Category Archives: yarn

How many socks could a sock knitter knit?

If you’re a knitter or a crocheter, you’ll be interested in this: Yarn Canada is having a contest. You could win enough sock yarn to knit socks for the rest of your life! How many socks could a sock knitter … Continue reading

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Highway Knitting

We’re home! We got home last night after what felt like a (relatively) short drive. The trip that usually takes three nights only took two this time. That’s because instead of driving the entire Alaska Highway, we cut a loop … Continue reading

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Green…and the Garland pose

Hello! I’m late with my letter today – did you think I forgot you? Spring is here in my area of the world. No doubt about it. The car is covered in pollen and I am stuffed up with hay … Continue reading

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Happiness is Easy: visiting my yarn stash…and Sukhasana (Easy Pose)

Sometimes happiness comes to you in small unexpected ways. Like today. Somehow, without intending to, I played with my yarn stash today. It made me happy. I was looking for something (isn’t that always the way?)…and before I knew it, … Continue reading

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K is for Knitting (really, what else could it be for?)

 Melissa Peda took this picture of a flower in her garden and posted it on her blog (100BillionStars) the other day. (She has a lovely blog, by the way. You should check it out! I am inspired every single time … Continue reading

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Slow Stitchin’ Sunday

Linking in with Slow Stitching Sunday and Wool on Sundays

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Off the Needles

This little set will be winging its way South tomorrow. It is a cute little car-seat size blanket and newborn hat & booties in pretty grass green that I started knitting awhile ago, before I knew Zachary was on the … Continue reading

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Works in Progress

Have you been wondering what I’ve been doing in the evenings? Well, I’ve been working hard at my Creative Writing class that I’m taking. But also… I’ve been making my six blocks for the 3×6 bee. Since I don’t have … Continue reading

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Because You Matter: Boy #1

I promised the social worker three quilts for three little boys, and the first one is finished! She asked for small quilts (blankie-sized), so this one will meet the bill at 24 x 36″. Perfect for a toddler or pre-schooler! … Continue reading

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Everything but the Kitchen Sink

Wow, here it is February already! I know I’m not the only one feeling blown away by how quickly the last month flew past us! This is a bit of a random post… I started a lot of projects in … Continue reading

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Needles of Birch

Needles of birch, warmed by her hands, slipping loops over loops over loops    

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Hooking up with a 2013 NewFO Challenge!

Barbara over at Cat Patches has started a new linky party for 2012 whereby we are given permission to accumulate as many UFOs (unfinished objects) as we like! In fact, the entire goal of the linky party is to start … Continue reading

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