Monthly Archives: December 2012

New, improved, and ongoing

This morning started with a glorious sunrise! (not my house) I enhanced my stash with four new skeins of yummy yarn; three malabrigos and one manos. These will become hats. A coworker gave me an old flat-screen TV that had … Continue reading

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Daffy for Daphne

With the mad rush to finish a bunch of gift-knitting in time for Christmas, I found myself with a dearth of projects to choose from for knit night yesterday – and so, I grabbed the very last project from my … Continue reading

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Long overdue

Thank goodness nobody hands out overdue fines for projects that don’t get completed in a timely manner. One of the gifts I eluded to in my last post was a quilt for my middle son, which I began sewing for … Continue reading

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Spoilers, sweetie

I finished something, and it’s wrapped and under the tree. No pics until after Tuesday, because I know that the recipient will see this post. I am almost finished with something else. Quite literally, it should take me twenty minutes … Continue reading

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Found

What was lost has been found – in the car. No wonder I couldn’t find it in the house! Anyway, knitting progressed well on the train this morning and I do believe I will complete this in time for gifting. … Continue reading

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Closing the circle

I finished the knitting on the Very Braidy Cowl and am now grafting the ends together. I really like this pattern.

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Hiding from myself

I have two more handknit projects to complete before Christmas. Both are more than halfway done; one of them should be finished tomorrow, leaving the entire weekend available for me to finish the second one. Except that the second one … Continue reading

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A Very Braidy Cowl

I admit it: I picked the pattern because of the name. (A Very Braidy Cowl, in handspun wool / silk)  

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This and that

Some of this. Tons of that. One of these. Lots of this. And a few of those.  

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A great sadness

Today my heart goes out to the families and friends of the victims in the Connecticut shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, as well as those injured in the knife attack in Beijing, China (more attacks on children). Words fail … Continue reading

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