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Planes, trains, and .... well mostly planes and trains

Hi friends and happy …. day whatever today is.  Just kidding, I know it’s Wednesday,  Thursday.  We arrived back to our little stone house Tuesday late afternoon, and boy, have I had a major case of the jet lags.  1,127 more words


Logalong Plans and Progress

When Karen Templer of Fringe Association announced the plans for a log cabin knit-a-long, I had mixed feelings. The log cabin style of knitting was never something that caught my eye, perhaps because I tend toward color minimalism – preferring solids to multicolored items. 693 more words

My Handmade Wardrobe

FO: Galloway Cardigan

In 2017 I wanted to try to knit some different garments such as socks and cardigans and I had my mind set on trying a few new techniques such as a tubular cast on (I love it) and possibly steeking. 852 more words


Forty-Seven Handknit Socks

I have 47 handknit socks currently drying on a rack in my basement.

Just for a moment, let’s overlook the sheer number of handknit socks in my house. 657 more words


Obsessing over colorwork yokes

The last project I need to plan for Amsterdam shopping is a sweater for myself. I know that I want to make a long-sleeve pullover, and that I want it to incorporate a technique that will challenge me. 260 more words

Project Planning

Snowflakes for Bodhi

Last but not least in my series of September Sweaters is the green sweater for wee Bodhi. I originally thought I would knit trees (I mean, it’s a green sweater, it needs trees…obviously), but when I saw… 348 more words


Yellow for Jones

Jones is the only one of my kids with a strong colour preference. Hunter likes all colours in different shades at different times, and Bodhi changes her mind pretty regularly too. 250 more words