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A Muni Surprise

My love/hate relationship with riding the bus to work continues.  Crowded buses, no show buses, late buses, buses overrun with stinky dudes…all part of the deal, no surprises there. 105 more words


Bang Out a Quickie

This is a slightly difficult blog post to write today (which is partly why it is so late getting up). I am knitting something new and the pattern is really fun to knit, but the reason why I’m knitting it right now is not great, grand, or exciting. 490 more words


The Next Big Thing.

Emphasis on the BIG part!  

This is Tough Love from Love Fest Fibers!  It’s a super bulky felted wool!  It’s pretty crazy!

Turns out you can knit with it too?!?   118 more words


The Icelandic Bind Off

Once upon a time (because that’s how all the best stories begin)…I spent a month in Iceland.  It was awesome!  Ever since then, I’ve have a particular eye for anything Icelandic so imagine my surprise to discover there’s an Icelandic Bind Off! 249 more words


Going in Circles; How I conquered my fear of knitting in the round

Knitting has always been an effort of trial and error for me, fueled by a fierce desire to teach myself. However, as with many skills sometimes guidance is needed to at least grasp the basics. 490 more words


Current Knitting Project/ Free Pattern.

Hey everyone. I hope you’ve been well.

This is my current knitting project. It’s a blanket for my parents, made with garter stitch squares.

(I’m following a pattern in my head, so the pattern below is free. 79 more words


My yarn arrived...

So my order of yarn finally arrived the other day from loveknitting.com and I was able to finish my dish towel I was making!

I have already used it and now it’s my… 34 more words