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Sunday Productivity and a Hat for Me

The past few Sundays have been lazy. I haven’t felt too guilty about it, but some weekends it’s nice to get something accomplished. Yesterday I managed to get things done around the apartment, but we never ventured out, which is kind of silly considering it was nice yesterday and today was super cold. 346 more words

Everyday Normalcy

Knitting Furiously

So I’m not really furious when I knit. In fact, I’ve been pretty even keeled lately, if not just slightly depressed due to winter weather and snow and cold, but that’s nothing new. 723 more words

Everyday Normalcy

Knitting Sisyphus and the Boyfriend Sweater Curse

As a knitter, you often hear tales of superstitions associated with knitted gifts. Or, if not, you have at the very least experienced the dread that the item you’ve dedicated countless hours of your life to, sacrificed your already dwindling sanity to, lovingly donated blood and tears to, might just be under appreciated by its intended recipient. 959 more words

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The art of appreciation

I want to start this post by acknowledging your very kind thoughts and wishes and support of the Fire Flowers socks.  It has been very encouraging.   746 more words

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FO Friday!

Poking my head in to share some finished objects!

Finally finished my silver sweater! It is so cozy! It was totally worth the wait. I also knit up some ball band washcloths one afternoon. 23 more words

Crafts

Another hat

I’m still working away on little African Flower hexagons and pentagons to turn into another hippo, but I have also snuck in a quick finish. 33 more words

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Kung Hei Fat Choy!

Hello, and “Kung Hei Fat Choy”, or Happy Chinese New Year!

It is the Year of the Sheep/Goat as of today, and in celebration of the year of our favourite animal, I am pleased to release my new sock pattern, Fire Flowers! 163 more words

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