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The Secret Scarf Project

I’ve been making scarves lately by the boatloads it seems. It all started with a few conversations over Christmas. I had bought some of that crazy Starbella yarn that looks lacy. I thought it looked like it would be fun … Continue reading

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Progress and not-so-much-progress

There are a million things I should be doing right now, like reading and working on things for my dissertation, but mostly what I’ve done today has been to cook and to knit. I did read a little this morning, … Continue reading

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2011: The best of the best of the best of this year

I had planned on doing each of these as their own posts, but my sister has been here this week so we’ve been busy being up to no good. So, I’m doing them all now. The best things I’ve cooked … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to

I have been super productive this Fall break. I’ve read. I’ve worked on papers. I’ve done a little math. I’ve finished a couple of WIPs or works in progress. In particular, I’ve finished two projects with the same pattern made … Continue reading

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Why I love the people in my life: Reason 742

I was knitting today with my knitting group today and our newest member said: New Member: So, I was thinking about using my new skills to make presents for the women in my life I give presents to, but then … Continue reading

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Secret Stitches

My knitting group decided to do Secret Santa this year. We have decided to call it Secret Stitches. We drew names on Wednesday. The rules for Secret Santa, as you probably know, are that you get a secret person that … Continue reading

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Why first projects in a new craft are often for yourself

I have recently been learning (or re-learning) how to crochet. I decided I wanted to learn this craft because my friends who crochet seem really prolific. Crochet projects just seem to go so fast. This made me think that this … Continue reading

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Zucchini bean spread

For once, I had planned on not changing a recipe. Then, I realized that I had a bunch of defrosted, black beans already to go in the fridge and I couldn’t let them go to waste. But, for once I … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Homework Assignment: Lust, Caution

If I had been paying more attention, I would have realized that this film was rated NC-17. And, I can see why. The sex scenes (and there were a few of them) tended towards the Athletic. The film was about … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece

I bought a spinning wheel last fall with the hopes that one day in the future I’d eventually have a hobby that pays for itself. I thought, oh, I’ll be able to spin and then sell up a spin to … Continue reading

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