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Twelve Weeks and Counting

Knitters everywhere are starting to think about the holidays! So many gifts to plan and buy yarn for and then to knit. So much fun! October 1st is exactly twelve weeks from when I need to be wrapping those gifts and putting them under the tree. 111 more words


The little things

After our four-day weekend in the woods, the Mr. and I had a crazy-busy week at work —- because we are also taking today off to head out of town again! 121 more words

Knitting & Crochet

The Passage of Time

I’ve been gift-knitting for as long as I could knit. Hats for friends, leggings for a dancer, and baby knits. Now, one might think that knitting for brand new human beings, produced by my peers, might make me feel a bit old. 132 more words


Playing catch up

It’s been a busy week! We got the electrical permit for the porch, and the Mr finished pulling wire for the ceiling lights. He’s working on modifying a light switch in the living room, to accommodate the extra fixtures. 66 more words

Knitting & Crochet

30 Day Knitting Challenge: The Balance of Knitting Gifts

Day 21: Do you knit gifts for friends and family for the holidays or birthdays?

Sometimes I do and sometimes I don’t. Last year I was trying to knit a pair of Christmas socks out of Knit Picks Felici Jingle, but I started too late and only got three done before the big day. 177 more words

30 Day Knitting Challenge

A fond farewell....

Last Friday marked my last day of work at my old job. It was a full day and one where many goodbyes were shared. As is the tradition with that particular work place we had a food day (this is the usual M.O. 256 more words


Manly Socks

Here’s the annoying part about being a knitter:  When people learn about your hobby, they all want knitted things for their birthday/Christmas/Arbor Day.

And here’s the sick part about being a knitter:  You want to make stuff for everyone. 287 more words