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If Only You Try...again and again...

Success!  I had an aha moment last night when getting ready to pick up the stitches on the cuff to start the first sleeve of the cardigan.   279 more words

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Let the Truth Be Known

Happy Saturday! The medallion is finished!


Actually I completed it several days ago but wasn’t able to bask in the joy of it at the time.   487 more words

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3 Rows Forward, 2 Rows Back

Sometimes the Universe has to step in and let you know when you are getting a little too big for your britches.  I have apparently had to be reminded of that fact a few times over the last couple of days.   736 more words

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Flakes and Medallions

via Photo Challenge: A Good Match

There are lots of things that go together.  Fires in the pit and a glass of wine on a summer evening; hot baths and scented candles; a tired body and crisp, clean sheets. 217 more words

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Dye Lots, Die!

Remember Warm Tootsies? I  finished the second of them a few weeks ago and the resulting pair did more than just hone my knitting techniques.   739 more words

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Yarn Therapy and Farewell Feasts

On Monday K and I had the inevitable annual farewell of my Dad and his wife before they made their way back to their 40 foot sailboat in the Caribbean to finish out the winter, as they have been doing since 2005. 429 more words

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Off to a Good Start


I knew that once I cast on the first stitches that I would just keep going.  So I ‘adulted’ first and cleaned the kitchen, sorted laundry and put the first load in to start.   198 more words

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