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Granny Hexagon Placemat


That’s what I felt when I started working on a placemat using my stashes of tan and black light weight yarn. And that’s what I feel after I’m all done with the piece. 454 more words


AACTFest 2015 Workshops

AACT stands for American Association of Community Theatre.  This terrific national organization holds two biennial gatherings (AACTFest) on alternate years.  In even years, it’s an international festival (this past June, in Florida), wherein amateur companies from all over the world are invited to bring their productions.   539 more words


Blocking......it's magical !

   I Have long heard of blocking your work, but had never made anything that would clearly benefit from the process.

Until now that is!!

This shawl is turning from a glamorous dishcloth into a delicate wrap. 20 more words

Ready for winter, kinda

At the end of August I attended a Yarn Dating event in my LYS This Is Knit. The evening was a fund twist on the Yarn Tasting events they have run for the last few years and featured new yarn for the new knitting season. 344 more words


Stitches East 2014

I didn’t think I’d ever go there, and factually I never really heard of this event before, but after going to Rhinebeck for 3 years in a row, my friend Nicki from… 1,200 more words


Manual transaction management

Transactions are great. They keep your data together atomically, so you’re not in for any nasty surprises. But even a novice knows better than to leave transactions open, waiting for user interaction. 1,482 more words


Washed and Blocked

I finally finished my first shawl!

It’s just a basic stockinet shawl.. I thought that the colors were too pretty to add a pattern.

Here’s a sneak peak of it: 17 more words