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Men’s Road Race, Beach Volleyball and Fish Hats – KnitOlympics Day Two

Okay actually, it is the first full day of the Olympics so everyone on TV is calling today Day One. But for me it’s Day Two. Deal. I woke up at 6:30 this a.m. and said, no it is too … Continue reading

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KnitOlympics – DAY ONE (Opening Ceremonies)

WELL! Seems I have both touched a funny bone and garnered quite a bit of support! I am very excited to have heard from so many people, so many great comments on yesterday’s post! Thank you so much, everyone. So, … Continue reading

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Overachiever!!!!

So, I WAS gonna write this nice, sweet little post about the joy of knitting plain old basic socks – cast on 64 sts and work in k2, p2 rib till the heel, etc. Then I checked my email this … Continue reading

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Citron – Done!

Here’s my Citron. Okay, not my most favorite pattern I’ve ever worked – it is very simple, as you can see. LOTS of stockinette stitch.But I think there is a time and place for simple, non-challenging knitting. Perhaps when you … Continue reading

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Aeolian Shawl – And We’re Done

I have been avoiding writing this post for the last three or four days. I find that I enjoyed working with this group of women in Elizabeth Freeman’sĀ Aeolian Shawl Knitalong so much that I don’t want to write that this … Continue reading

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Aeolian Shawl Session One – Making Progress

I spent a lot of Sunday sitting on the couch watching the Green Bay Packers humiliate I MEAN DEFEAT the Oakland Raiders. I am not a football fan, but my husband hails from Milwaukee and my son is a Raiders … Continue reading

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Aeolian Shawl Class – Session One

Hi, folks. I am writing this post to support the nine fabulous women who took the first session of the Aeolian Shawl knit along with me last night at K2Tog. This gorgeous shawl is designed by Elizabeth Freeman and is … Continue reading

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My Aeolian Shawl

I finished it about 2 weeks ago – Knitty.com‘s Aeolian Shawl designed by Elizabeth Freeman. It is awesome! I made it with Blue Heron Cotton Lace that I had on hand for a loooooooong time, and I used two colors … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Silent a Long Time

I have not felt much like writing this summer. It’s been a very cold, deeply grey one up here in Northern California, and that is never good for my depression. The last 6 or 8 weeks have been a grey … Continue reading

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Sock Lobstah

Ummm, if I ever tell you that I am going to knit a lobster, put me out of my misery. What was Knitty thinking? This just proves the Sandy Olsen theorum: “Just because you can knit it, doesn’t mean you … Continue reading

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