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Jan 31 2012

mmmmmm …. yarn

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Yesterday I had a happy mail day when the yarn I ordered for my lace shawl finally arrived! It is so soft! I spent a good 5 minutes rubbing it on my cheek. Then I rubbed in on the boys’ faces. Then back on mine. LOL! This particular color is named Bluebeard and I purchased […]

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Aug 24 2011

when a problem comes along, you must w.i.p. it!

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Been a little crazy with school back in full swing, but I’m adjusting to having a 4th and 6th grader pretty good – considering I’m in denial about having a 6th grader! This is a picture of my current W.I.P. (work in progress). After finishing a crochet project, that I’ll share at a later time, […]

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Apr 26 2011


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Been a little absent because I’ve been enjoying the late afternoons with my boys. It’s quite a delight to have us all riding bikes now and taking advantage of the long hours of sunlight. I finished this scarf about a week ago as a surprise for my Mom. It’s a late birthday present since I […]

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Jun 05 2010


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Today I finished my first knitted hat! I used the pattern for Basic Cable found in the Stitch ‘n B*tch NATION book by Debbie Stoller. (I’m not certain which one it is, so the link includes her current books) This project was really fun. I learned how to knit in the round, cable stitch and […]

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Apr 22 2010


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I finally finished my first knitting project yesterday! I’m happy with the results and find it fun to see what the difference is between knitting and crochet. The stitches hold so differently, it’s fun to have a stretchy green scarf! Mr. O wasn’t too excited to be my scarf model today. It’s sprinkling outside and […]

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Mar 19 2010

fuzzy face friday

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It’s been a very different week for us here, which I may share at a later time when things have settled down to reality. For now, it feels like we’re doing the chicken run, you know, when their heads are cut off (or shot off, like I once saw my Aunt do. Impressive and upsetting […]

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