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Finals Are Done! Knitting...Well, more next week...

Four rows this week…understandable, considering, well, final exams. Nothing too hard, but nothing too easy, either…only a cumulative essay and a test over the last book I barely finished, a strong desire to read and knit for pleasure and a portfolio to finish for a class in which the final exam consists of meeting for food–and since none of us are certain of our standing…50% of our grade is our final portfolio, we all showed up, ate food and listened to a story–a fascinating story. 350 more words


Hot glue a DPN case in 20

One felt square and 3/4 yard of ribbon make a sturdier (and cuter) case for your double-pointed needles than the plastic package in which they came to you. 230 more words

Rose and Thorn Madness

That wooshing sound you’ve been hearing all week? ┬áThat’s been me knitting Rose and Thorn Socks by Ronni Smith, the second round of Sock Madness Ten… 412 more words

The Inner Struggle Of A Sock Addict

Knitting socks is a personal event, not a hobby, but an actual event, like a personal war against those who would drive a knitter insane. I have knitted my own personal set of socks successfully, but many of them are a hard fought win or, mostly, a dismal failure. 615 more words

Must... stop... knitting!

Right. This must be my final project before I have my baby. Only have a day left and have a long list of jobs around the house that need to be done. 108 more words


Money Makes the Yarn Go Around

Having a hobby is great! Having to fund it is not. It would be quite easy to over hear parts of a conversation with a crafter and assume they were talking about drugs, with their stash and hunting for needles, they do go missing a lot… And another similarity that could be drawn is the issue of needing to get the money together. 500 more words

3-stitch i-cord bracelet

Let’s get this (tea) party started.┬áMy first post on my brand-new knitting blog. YAY!

Who says we have to outgrow that summer-camp mentality where craft sessions are fun and provide such an empowering creative outlet? 1,052 more words