life is a bowl of tomatoes

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we actually had a bowlful of cherries, but i managed to scarf all of those down when i came in from the garden the other day. mm, cold cherries on a hot summer afternoon. i didn’t get pictures though, so you just get tomatoes (and not even the cherry tomatoes at that). maybe not quite […]

sudsing your duds

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way back in june, at TNNA, i had a chance to talk to anna blangiforti, producer of here); the number is right on that page in the sidebar to the left. tell her i told you to ask . . . she’s been anxiously awaiting a review over the summer. happy washing and have a […]

tudor grace

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splashes of soft, backlit color highlight the twining vertical motif in this simple-to-work scarf. sock-weight yarn makes the knitting race along . . . in just a few weeks we might need a cuddly chill-chaser like this in the early morning or late afternoon . . . shown here in briar rose fibers perl grey […]

a decent day’s work

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yesterday i spent several hours blocking knits, but took photos too late to add to the already long post i wrote. so we get to see them today, with the added bonus of a few shots after unpinning. first up is tudor grace, next in the little nothings series. knit up in beautiful briar rose […]