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this sheer faroese shawl has allover movement thanks to a pretty stitch pattern with lines that fairly shimmer. all the elements of a sunny summer meadow in one neat package that sits smartly on the shoulders. and the bugs don’t bite. shown here in pear (just one of many desirable color choices). to purchase pattern […]

i need a hand

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thanks elizabeth. heh. i couldn’t resist . . . elizabeth saw this tiny cutie and sent it along. i love the size; i can wear it secretly for good luck even if it doesn’t go with my outfit. ooof. we are trying to get a jillion things done before we leave tomorrow to head east […]

a pox on my garden

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i’m pretty sure that most of my garden is dying. when i got back from austin last weekend i really noticed it. although david took great care of everything while i was gone, the tomatoes had some really bad-looking underskirts. and my star eggplant was looking ve-ery sickly (though full of fruit still). this guy […]


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i just love a good collaboration . . . for these socks, david picked the yarn color and selected a stitch pattern out of several that i swatched, wikipedia tells me that the french phrase literally translates to a household of three. and houses have socks, right?) ok, back to the stats: sock is show […]