Happy Birthday Dad!

My father’s birthday has been April 10 for many years now: more than I’ve been around, obviously.  So I don’t know why I was so surprised on Saturday when I realized his birthday was less than a week away.  It happens every year around this time.  I’ve started knitting a pair of socks for Father’s…

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Vacation Knitting

I just got home from vacation – a little over 2 weeks in Florida.  It was great to have some warmer weather and a bit of down time.  There was also yarn involved. 😀 My traveling project was a second sock.  Between the flights down and home, I managed to finish the sock: They are…

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Sometimes they keep in touch

One of the things I love about knitting is giving my projects as gifts. My family and friends have come to expect that birthdays or Christmas usually will include some hand knit gift from me. What’s especially rewarding is seeing things I made several years ago still being used, sometimes by someone else as they…

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My Own Prize

A couple of weeks ago I started out excited to participate in my first Ravellenic games. The concept is relatively simple: start a project during (or after) the Olympic opening ceremonies and compete it by the closing ceremonies. Awards are handed out in categories for those who finish within the time period. I can normally…

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