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Socking it to Christmas : Gift knitting Pt 1

Last year’s gift knitting experience was a chastening one. The final knit gifted was completed on the 8th January. Whilst the fact that my nephew received it wrapped up with the sleeve stitches on waste yarn does not appear to have dampened his enthusiasm for his sweater, it dampened my enthusiasm for last minute gift knitting. 578 more words

Knitting And Making

Two Gray Cowls

Just a quick one tonight to show off a couple of cowls. The first one I finished several days ago and just got around to blocking. 168 more words


Now that we’ve got Thanksgiving out of the way, it’s time to hit that Panic Button.Yup. It’s one month from Christmas.  I’m going to go finish the Thanksgiving dishes, then I’m going to sit down for the next four weeks to knit.  Wish me luck.

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Off the Needles: Finished Projects Update

November is National Novel Writing Month, and Danny and I have taken on the NaNoWriMo challenge, which is to write a 50,000 word novel during the 30 days of November. 744 more words


Is it the Season to be Generous Yet?

I’m having an odd kind of conflict with myself right now – should I knit some of my coworkers small gifts?

Now, this isn’t an odd question to most knitters – many folks knit for friends and relatives and even casual acquaintances all the time.   346 more words


The Year I Tried to Make All My Presents

Have  I ever told you about the year I decided to make all my presents? I was very new to knitting and crocheting, but totally in love with doing it and imagining all the great things I could make for my loved ones. 608 more words

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The other day, we passed the four months to Christmas mark.  Have you started your knitting yet?  I HAVE.  I have plans, upon plans.  I made a… 395 more words