i got (almost) nothin’

Posted on 43 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls, projects

we finally got a little dusting of snow to cover some of the gray and brown that we’ve been looking at for the last couple of weeks. it was nice to wake up to see snowflakes flying around out there. i’ve been doing a lot of kitting and pattern writing these last few days but […]

lacunae sock

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this sock has a secret—what looks like a humble 2-by-2 rib opens up to a mesmerizing texture of cocoon shapes that provide cozy warmth. the twist-stitch pattern adds a sturdy hand to the fabric and a snug fit around the foot to help it stay put. shown here in blue moon fiber arts muddy bottom […]

ok, that’s enough break now . . .

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when i work out i use exercise videos. i love that someone else has organized a weight-lifting or yoga routine so i don’t have to. sure, some of them are corny, but the good ones help me stay focused—my mind tends to wander on its own. i have one weightlifting DVD that’s pretty tough, but […]

merry, merry

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merry christmas everyone . . . i hope you are enjoying a day off doing whatever you love most. for us, it will be a quiet day at home with each other. somehow, i’ll figure out how to turn the tree lights on without waking david up (they’re on a timer and i can’t seem […]