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What I Learned Today…….

Do NOT knit during take-off on a little bitty plane when you are nervous but think you are a big girl and are totally not nervous. Why you may ask?  Let me start at the beginning.  I had to fly … Continue reading

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Knit and Walk? At the Same Time??

Happy Mother’s Day!  I hope everyone had a wonderful day! Here is my question: Have you seen those bag thingys that hold your yarn and then you hang them on your wrist?  This is so you can walk and knit … Continue reading

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A New Yarn Store Discovery

One of my favorite things to do when traveling is check out the local yarn stores.  I got to visit my son in Ft. Collins, Colorado recently.  I have visited there many times and have a couple of favorite shops … Continue reading

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Cast Off Chemo

There is a very interesting article by Carol J. Sulcoski in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Knit Simple magazine on page 9.  It’s about the Cast Off Chemo nonprofit organization. Their mission is to help fund University of Vermont researcher … Continue reading

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Fall is Here!

Fall is here and I am so glad.  It time for  fingerless gloves, shawls, scarves and mittens!  I love love love these projects.  They are small, portable and pretty quick to knit up.  And you use up some of your … Continue reading

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Pattern Stashes?

I seem to be on a mission lately, to only knit or weave new projects with new patterns and new yarn.  Did you know you can buy mink yarn? Yep. Saw and felt it in real life at the Yarn … Continue reading

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Works in Progress – Otherwise Known as WIPs

I think there are 2 things fiber artists of all kinds (knitters, crocheters, weavers, quilters, seamstresses) try not to think about or talk about except maybe in the back alleys and rooms of yarn shops to other addicts …..Our Works … Continue reading

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Airports

Sitting in the St. Louis airport waiting to go Denver for the week. Airports are good places to knit  and observe. Seems if I am busy knitting, people seem to leave me alone. I almost feel invisible. I get to … Continue reading

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Camo Hats

Well it’s Spring now and I am still knitting hats, camo hats now.  Well the boyfriend loved his blaze orange hat so much he was wearing it to work.  So for Christmas he got a brown camo hat.  My son … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming!

Good Morning Everyone, Christmas is coming! Are you ready? I am so not ready, but I have been working on it. I have some waffle weave towels on one loom and just bought some chunky wool for some coasters for … Continue reading

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