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So there I was, traipsing through Porter Square without a care in the world.  I had just taken part in a clinical study, which left me with $50 burning a hole in my pocket.  281 more words

Mothballin' Monday

Rhinebeck 2014

I know I’m a bit late posting this but here you go…

The weather at the Duchess County Fairgrounds this year was absolutely wonderful.  And by that I mean it actually felt and looked like fall! 137 more words


Two days before Rhinebeck

I left it as a large photo because this place is beyond awesome. I’m in a town in the hills just outside of Syracuse, waaayyy upupup. 515 more words


First* Socks

Okay, well, maybe not first socks. I’ve made some socks, but I’ve made them with bulky and worsted weight yarn. I’ve never made socks with sock yarn, which, in hindsight, seems like something that should have been accomplished a few years ago. 191 more words


Bacon Makes Everything Better

Bacon makes everything better. Bacon yarn definitely makes socks better.

I am just smitten with my newest socks knitted using the Holiday Yarns bacon colorway… 71 more words


Crazy Blue Socks and Bacon Socks

It’s Easter and I am up at my parents. My stepdad’s newly diagnosed dementia (discovered at Thanksgiving) has suddenly taken a huge downturn and he is temporarily in a convalescent hospital. 334 more words


Fiber Fridays

At Holiday Yarns, folks meet from 4-8ish pm to hang out and work on our projects, whether knitting, spinning, weaving or whatever.  Last Friday, when I was able to get out as a Birthday present to myself, I met up with a few friends from my more local Spinning Sunday and Tuesday Knitting Groups, there.   255 more words