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Oh, yes I did!

A few days back, I asked for advice on a sock I was knitting for my son.  I took the advice of the majority, which was to start over.  155 more words

Double Pointed Needles

Sticks & Cables: Knitting Needles

When I began knitting a little over 10 years ago, my teacher bought me a set of size 8 Takumi straight bamboo needles, and I’m convinced most of us that have started knitting in the past decade probably started on those needles, others started on aluminum, some on plastic.   1,154 more words


Deaf for a Day

“The handicap of deafness is not in the ear; it is in the mind.” quote by famous American Deaf actress and author Marlee Matlin. The point Marlee Matlin was trying to get across by saying this was that being Deaf does not handicap you, but a closed mind does. 1,504 more words

Knitting 101: The Ever Dreaded Round

When I first started knitting, I had never seen circular needles. Now, I KNEW that socks didn’t have seams, so I knew some how these straight needles that I had been gifted could make a circle, but how exactly to do that was beyond my comprehension. 1,544 more words

Knitting 101

Praise Indeed

I have found to Beloveds cost ~ apparently I can be quite ‘sarcastic’ if I’m interrupted when I’m mid round on my quest to master double pointed needles .. 143 more words


Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

A nurse’s job is not only as simple as taking care of the sick patients and following doctor’s orders. Being a nurse is like having a passport which allows you to explore numerous career advancement opportunities. 1,287 more words