Watermelon Socks

I’ve always had a fascination with self-striping yarn, but yarn that makes patterns is a whole other level for me.  So when I saw Biscotte & Cie* yarn that made a watermelon pattern I had to try it.  The results: I love them!  Besides being incredibly cool, the yarn was really soft and fun to knit…

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One More Shot

There’s been a nip of fall in the air (not today, but other days recently) so I broke out the Annabel cardigan again. I started last winter and I’ve been working on it off and on but lately it’s been more off than on.  The cool weather inspired me to give it “one more shot”…

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Look for the Helpers

Every year I try to watch some coverage or retrospective of the events of September 11. It’s impossible to not remember the sadness, confusion, horror and fear from that day. I’ve been watching the replay of the “Today Show” from that morning. I was at work that day had only watched “hi lights” on the news.…

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Looking for a “Silver Lining”

Maybe it’s that the mornings and evenings are starting to be cooler and I’m not ready for summer to be over.  Maybe it’s chasing a three month old puppy is harder at 40-something than it was at 30-something.  Maybe it’s just Wednesday. Whatever “it” is, I’m feeling “meh” about my knitting and reading this week.…

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