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Due to a recent announcement that Area Voices will be shutting down, this blog will move to https://knittingupnorth.com/  Please head over there to follow me!  You will not see my blog posts on any Forum newspaper websites, so I ask that you click on the “Follow Us” button to sign up to have me delivered…
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Miles And Miles Of Stockinette

  I’m at that point in my projects where I am knitting what feels like miles and miles of white stockinette.  It’s the knitting equivalent of snow blindness!  I have two sweaters on the needles right now for me, which is extremely unusual.  It’s been a very long time since I’ve knit a sweater for…
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Process Vs. Product

Several times over the last few weeks I’ve had the conversation about whether I am a process knitter or a product knitter.  The conversation is fascinating to me because I cannot imagine knitting any other way than the way I knit.  I simply cannot put myself in the mindset of the other knitter, as much…
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Close Call

My Ravellenics project was going along as easily as a curler’s stone on ice right up until last week.  Apparently spending a long time on the phone at work with my head cocked at an angle holding my phone while clicking through hundreds of photos was a bad idea.  I got off the phone and…
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Optimistically Speaking

Every year my Optimist Club does a hat knitting challenge.  It started many years ago when I had a hair-brained scheme  to get the (mostly) older men in my Optimist Club to do a project for the local hospitals.  I thought I could teach them to knit and they could knit a few hats here…
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