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FO - Sugared Roses Shawlette

Whenever I have occasion to make a gift for someone, I look through my queue first.  There is always something nice in there that I would love to make that would also fit my giftee.   178 more words

FO Friday

Sock yarn but no socks!

Hello everyone,

What is it about sock yarn that makes it so irresistible? For me I think it is the colours. Don’t get me wrong, I like making socks and loved the sock-making classes which I attended at… 511 more words



School has been taking up all of my time lately, so when Louise announced the 100g swap on her Caithness Craft Collective podcast it seemed like a nice treat. 148 more words


Pattern: Blackbird shawl

Just in time for it to stop being shawl and sweater season, I finally finished the knit shawl I have been working on since January. It’s only my second/third (second to start, third to finish) serious knitting project ever, so there were some hitches along the way, but I am all kinds of happy with the result. 2,219 more words


Happy mail day!

I love receiving packages. Seriously, who doesn’t? If I know I’m expecting mail I will quite literally stalk the mail carrier. This involves refreshing the USPS/UPS/Fedex tracking site every five minutes, pacing back and forth for hours until I see that little white truck pull up out front and then nearly mauling the mail carrier as they deliver my package. 383 more words


Spending Money

Did you ever wonder what a German yarn addict (like me) might buy in the land of unlimited opportunities?

Well, so far I got: little rings to use as stitch markers, DPNs in different colors, and a size 50 hook to crochet chair pads (for the kitchen chairs at home). 12 more words


Socks I have not forgotten

Today is my dissertation defense at 2:00pm!  I’m nervous, excited, and so ready to be done! Think good thoughts for me, y’all.  There is power in the collective unconsciousness… 461 more words