Keeping Up With The Joneses

I’ve never really considered myself a trendy person.  It’s not like I’m lagging far behind the times, I just don’t feel the need to run out and buy the latest skinny jeans or whatever is new this week.  So why is it, that when it comes to the flu, my family needs to keep up…
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Flu-Like Symptoms

I meant for this to be a really cool post.  Perhaps some Gifts for Knitters.  Or a nice little story about how my boss bought me yarn today, which I think is quite possibly the coolest thing ever.  Instead, I got a call from daycare that my oldest child got off the bus with a…
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Square Needles?

Yep, you read that right.  Kollage has come out with square needles.  The sides are squared off to supposedly ease some of the strain on your hands.  In the interest of science, I bought 2 types of their square needles from the Paradise Fibers booth at Sock Summit.  The first one I tried was the…
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The Spin Doctor

I’ve been putting a good spin on things around the Big Blue House lately.  Last week I took a beginning spinning class at Yarn Harbor.  I’ve been spinning for about 6 months and am fairly confident in my spinning, however, after taking a class at Sock Summit in August I felt like there was more…
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Instant Gratification

After working on a deadline, I always like to throw in a couple of projects that are instant gratification.  The Meathead hats from Knitalong can be done in a couple of hours.  STC Crafts is offering it as a free download right now.  Go, go get it and knit it.  This is the child size,…
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