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New York, NY

I’m a day late on my post but I hope I’m not a dollar short because I’ve got a little somethin’ for ya! My husband has been traveling a bit and it worked out that we could meet up in NYC for the night Thursday and spend the day Friday in the city. It’s our […]

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I just finished sewing on the buttons.

I am so happy with this project.  I rarely say that when I am finished with a knitted object or painting or anything I make myself.  I know the flaws or what “I should have done here or there.” But today I am happy.  This is a pattern is my own that I created while […]

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Learning

My best friend Alison is a 3rd grade teacher but last night I got to be the teacher and made her my student.  She came over with the intent of creating craft project but we ended with me teaching her how to knit!  I think she might have caught a little bit of the knitting […]

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Bobble Capelet

Good Morning!  It really is good because we have power!  It was a long 9 days – I feel bad for those still without. I am loving the fall sunshine today.  Capelet weather has arrived!  (or re-arrived after the winter blast we experienced last week.) Tahki Stacy Charles – Terra Collection Montana  BOBBLE CAPELET Ryan […]

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Sticking to it

I know I’ve told you before but I’ll say it again. I love afghans. I’m always wrapped up in one. I’ve made several and I’m in the process of making another. This one will be a Christmas gift for someone special in my husband’s family who just bought his first house.  That might be an […]

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Taking Things for Granted.

I am sure in 2 weeks when I am fully powered up again I will take it all for granted.  The telephone, internet, flushing toilet, running water, heat, washing machine, dryer, coffee in an instant and all the other wonderful essentials I take for granted every day.  We are still without power.  I am thankful […]

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Just can’t get enough

I have a little problem. I might not want to knit with anything except Madelinetosh ever again. And it’s great because with all the colors and weights they have — I may not have to! Maybe my real problem is that I started by using their Pashmina a gorgeous blend of merino, silk & cashmere. […]

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Quiet

It was a wacky weekend here in New England that’s really leaving its mark. We had a big snow storm that is unlike most any of us have experienced. Trees and power lines are down on almost every road you drive down. Millions of homes are still without power. We were out from Saturday afternoon […]

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Winner!

Congratulations to Devon – you are the winner of the Driftwood stitch markers! I’m having a lot of fun making these! I made 4 more sets that are available on Etsy. These are a bit smaller and fit a size 10 -11 needle nicely. The little blue and yellow one are my favorite so far. […]

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Ravlery Rave

Don’t you have a thousand patterns you want to knit someday? Here are some favorite Ravelry projects that make us want to cast on rightthisveryminute.     Kara’s Favorites 1.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/jojilocat/opposite-pol  2.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/sueja/coraline  3.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/enugu/inspira-cowl-3  4.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/larch-cardigan  5.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/topiary  6.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/big-herringbonecow  7.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/chuckldunn/westwar  8.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/peterborough  9.http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cyklo  10.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/wool-leaves Katie’s Favorites: 1.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/courtyard-2  2.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dark-and-stormy  3.  http://www.awlravelry.com/projects/jettshin/cornflower-shawl  4.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/jettshin/coastal-hoodie  5.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stripe-study-shawl  6.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/madelinetosh/embers-cowl  7.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Koanizee/dark-and-stormy  8. […]

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