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New Mexico, and other knitting

You may recall that I could not get over the light and color in New Mexico during my visit there this past February. Both were stunning to the point of life-altering, or so it seemed, and I took many photographs, … Continue reading

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On the needles and off

I have been knitting. In snatches of time, waiting for Kate or Bruce, listening to a lecture, watching Jon Stewart (my sanity-check during the election season), here and there, and in church. And, despite my crazy busyness, I have managed … Continue reading

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A done deal

I do not wear shawls ever. Well, hardly ever. And I cannot imagine myself wearing this one. It is, however, beautiful. And warm. The pattern is a simple enough repeat that I knit it almost exclusively in dark places: the … Continue reading

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I do solemnly swear …

… this pair of mittens (Woodruff, my 29 August pair) contains the last afterthought thumb I will knit. Forever and ever, world without end, amen. How’s that for a vow? I should explain. I see the point of the afterthought … Continue reading

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In case you think that I’d forgotten

Or is it: in case that you’ve forgotten? Is that a line from a song? Or am I misremembering the early 80s? I did try googling it but to no avail. Then again, I may have been listening to obscure … Continue reading

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Once upon a time …

… I knit a sleeve, and friend (still cannot believe I get to call her that — thank you, Fates, for the tossing of our lives together — with a designer in the middle even) Bookish Wendy knit another. And … Continue reading

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On wool and color

If you are a knitter, if you feel strongly about wool, and if you love color as much as I do, you must read Jared Flood’s blog tour of the woolen mill in Harrisville. It follows the making of his … Continue reading

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