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A Pretty Jewel for a Rainy Day

Some have asked about my blog’sĀ purple-y gold banner.

It’s my Jewel fhp Shawl that I test knitted for Casapinka on Ravelry.

I just love the colors in this yarn! 252 more words


Black plum lace socks

Today I have some knitting for you.

I started these socks (Ravelry link) back in January as part of a mystery knit along hosted by Kirsten Kapur of Through the Loops on Ravelry. 207 more words


Helloooo Monday

I have a bucketful of WIP’s and not much else at the moment. I’m still waiting on “insurance skeins” to finish up both Silky Cables and Harmonia’s Rings. 193 more words


In Pursuit of Joy: Out of Control (Part 2)

Control is a thing that is highly over-rated. I was a classroom teacher and learned to just get over it. The art is to savor the chaos and to keep steering things along in the right direction while understanding that learning, successes and growth come at their own rate. 746 more words


A Tale of Two Mitts

I bought a really fun skein of hand-dyed yarn a few weeks ago. It is another yarn from Zen Yarn Gardens Serenity 20 in the colorway Burning Bush. 234 more words


WIP Wednesday: Half-Finger MItts and a Fabulous Hitchhiker

Thank heavens we had a sunny day. I shoveled the snow off the deck so the cats could get outside and I would have a place to lay out knitted items for some pictures. 504 more words


Knots? Knot A Problem

Back in October, I mentioned this group on Ravelry – Knot A Problem – a group of folks who will untangle your hopelessly tangled skeins of yarn and return them to you in a useful state. 132 more words