Watch While I Knit All the Things

It’s Labor Day weekend and where I am, that means it’s the ‘official’ start to autumn. This translates to one thing for knitters: the burning desire, the NEED to knit ALL THE THINGS because winter is coming and we simply must have all the warm things knit and ready to wear. Normally after a finish […]

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I Lost the Game, But I’m Still a Winner

Well, it’s official, I’ve lost the game of yarn chicken I was playing with my Little Wave sweater.  I knew it was going to be tight, but I was hopeful that I might be able to eek it out of the yarn I had despite the fact that I was 50yards short of the yarn […]

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Beautiful Jeck

Way back in February one of my favorite bloggers, Melissa at MisoCraftyKnits, posted about her latest in-progress socks, Jeck. Part of the appeal was the beautiful yarn, but part of it was the recommendation of the relatively easy, but interesting stitch pattern. Jeck was officially on my mind.  When I saw her finished socks up […]

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Wax On — Wax Off

Last night we watched The Karate Kid as a family. Call me a total nerd, but gosh, I really kind of love that movie. It always makes me wish I had a bonsai tree. That’s beside today’s point, though. Now usually movie watching is optional at our house — kids can watch or not watch […]

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