Category Archives: Knitting mittens

Mittens impossible? I don’t think so.

Last year at around this time I promised myself I would try to knit a pair of mittens a month for a year. I have made other promises here. For example, something about cookies, if I recall correctly, although I … Continue reading

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Why, yes. I do still knit. Thanks for asking.

In the middle of sleepless nights, I sometimes worry about the yearly taxes I have yet to figure, and papers or grant proposals I have yet to write. Sometimes, oddly, I worry about unfinished knitting and wonder why I have … Continue reading

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Merry-Happy-Happy yadda yadda

We are between Christmas Day and New Year’s here (obviously), recovering from a late night celebration of the now-15 year-old’s birthday (less obvious), and despite the fact I’ve a paper due on Tuesday next week and am singularly behind in … Continue reading

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I am in hell at the mall

Bruce dropped me here so that I could wrap up the Christmas shopping whilst he met with a client in Palmyra. I’m trying to make the best of what’s left of my time here, and take the edge off a … Continue reading

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Finished

Despite my complete inability to knit for two days a week or so ago without ripping back and reworking 5 to 20 rounds depending on the egregiousness of the error, I managed to finish my self-imposed 29 October mittens. These … Continue reading

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Update on the knitting, aka the source of my sanity … or what’s left of it

I’ve started a new sweater with yarn I had stashed away from a going-out-of-business sale a few years ago. The sweater is a Jo Sharp pattern and the wool is the no-longer-produced Debbie Bliss Aran Tweed. Ravelry link here. For … Continue reading

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A year slipped by… as did half a month

According to my records, I began this blog adventure a year ago yesterday. A belated happy blogiversary to me! Or whatever it is that I was supposed to say re: that. Also according to my records, I began a newsy … Continue reading

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