The Case of the Kamikaze Wedding Rings

Mr. Knitting Sarah and I occasionally tease that if we take off our wedding rings we aren’t married any more. Once in a while my hubby will take his off and spin it like a little top on the table and with grand theatrics including wide eyes and crazy gesticulating I’ll point and shout frantically, […]

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Snowfling Mitts, Version 2

Two years ago around this same time of year, I purchased the Snowfling Mitts kit from Tanis Fiber Arts and knit up these fantastic mittens. And over the last two years they have been some of my most used mittens. Made in stranded colorwork and lined with a cashmere blend, you can surely understand why […]

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Accomplishing the Impossible

For those who’ve been reading this blog for a while you might remember that despite my real love of knitting, I do have a couple nemeses. Scarves can be a challenge and the occasional & inevitable long stretch of stockinette can get to me, but nothing is as rough for me to get into and […]

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In the Badlands: The Arrival

I long for the ocean and my husband would prefer the mountains, so somehow when it comes to planning vacations our go-to landscape is the Plains. I can’t explain how, but it works for us. This past week was our annual trip to Badlands National Park — parts of the park were formed under an […]

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A Red Pants Event

Starting 6th grade was kind of a big deal to me. I had just come off a year that involved a 6month relocation to Baltimore, 3 surgically broken bones that over the span of 6months straightened my left leg and lengthened it over 4inches, and a full year of physical therapy. I was able to […]

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Best. Exchange. Ever.

I’ve mentioned my friend Rose here before from time to time for various reasons, usually because she did something awesome or I attempted to thank her for being awesome by knitting or spinning something for her. I always introduce her along the lines of “Rose & I have known each other since around the 8th […]

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