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Will County Fair - 2014

The Illinois Will County Fair is going on this week, and I entered nine items this year:  eight were knitted and one was crocheted.

I’ve been out to the fair three times already this week.  507 more words


Three Things - Grass Harp, Hotpot, Fall


After almost 10 years of abstinence, I became member of a library again. I was a bookworm until my very early 20’s, but then I had trouble finding books that could really grab my attention and that I would read hour after hour. 793 more words


Made in Peru

I’m a shopper.  Always have been and always will be.  This was frustrating to my parents when I was a child — no gift shop could be passed up, every excursion required a souvenir (even just grocery store ones), and infomercials…let’s just say they were dangerous.   946 more words


Top 10 Tips For New Knitters - Tip #1

I first learnt to knit two-and-a-half years ago when my mum taught me the basics. Once I’d mastered what she had taught me, I asked her for more lessons, but she told me that she had taught me all she knew about knitting. 438 more words


Make Every Day Count

Use my own voice. Make up my own mind. Live from my heart, not anyone else’s.

I will not lose sight of the BIG picture. Make every day count. 211 more words


Spoilers! In the mail this week

I’ve had a cold this week. It turns out it was nastier than what I gave it credit for. I don’t do ‘sick’ very well. It’s just as well, it doesn’t happen very often, and I don’t even get a serious cold each year. 231 more words


Knitting for Baby

There will be a lovely new little niece joining our family circle this winter! (Joe and I absolutely love being Uncle and Aunt!)

Of course, I am totally taking advantage of this opportunity to knit lots of fun baby things – starting with this adorable bonnet, socks, and mitts set from… 322 more words