Rain Boots

A few weeks ago I saw this post  about two of my favourite things – knit socks and shoes.  I loved the clear jelly boots. A quick google search later and a pair was on their way to me. They arrived in today’s mail – I love the boots (and the box they came in.)

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It’s like it’s magic

Victoria Day Monday I decided I needed to try something new, at least for the second time. A couple years after I started knitting again, I tried to knit 2 socks on one circular needle. I believe I got them cast on, couldn’t figure what I was supposed to do with the cables and loops…

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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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