Tag Archives: yarn

In Praise of Cheap Yarn

I’m a yarn snob.  I admit it.  I will gladly pay more for natural fibers.  I love wool, angora, alpaca, mohair, and cashmere.  LOVE them and they way they feel in my hand as they slide from needle to needle. … Continue reading

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Socktastic

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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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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Swimming Lessons

While my kids are learning their swimming strokes and how to dive more effectively, I knit. I haven’t been posting much because a) my June had been a whirlwind of activities and chauffeuring, b) I haven’t been crafting because we’ve … Continue reading

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A May Snow Day

Yes, I live in the Northern Hemisphere.  No, I don’t live in Canada. But I’m beginning to think the White Witch from Narnia is attempting to take over the land and leave us with permanent winter. So, yes, my kids … Continue reading

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