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Feeling gradient

I will admit, I’ve been taken in by all the lovely gradient yarns that hit the market recently. I adore them. It can be a bit of a challenge finding the right project for a skein, but when it works … Continue reading

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Freshly hooked

I just finished a small blanket, out of some cotton yarn I got on sale and didn’t know what to do with (doh!). Used every bit of it.  

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Almost socks

About an inch of cuff left to do. Mystery yarn that I think might be Trekking XXL, with grey Hazel Knits for the accents. These are cozy!

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Signs of fall

A big signal at our house that summer is over, is the appearance of handknit socks in the “wash gently” laundry bag.   

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Twofer

Maine Mitts, two pairs from a mystery ball. 

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Putting this out there

I turn 45 in a couple weeks, and over the summer I decided to start running. I am not a runner.  Really, not a runner. My knees just aren’t up to it, and they let me know pretty quick that … Continue reading

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Camp knitting

On our drive to the hiking trail, I cast on a new sock. I stuffed it into my pack, and knit a few rounds on Saturday as well while we waited for the rain to let up. It’s going to … Continue reading

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26 years (and counting)

The Mr and I celebrated our anniversary this weekend by strapping on a couple of heavy backpacks and hitting the trails.  With all the forest fires in this part of the country, we headed the opposite direction: west out to … Continue reading

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Surprising stripes

I’m on a strict yarn diet while we take care of some needed house repairs, but that’s ok because I maintain a healthy yarn, fiber, and fabric stash for just such emergencies. 🙂  And rather than dip into the most … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

Nearly done with the pink ankle socks. 

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