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Unraveled Wednesday, June 28

Unraveled Wednesday, June 28

Well, there has been some unraveling here this week… I picked up stitches and in my stitch picking up zeal, I picked up a few too many and when I checked my band, it was just a bit too ruffle-y. So, back to stitch pick up for me! There is no way in hell that this is a...

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Joyful June

Sometimes things happen that initially seem like a very bad thing, but after digesting it for a bit – you realize that rather than being very bad, it is so very good! Such is the case for me this month – I started the month with a job, and the month is ending without...

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Sometimes Monday’s…

Are for binding off! Sweater body done! Front band pick up to commence momentarily! My bind off and pick up companion? On The Road by Jack Kerouac and how I did not realize what a fantastic writer he was!? Happy Monday, everyone!

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Rainy days are for knitting

Stillwater #1 is progressing, but it is obviously not a "4-day knit" for me, but I am moving in the right direction. I have one more repeat to do before I begin the bottom ribbing. The rainy weekend we have on tap will enable lots of knitting time, which is a good...

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Playing Favorites

This week, the topic for Think Write Thursday is to write about your three favorite things to wear. Well, hmmm. I am guessing PJ's can't be on the list? Or can they? But, truthfully - the topic caused me to think much about what I wear and why and do I really like it....

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Unraveled Wednesday, June 21

Happy Summer Solstice! It is the best day of the year with more daylight hours to knit and read by! Amirite?! On the reading front, I am close to finishing 2 books; The Hanging (which I am listening to) and The Other Einstein (which I am reading on my Kindle). Both...

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Sewing Contemplations and Questions

I have read through my Alabama Chanin book three times now and I think I am ready to give a tee-shirt a whirl. I think my first "go" will be from a couple of Steve's old shirts. I hope to stop at Jo-Ann's this weekend to get some craft thread and get started. Beyond...

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Easing into Monday

It was a quiet weekend here with no real plans to do anything, which was perfect. We did a bit of yard work in the heat, no too much, but just enough and I was pleased to see that this week my first zucchini will be ready for picking! There was a bit of knitting –...

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Gone Knittin’

I had a few things to get done yesterday morning and then Steve and I took a bit of a walk out at Boyce Mayview. It was my first walk since my tumble and it went well, although a bit warm with the heat yesterday afternoon! And, I am happy to report that there are no...

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