Monthly Archives: August 2010

Also a life skill

Sometimes knowing how to knit really comes in handy. I’m not talking about those boring nights on the couch, or when you’re waiting in a seemingly never-ending line at the post office, either. Today knowing how to knit helped me … Continue reading

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Sparkly Purple Cowl

Despite the large amount of work Rob and I did on the condo today (cleaning out the fridge and pantry, cleaning out the cars, hanging new blinds, painting, etc.), I actually managed to get a little bit of knitting done. … Continue reading

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Bad Blogger

I’ve been a bad blogger this week.  I’ve thought every day “I should write something in my blog today” and every night I still haven’t done it. True, I have a ton of stuff to do, people to see, appointments … Continue reading

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We’re Moving!

Rob and I are leaving DC for good. When I moved here four years ago, I quickly realized that this city isn’t a good fit for me.  There are too many people, too much stress, everything goes too fast, nobody … Continue reading

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The Secret Stash of Games

I craft.  I have a large stash of yarn to knit, fiber to spin, beads to… well… bead, and all the assorted tools that will make each of these hobbies easier and more enjoyable. I have no problems with having … Continue reading

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Making Mistakes

Mistakes happen.  They happen in knitting, in cooking, in writing, in spinning – in every aspect of life both covered by this blog and not.  I certainly make my fair share of them. Some mistakes, like adding sugar to the … Continue reading

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My first spinning wheel

A few weeks ago I bought my first spinning wheel – a Kromski Sonata. (the fuzz in the middle is the roving I was spinning up) It won over others because I had a very easy time spinning on it, … Continue reading

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