totally spoiled me! She sent me a beautiful skein of Bare Naked … Continue reading

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Here & Now

We survived our time with Santa and the horde of children. I was surprised how quickly we were overrun. The door opened right on time and a whirlwind of families entered and continued for just over 3 hours. There was … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Tell What’s Going On

I have so many stitches on my needle that it’s difficult to show you just how much I got done yesterday. I’ve completed the second lace section and have just one more row in the garter stitch section and then … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Again With The Shawl

I’m still plotting along on the shawl. I keep looking at the calendar and having a little panic. My plan was to complete this by the end of November so I could concentrate on the two pair of socks during … Continue reading

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