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The Christmas Crunch

Each year, the very second the leaves start falling to the ground, I quickly dream up a gigantic list of knit gifts for the holidays. (In my defense some are on there by request.) My husband and kids are always baffled and chastise me for making myself frantic: “Why do you DO this to yourself every year?!” The answer is I love to make things, and when the holidays approach that love reaches an insane level that I can’t control. 252 more words


Basic black gloves

I finished a pair of gloves just in time for today’s cold and rainy weather. They aren’t for me, but I modeled one so you can see how they came out: 55 more words


A pair of socks are done

I really took my time on my self-striping socks but, after months of knitting on them every so often, they are finished. I’m very happy with how they fit and I like the colors. 12 more words



Hello, and a Happy Weekend to you, in what has been another momentous week on the global stage.  I hope this post finds you well, and doing things that you love. 413 more words


Blacksburg, as a hat.


I remember with vivid clarity the first time I drove into Blacksburg, Virginia. I was a senior in college and Bryan and I were a little over one month into our dating relationship. 761 more words