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A Little Snow, A Little Spring

We’ve are having a nice taste of winter around here. Yesterday was very cold and very windy, and today we woke up to several centimetres of snow on the ground. There was enough that I got to get out my … Continue reading

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Socks for Life

Long time readers will know that I love knitting socks. According to my Ravelry notebook, I’ve knit somewhere around 65 or 70 pairs since I learned to knit about eight years ago. Although I haven’t been knitting much lately (thanks … Continue reading

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Book Review – People Knitting by Barbara Levine

Stitching may be my first love, but I also adore knitting. Not only does it bring me peace, but I find it very soothing to watch other people knit. Netflix knows this–you can watch people knitting in two different Slow … Continue reading

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Sparkly Shawl

At the end of last month I headed back to my hometown to attended a wedding. The dress code was very casual, with sundresses being suggested for the ladies. (This was the dress I wore.) Of course, at the end … Continue reading

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Review: Red Heart Scrubby Yarn

Socks may be my favourite project to knit, but I also love quick little projects that provide a big sense of accomplishment. I have a huge pile of dishcloths made with kitchen cotton, and they work great. But, when I … Continue reading

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Sock Madness 10 – Round 2 and 3 Socks

Can you believe it? I forgot to share my round 2 socks from Sock Madness. I was so happy to have them done that I snapped one picture and then threw them in the washing machine. The pattern is Rose … Continue reading

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Sock Madness 10 – Round 1

Even though I have a pile of stitching projects that need to be worked on, for the past few days I’ve been concentrating on my knitting. I’m taking part in Sock Madness yet again, a speed sock knitting competition run … Continue reading

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