Category Archives: Fixes


My new stove arrived yesterday – be still my pounding heart!  A new stove is not generally what makes my heart pound – but this is the second new stove I have ever purchases and that is pretty exciting! About … Continue reading

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Spring in my Hands

An Ode to Hand-dyed Yarns We have been receiving boxes and boxes of hand-dyed yarns in the last week.  Handmaiden, Mountain Colors, and Madelinetosh are the most exciting boxes to open and unpack as there are always must have colours and … Continue reading

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Knitting and “All that Jazz”

Knitting is going apace.  Never any end in sight and that is the way that I like it!  It is a little scary how many idea’s are floating around my brain right now.  It seems that Spring Fever is lasting … Continue reading

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Knitting Symbols and Dancing Glass

One should never go to sleep after making a mistake in knitting – you worry about it all night long.  One should never try to fix a knitting mistake at night when one is tired – you will make it … Continue reading

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Perfecting the Technique

We go around and around and hopefully perfect the journey. I taught a class yesterday, Saracen Shawl.  It was a great class, good students and we had a lot of fun.  One student, Deb, said something to me that resonated.  … Continue reading

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A Scattered Life

I am a very disorganized person.  I work and live in Chaos.  There is no rhyme to my reason and sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t! Though, on the whole, it works for me.  The advent of Sophie to … Continue reading

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Kicked to the Curb….

….By the common cold! I am finally feeling human.  For the last week and a half I have been laid low by the smallest of things.  The common cold!  I could not knit; I could not read; and I really didn’t watch much … Continue reading

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