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Every year Knit Michigan organizer, Joan, has an afghan knit from a variety of published sources for raffle. But next year it will be an original. Dozens of volunteers have come up with the most wonderful patterns. They will be compiled and sold as a booklet to raise extra money for the charity. My life […]

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Laughter and Tears

So the snow is gone, but not necessarily the cold weather.  This month has seen incredibly warm days followed by extremely cold the next.  The temperature isn’t the only thing around here that is swinging between extremes. This month I was published for the first time in the summer edition of Love of Knitting!  It was […]

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Snow

I heard that snow was arriving.  I dismissed that as complete nonsense.  It is April, the month of showers, the month before May’s flowers.  Ha!  Two days of this.  Although tomorrow is supposed to be the day it all melts away.  I’m keeping my guard up though.  The snow will probably try a sneak attack this weekend. […]

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A Taste of Yarn

This week I have been stalkinglurking a Ravelry group waiting for an announcement. I have news but I have to wait for the announcement to share. Patience is not my middle name. Heck, it wasn’t even considered. To distract meyou from the waiting, let’s talk yarn. A few weeks back, I attended a yarn tasting […]

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Is It Next Week Yet?

It has been one of those weeks.  You know, the sort of week where the bbq grill catches fire, the water heater blows up, and the yarn you need to keep going on a project disappears.  I’m exaggerating but not by much.  It wasn’t the whole grill, just the lava rocks.  A fire extinguisher was still […]

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Perfect Fit

Schaefer Yarn – Andrea 100% silk, colorway Renata Tebaldi. I bought it nearly two years ago with the deliberate intent to knit Icarus. I brought the yarn home, placed it in my stash, and promptly did not cast on. Weeks, eventually months, went by and I still did not cast on. Every time my path […]

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Practice Makes Perfect

Work, both day job and knitting, has kept me really busy.  But, I found time to finish my dad’s socks.  Of course, they would have been off the needles a long time ago if it weren’t for the knitting gods having a good laugh at my expense gauge problems and miscalculation of his foot size. I […]

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