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Cold Sheep Revisited

At the end of the last year I realized that my yarn stash was eating my life. (More accurately, it was eating the corner of my bedroom where it lives.) The logical solution to this problem, other than to de-stash, … Continue reading

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Roving Database

Last Fall, or perhaps that Fall before, I took Felicia Lo’s class on Craftsy on spinning. It was delightful and I learned a lot about technique and spinning with color. Since then, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Wool Photos

To start off we have these lovely singles (a single thread or ply, if you will.)  They’ve both been in my wool stash for way too long (and the purple and green one has been on the bobbin since last … Continue reading

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Accidental Hiatus…and why I craft

I haven’t knit a stitch in more than a month. Now, this is pretty unusual for me. Knitting is very relaxing and centering for me (and for many people. It used to help rehabilitate prisoners and many people have written … Continue reading

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Review: A Life in Stitches

I have this idea that books about knitting (at least fiction) follow a formula: Woman experiences some kind of tragedy. Woman is told she needs a hobby. Woman takes up knitting and knitting and the people she meets heals her … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Christmas Knitting

It is that time of year again where I get it into my head that the best way for me to express my affection for people is by making them something. MAKE ALL THE THINGS! This year, I feel like … Continue reading

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Gratuitious Cat Picture Friday: My Work Here is Done

I bought some fiber at the Finger Lakes Fiber Festival in Hemlock, NY last weekend. The cats, unsurprisingly, immediately stuck their little faces into my bag of goodies when I returned from the festival. A bag of dehaired baby camel … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Happy Independence Day

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Knocking Off WIPs

It has been awhile since I’ve written a post dedicated to what is on my needles so I figured it was time. I’ve knocked a number WIPs (work in progress) into the FO (finished object) category. I am pleased to … Continue reading

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A Foray into Vegan Baking: Welsh Cakes

March first was Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant, or Saint David’s Feast Day if you’re not a Welsh speaker and on that day I got it into my head that I should make Welshcakes. I decided that these Welsh cakes should … Continue reading

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