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The Final Howl

For now. I think it’s high time I get back to other types of knitting. In fact, I am beginning to welcome the idea of other types of knitting. 92 more words

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Another “Howl” just came off the needles. In other words, I knit another Emergency Hat. This one is, technically, more hat than cowl, as the hat itself barely even fits an adult. 119 more words

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Must be the batteries

I’ve felt like the energizer bunny as of late. I’ve been tackling numerous of interest and projects. From writing, to pictures, to knitting, and spinning and reading. 614 more words


Spinning up a storm!

I decided at the weekend that I wanted to try something different. I was looking through my book The Spinners Book of Yarn Designs, (which is beautiful if no one has seen it) and came across the 2-ply slub coil yarn, which is similar to beehive yarn. 441 more words

An Elizabeth State Of Mind

Elizabeth Zimmermann wrote a little book back in the 1970’s called Knitters Almanac.

I bought it while I was in college and at some point in my life decided to knit my way through the book using my handspun. 34 more words



I’ve been trying to motivate myself to walk more on the non biking days. I am very active, but I feel that a bit of other than biking activity is necessary. 73 more words

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New Kids On The Block

Sheepies! Yeah baby! And to think that this whole farm was started all because I wanted some wool producers to go with the chickens we bought. 310 more words

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