Monthly Archives: January 2012

Friendship Squares 2012

Right before Christmas my sewing machine made a horrific clunking sound and then quit on me.  Now, I like to knit but I need to sew; there’s something about my psyche that needs a regular visit with my fabric.  I live in … Continue reading

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The Sweater: Week 3

It may not look like much, but it’s the body of my sweater (Middlefield Pullover from New England Knits).  Sleeves are next  and my fingers are crossed!  

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The Word Is Story

As I struggled to make any sort of resolutions this year (or “revolutions”, as my niece calls them), I stumbled across the idea of having one word shape the coming year.  This seemed like a much more interesting approach to … Continue reading

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The Sweater: Week 1

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what compels a modern-day person to spend a significant chunk of change and time to knit a sweater that may or may not fit her when all is said and done.  I mean, … Continue reading

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I Put A Bird On It

Last spring I won some quilt blocks at one of our guild meetings.  They were simple, square-within-a-square blocks, in random colors (but a lot of purple).  I scratched my head a bit as to what to do to tie them … Continue reading

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Leftovers

I am a packrat about certain things – fabric and yarn being at the top of the list.  For me, those Hoarders shows are cautionary tales that remind me to keep my tendencies in check, lest me or the cat … Continue reading

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Family Essays

Just a quick note to say that I’ve begun posting some of my family essays here on this site.  They are posted as pages, rather than blog entries, because they are a bit long.  You can find them under the … Continue reading

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