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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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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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When you know you will hate yourself in the morning …

… you should probably just put down the knitting and walk away. Last night I did not and this morning I was filled with regret. After a long day of sorting slippery children’s books and the hundreds of card sets … 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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Maybe this time

Does this happen to you? When daylight savings time ends in the fall, and we turn all the clocks back, there is little disruption to my circadian rhythm. Spring and the onset of daylight savings time is another story. Big … Continue reading

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