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Reindeer Mittens!

Oh, I suppose you think it’s too late in the season to be knitting mittens. Well, this all started last fall when one of our little granddaughters asked me to knit her some mittens—some purple mittens . . .

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Knit a Scarf with Bernat Matrix

Hello—need a great weekend project?   I’m having a good time knitting a casual scarf with this interesting “ladder” or “railroad tie” yarn.  Mine’s by Bernat and is called Matrix . . .

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Out Like a Lamb

Ha! out like a lamb indeed.  March 25th and *cold* and gloomy here.  There will be one more “dusting” of snow tonight and then that had better be it!  In the meantime . . .

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Happy New Year 2014

Well, what would YOU have done with them?  Imagine the surprise, to put it mildly, when fond family opened this Christmas packet and found three strange knitted something-or-others.  

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The Christmas Project Done! Three French Hens

♫ ♫ ♫ “Three French hens, (two turtledoves, and a partridge in a pear tree!” ♫

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The Christmas Project–Three French Hens

Dear Fiona Goble, I have been thinking of you pretty often these last few days as I “finish up” the knitting project I chose from your Twelve Knits of Christmas book.  What a lark it was to receive! I envisioned … Continue reading

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The Twelve Knits of Christmas—where we stand

Remember the post I wrote last January 5th?  You do?!  You don’t. Well, just type in “twelve knits” up in that search box up on the right to refresh your memory . . .  I’ll just wait here a minute … Continue reading

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Buttons for the Royal Baby

Hurray for the new baby prince!  Everyone has been waiting and now he’s here!  William and Kate must be very happy parents. I thought it would be fun to sort through some buttons for baby and pretend I’m going to … Continue reading

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And More Buttons from London (Greenwich Market)

The postcard featuring the Houses of Parliament is decorated by an old twinkle/mirrorback button that I bought.  See if you can find it as it appears in a later photo.  Big prize if you can find it. (ha) Still roaming … Continue reading

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Six Inches of Yarn!

While you’ve been busy doing worthwhile things like your income taxes or spring cleaning, I’ve been occupied with a project of my own. First I knitted a cute little red beret for my doll, and then decided to make a … Continue reading

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