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One Down, One to Go

Now that I’ve got a sock project on my needles, I realize how much I enjoy knitting them. It took me ages to make my first pair — not to actually make them but to tackle the project. 217 more words

Saltwater Hill Knits

A Brief Break in the Berkshires

A change of scene, even for only a day, can work wonders for the body and spirit. Taking a day off work on Friday, Patrick and I hopped into the car shortly after Michael left for school and drove west. 326 more words

Saltwater Hill Knits

New Socks for the New Year

I’ve cast on my first project of 2017 — good old reliable socks. These are in a blue and silver gray colorway, Beyond the Wall, of… 139 more words

Saltwater Hill Knits

FO Friday: Halloween Leftovers Cowl

Guys….it’s done!

I made a fingering weight cowl in less than a week! That is in large part to some long conference calls and some grandparent/Jellybean time that let me knit. 65 more words


Cast On: Manic Panic Cowl

Hello November!!

I saw on the Ravelry boards for the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party KAL that the November interception involved self striping yarn…..but not socks! 251 more words


Horse Show Knitting

My daughter started riding at age 8. It was adorable. Now that she’s 20, it has taken on a more serious turn. Since high school she has competed in IEA and IHSA Horse show competitions. 158 more words


A Sock is Born

In what seemed like the longest 48 hour wait ever, my itty bitty needles finally arrived!  I have spent a lot of time whining about how I don’t want to use needles this small.   258 more words