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And I Ain't Talking About The River In Egypt

That’s right, folks, I’m talking about denial.

Denial: /diˈnīəl/ noun failure to acknowledge an unacceptable truth or emotion or to admit it into consciousness, used as a defense mechanism. 181 more words


I finally got my first commission!  I mean, yeah…sure…it’s my mother-in-law…but hey, it’s something, right?

So, we went down to my in-law’s place up in Arkansas for the weekend, and as I was sitting there crocheting, my MIL said she wanted to commission me to make a shawl/wrap for her mother, who I shall affectionately refer to as “Granny” henceforth. 320 more words

Ocean Waves (9/52)

Ocean Waves
Pattern: Simple Lines, by Manaal
Yarn: , in, ~1114 yards
Needles: 3.75 mm
Dates: September 30, 2013 to July 16, 2014

I made a version of this for a friend from work, and realized I was not happy about giving it away at all! 125 more words


Shawl of doom

I bought this yarn (Rowan Summerspun: shade: Victoria) with some of our wedding vouchers we had left over from 8 years ago. I think the guilt I feel about this has subconciously affected my ability to knit, because everything I’ve tried to knit with it so far has been a disaster (not really, this is hyperbole) and I’ve actually lost count of the number of attempted scarves and shawls I’ve frogged. 344 more words


The end is nigh

Ah, stockinette stitch. Why must you curl on me so?

I honestly don’t know if I have been sticking to my sixteen rows per day like I said I would. 130 more words


scrumble play

using up leftover yarns …

… and working out what to do next!


FO: Henslowe

Finally I have another finished object for you.

This is Henslowe. Here’s a better look at the pretty edging:

It’s written for a fingering-weight yarn, but I made it with a lace-weight silk/linen blend. 384 more words