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Monday Project Report – Socks, Socks and More Socks!

One of my dreams is to one day have a sock drawer full of handmade socks.  I was reading Glenna C.’s blog one day and she wrote about how cool it was to open her sock drawer and see all … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – The Beginning Of A Bulky Scrappy Blanket

For this week’s scrap project I turned to my bag of leftover bulky yarns.  After so much time pressured work to finish Xmas presents during the past two months, I was ready for some mindless knitting.  So I decided to … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Java Socks

Woo Hoo!!  I knit my first pair of socks!! They were knit on size 1 needles using Lang’s JaWoll Jacquard fingering weight yarn – which comes with its own matching reinforcing thread. Do you see how teeny tiny those needles … Continue reading

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Another step down that long dark path to being a yarn junkie . . .sigh.

I love yarns – and the more I get into knitting and wool based crafts again, the more I find myself seeking out those really great yarns – made by folks that really value the craft of creating yarn.  One … Continue reading

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These are the completed Lettuce Knit Armwarmers designed by Grace Alexander knit in Berroco’s Ultra Alpaca in a beautiful dark green colorway.  On the whole I am happy with them.  They are long – extending to the elbow. The pattern … Continue reading

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May is a very busy month

I have not posted much this month just because there has been alot going on.  May opened with Opening Day for Markus’s Little League team, which I posted about last week.  Then I had court appearances Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of last … Continue reading

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I have always said that there is such a thing as a parenting gene, and if you were lucky, both of your parents were born with it.  My son was lucky in that one of his parents was born with … Continue reading

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