Tag Archives: wool

Mindfully Back at It

I know, I know.  It’s been nine months…am I a serious blogger?  Probably not, but I’ve spent a good portion of the past months really thinking about mindfulness. When I started this blog, it was a way for me to … Continue reading

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I’ve been knitting socks lately. I’ve mentioned it before that I never intended to knit socks when I began my knitting odyssey, but these days socks tend to fly around my magic loop. I think I’ve completed something like 14 … Continue reading

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Knitting for Dystopia (or sorta like that)

I’m an absolute sucker whenever my kids ask me to knit them something. They can ask me in the rudest, most growly manner, and I’ll coo back, “of course, I’d love to knit you something.” Even though there’s a wee … Continue reading

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Madison. . . . love . . .

A few days ago I returned home from a solo trip to Madison, Wisconsin.  I went to my first ever Writers Conference, and I can not rave enough about how fabulous it was.  Everyone was so nice and willing to … Continue reading

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The BFF Ornament

My 9-year-old came home last week and announced that her best friend declared they would be secret Santas…with each other.  “I know, I know, we’re not supposed to know who our secret Santa is, but Miranda said we’ll just skip … Continue reading

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The Ski Hat that Ran a 5k

My 14-year-old daughter spied a ski hat in REI that she wanted.  Smart girl knew not to bother asking me if I’d buy it for her.  Instead she asked if I would knit her one.  Meanwhile, my sister was shopping … Continue reading

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Sister Socks

I’ve been knitting socks lately. Mostly because socks knitting is so portable, thus making it easy to get in a few rows while waiting at the _______________ (fill in the blank – dentist’s office, school, ballet studio, etc.) When a … Continue reading

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