Making A List, Checking It Twice

So here’s the deal.  I’m not a “work on one project at a time” kind of gal.  I like to have several projects going at once so that I can work on whatever I have the brain space for.  That means I usually have a garter stitch or stockinette stitch something going; I usually have…
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Knitting Round Up

Can I just tell you how incredibly pleased I am with these sock blockers?  For many many years I used homemade sock blockers.  They worked ok, but it was slow going on the drying process as these were made out of vinyl placemats and they held water.  Then I upgraded to plastic sock blockers.  That…
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Knitting In The Wild

Our family took a short vacation to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area about 5 minutes after school was out for the year.  Actually, it was two days after, but it felt like 5 minutes. We travelled with my father-in-law and my husband’s good friend from college who just happens to now live in Alaska.  We were…
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Return Of A Highly Caffeinated Knitter

The school year has ended and I feel like I can cut back a little on my high caffeine consumption.  Just a little mind you.  After all, my day does not truly start without coffee.  OK, so I go and work out before coffee, but that’s only because I don’t have to string words together…
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Blame It On The Cold Meds

Confession is good for the soul, right? I confess, I might have done something that flies in the face of all my knitterly instincts.  I might have done something that is a crime against the yarn itself. Or… it might turn out really cool. I had this lovely delicious skein of Single Silky Targhee from…
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