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Begone Panic! Hello Calm.

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Just a Thought

“I’ve got bacon on, darling,” said her mother, returning her attention to the amoeba of yarn in her hands (was it a sweater? A tea cozy? A noose?). —Colin Meloy/Wildwood

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Shut the front door! I made a purse!

I made a purse! I knitted a purse, and some I-cords and then I felted the whole thing and poked holes in the purse and I threaded the whole thing together and ta-da!! I made a purse!!  I’ve had this … Continue reading

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Yarny Letter

A lovely letter full of little yarn scraps arrived. The texture of the creamy rainbow scrap is ridiculous soft.

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Raspberry Cream Blanket

I’m still fiddling about with the knitting thing. I think so far I really like making socks. I like making something small and easy to cart around, but I thought I’d make a blanket for a friend at work as … Continue reading

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Ta-da! Socks!!

I started knitting in December, and now I’ve made socks! How frigging awesome is that? I learned how to turn a heel, and I learned the Kitchener stitch for the toes. These are really simple socks, and honestly the hardest … Continue reading

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Next Comes the Toes

Toes come next, it is nice to know I can knit, even if it isn’t fabulously.

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Picking Yarn

Starting a new crafting class, because you know I don’t have enough freaking hobbies. This one is supposed to teach me how to crochet. We shall see. Anyway, went around the shop trying to pick out a yarn for the … Continue reading

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Knitting My Life Together

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