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I did it!

It seemed so easy this time around – to knit the shawl as it should have been back in the day. Of course, the pattern’s yet to be tested but for whatever reason my usual nervousness at that prospect hasn’t yet managed to muster itself. 108 more words


Bread & Roses

The phrase bread and roses originated in the early twentieth century in the American labor movement. There are stories about it being sung as part of a song by strikers, which seems to be apocryphal. 309 more words


Progress and Small Things

I’ve been working less than diligently on the little sweater for my niece. It’s cables and bobbles and it requires all sorts of my attention. Couple that with the fact that my husband is now playing not one, but two games that are really interesting… well… cables are a little demanding. 218 more words


Message for Michelle Hunter

Dear Michelle,

I’m hooked! I thought about doing your October KAL- Namesake, but then I looked at the queue on my Ravelry site and decided that I was way too busy to make a cowl. 334 more words

Challenging Week

This has been an interesting week.  It had gone from panic to joy and back to panic again.  Busy doesn’t even begin to encompass the activity level! 426 more words

Lace Knitting

Only 3 days til our KAL starts!

Our Tignish Shawl KAL starts September 1, 2014 — come and join us!

Some lovely prizes and the most wonderful knitting companionship!